Key Figures



Finance for small business

Enterprise Ventures  is one of the leading providers of venture capital and loans to small businesses in England and Wales. We can provide finance of up to £2 million for businesses in all sectors and at all stages of development – from funding for start-ups to investment to help you grow your business, fund a management buy-out or buy-in and replacement capital.

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No 1 in the North West


Enterprise Ventures is no 1 in the region in terms of the volume of deals completed.

Record first half


Enterprise Ventures invested £14.6m in the first half of 2014 – up by 28% on last year.

Xeros floats on AIM


A company backed by Enterprise Ventures has floated on AIM

CEO predicts growth


Investing in small firms will be big business in a few years’ time.

Investment Stories

Fridge van firm set to double in size with Rosebud funding

A fast-growing business which manufactures insulated linings for refrigerated vehicles is planning to double in More →

IFA aims for 100 UK offices

A Chorley-based firm of Independent Financial Advisers (IFAs) has secured a £100,000 loan from Lancashire’s More →

Tilemaster to create 7 new jobs after £225k investment

Tilemaster Adhesives - a family-run business which manufactures tiling products from its base in Leyland More →

Fashion firm secures £150k following M&S contract win

A fashion design business which has recently won a contract with Marks & Spencer, has More →


Risk capital? Not if we can help it.

In this article Mark Wyatt, Investment Director at Enterprise Ventures, explores the issue of risk More →

Investment to help you build your business

Funding for start-ups and early stage companies

From £15,000 to £150,000 for new and existing businesses