Business Angels East Midlands Business Angels Ltd (EMBA) raises investment capital for growing companies. Investments completed range from £20,000 to over £1 million.
Business Link East Midlands Business Link provides targeted and high quality support, improving business creation, increasing business survival and helping to harness a culture of enterprise.
Centre for Creative Business The Centre for Creative Business is here to inspire, educate and equip creative industry management team. The Centre is a not-for-profit joint venture between Europe's best business school, London Business School, and Europe's largest creative university, University of the Arts London
Coalfields Enterprise Fund The Coalfields Enterprise Fund has been established to finance growth-orientated companies and encourage entrepreneurship in England’s former coalfield areas
Crafts Council Development Award The Crafts Council Development Award is for makers who are about to set up their business, or who are within three years of doing so
DDEP (Derby & Derbyshire Economic Partnership) Our aim is to stimulate, develop and bring forward a range of sustainable economic opportunities in Derby & Derbyshire and improve the prosperity and overall environment for businesses, communities, individuals and visitors.
Derby Loans A community development financial organisation (CDFI). It is an independent, not-for-profit business that exists to provide finance for businesses and community groups in Derby and Derbyshire and beyond that are unable to get the finance they need from banks.
Design Factory Shaping the future of craft and design in the East Midlands.
Design Factory is an organisation committed to supporting, developing and promoting the design and craft sector in the East Midlands.
East Midlands Community Loan Fund The Community Loan fund for the East Midlands provides loan finance of between £15k-£100k to “not for profit” organisations that are economically viable but are unable to access mainstream loan finance
East Midlands Regional Venture Capital Fund The fund invests in young developing and existing businesses and will consider investing in start up, early stage and development capital opportunities, as well as management buy-out and buy-in situations.
EM Media Invests in the development of film and media businesses