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Thames Valley Berkshire Funding Escalator

A range of finance options for established and scaling Berkshire businesses

The Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has committed £11.3 million of capital to create a funding escalator of loans and equity across four funding initiatives managed by The FSE Group. If you are an ambitious SME based in Berkshire, already trading and with the potential to deliver high growth and employment opportunities, you may be eligible to apply.

There are two growth funds available; in some cases businesses can apply for a combination of both.

Debt Funds £50,000 – £300,000
Equity Funds £100,000 – £300,000

Funding can be used for:

  • Entering new markets
  • Exporting abroad
  • Hiring new staff
  • Moving to new premises
  • New product development
  • Purchasing new equipment
  • Sales & marketing activity

To find out more, please contact us on 0118 209 0000 or click here.

To view case studies of of Berkshire Businesses that have accessed the funds Funding case studies

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