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Running an existing business or starting one for the first time? You’re likely looking for the right funding and finance to help you grow and develop your business. There are so many finance options out there to choose from. Where do you start?


See your options

Wherever you are on your business
journey, we’re here to help.

For the

if you're a sole-trader, you may be looking to grow and invest in your company.

Explore what finance options may be available to you and your expansion plans.

For pre-starts & start-ups

Looking to take your product or service to market? Or planning the future of your business around how to grow from one funding round to the next?

Discover the finance options available that can help you unlock growth.

 For established businesses & scale-ups

As your business grows and evolves, so will your finance needs. Which options are best for you right now?

See how finance can help you achieve success.

Your finance options

There are thousands of different finance options out there. How do you know which
option might be right for you? Where do you begin? That’s where SimpliFi can help. 
We’ve simplified all things finance. Click through so you can see which options might
be best suited to your business.


A way to raise funds for your business by selling shares or partial ownership to people or an organisation in return for money, who can share in your profits or losses. Equity funding can help you raise large amounts without building up debt, and your investors will have a personal stake in helping your business succeed.

  • Crowdfunding
  • Business Angels
  • Venture Capital
  • NPIF Equity


Money that you can borrow from external sources, with a liability to repay the borrowed amount with interest over a set time period. Debt funding can help you get access to cash, while retaining full ownership of your business. 

  • Overdrafts
  • Commercial Loans
  • Invoice Finance
  • Asset Finance
  • Cashflow Finance
  • Trade Finance

Public Sector Grants

Funds provided by government organisations or agencies that can support you with specific business projects, initiatives or activities. Public sector grants provide you with financial support without a requirement to repay the funds.

  • GM Business Growth Hub – Innovation Voucher Scheme
  • Innovate UK – SMART Grants
  • Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
  • Innovate UK Unlocking Potential Award

Public Sector Loans

Funds provided by government organisations or agencies that can support you with specific business projects, initiatives or activities. Unlike public sector grants, public sector loans must be repaid over a set time period with interest, and this interest is typically at a lower rate than loans from private lenders. 

  • Start-up loans
  • Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund Small Loans
  • Innovate UK Innovation loans
  • GM Business Investment Fund

Visit our business support & funding finder to get the tools you need to navigate your finance journey

Business Support & Funding Finder


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