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12 December 2023

£200m South West Investment Fund passes £2m investment milestone

The government-backed fund was launched in July by the British Business Bank to boost the supply of finance to small and medium-sized businesses throughout the South West. The Bank announced last month the fund’s first equity investment of £500,000 in tech-led commercial waste and recycling business Binit. Now it has confirmed that the South West […]

4 August 2023

Hundreds of South West businesses express interest in the new £200m South West Investment Fund

The government-backed fund, which was unveiled last month by the British Business Bank, aims to increase the supply and diversity of early-stage finance for new and growing smaller businesses across the region. It operates throughout the South West, encompassing Bristol, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset, and Wiltshire. Since its launch […]

6 July 2023

Hear about the South West Investment Fund and meet the Fund Managers in this video

The South West Investment Fund is the first of the British Business Bank’s Nations and Regions Investment Funds to be launched. The £200m fund increases the supply and diversity of early-stage finance for South West smaller businesses, providing funds to firms that might otherwise not receive investment and help to break down barriers in access […]

6 July 2023

Launch of British Business Bank’s £200m South West Investment Fund empowers small businesses across the region

The South West Investment Fund (SWIF) will provide much-needed funding to small and medium sized businesses across the whole South West region, covering Bristol, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset, and Wiltshire. The fund will increase the supply and diversity of early-stage finance for new and growing smaller businesses for various […]