Get ready to attract investment

Our investment specialists are an experienced team who can help you identify the most appropriate sources of finance for your business and help you secure a funding package from a range of sources including bank funding, other debt providers, equity and grants.

We'll work with you to:

  • Establish your growth funding requirements
  • Identify appropriate forms of funding for your business
  • Develop your investment proposition

You may also be eligible for financial readiness grant support which can be used to part finance the costs in appointing specialist private sector professional intermediaries at the appropriate stage in the financial readiness process.

Are you eligible?

If you're a Scottish SME with growth and export potential, whose growth ambitions, when realised, will provide clear benefit to the Scottish economy, then our financial readiness team would like to talk to you.

How to apply

To get help from a financial readiness specialist, contact your Business Gateway or Scottish Enterprise adviser. Don't have an adviser yet? Get in touch and we'll talk you through the process.

Make an enquiry

What others say

"Thanks again for all your help in the early days. You were able to offer real advice about the financial and funding side of the business. Although there is lots of help to create a glossy business plan, I found little help or advice regarding getting funds from banks or investors – until you were introduced to me." – Geoff Box, Coffee Drive, Edinburgh 

"We want to say a huge thank you for helping us get to this stage as we know we would never have managed to get an agreement with the bank without your assistance.  Your input towards making our business plan more specific to our target audience and focus on what we were actually asking them for was invaluable." – Alasdair Orr, LA’Orr Boutique, Maud, Aberdeenshire