Sardison Capital

What offer is: Access to a range of funding solutions, from business finance to property finance. They also have a range of...

Start Up Loans

What offer is A Start Up Loan is a government-backed personal loan of up to £25,000, available to individuals looking...

Wandsworth Grant Fund 

Grants of up to £10,000 for community and voluntary sector organisations in the borough to undertake activities for up to 12 months. 

Oion (Oxford Investment Opportunity Network Ltd) 

Equity finance investment platform. You register and they respond if they think you may be of interest to their investors.

Venture Capital Schemes (HMRC)

These are schemes which help SMEs or social enterprises grow by attracting investment. Offer tax reliefs for individuals who buy or hold new shares, bonds or assets for a specific period of time.


Grant funding and loans for social enterprises to start up or scale up.

Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

Medium sized grant-making foundation which gives grants to small, well-established organisations which address local issues. Grants for running costs or one-off capital costs to charities and not-for-profit organisations.

Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP)

Grant funding for eligible businesses towards the costs of exhibiting at overseas trade shows.

Syndicate Room 

Investment fund providing multi sector investments.


Funding and support. Support with product, model and proposition, sales and distribution.

Smart grants (Innovate UK)

Grant funding. Regular competitions are run where businesses can apply for a grant with their innovation projects.


Equity crowdfunding platform which supports you through the entire journey, from campaign creation to promotion and documentation.


Equity finance platform 

Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS)

This is a scheme which encourages investors to invest in UK companies. You need to apply to HMRC to get SEIS status. SEIS allows investors to claim back up to 78% of their investment in the first year (up to £150,000) currently. Many professional investors and business angel now require SEIS status at angel stage.

Responsible Finance 

Has a list of finance providers that provide loans.  All services are listed on their Finding Finance website.