Investment opportunities

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Overview

Alongside a range of training and support to become investor ready, we can help showcase your company and connect you to local, national and international investors and help you secure seed, Series A and follow on funding to grow and scale your business.

Various grants and funding options are available.

Getting ready to attract investment

Talk to our specialist team for advice on the right funding options for you and your company.

Equity funding

Our Scottish Venture Fund is a flexible equity gap fund that invests alongside private sector investors. Or investment can be made in companies from start-up, growth to expansion into new products and/or markets through our Scottish Co-investment Fund. This is match funding with accredited investment partners.

Renewables funding

The Renewable Energy Investment Fund (REIF) can provide financial assistance within the renewable sector.

R&D funding

Our SMART: SCOTLAND grant provides funding for small business to work on new projects. And our Research and Development Grant supports businesses developing new products, processes and services.

Creating or safeguarding jobs

Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) provides funding towards projects that create or safeguard jobs in Scotland.