SME Finance & Funding
Business Finance Solutions and Information
Whether you are just starting-out as a business in Edinburgh or are looking for the funding and/or assistance to grow and develop, you will find the information and assistance you need to get on track right here.
Interspace is affiliated with a number of business support institutions including Business Gateway and offers government backed support for business grants, financial assistance and loans, mentoring and consultancy options and funding for SMEs and start-ups.
Funding & Finance Resources in Edinburgh
The City of Edinburgh Council
Not only does the Council provide a range of business support services but is heavily involved in assisting small and start-up businesses in attaining funding and financial support in order to develop further.
The Business Gateway
The Business gateway offer a plethora of support and funding opportunities from grant and benefit opportunities to assistance with cash flow, invoicing and payment management. They also provide an array of resources for loans, insurance and tax rates & allowances.
Bright Red Triangle
As one of our stakeholder venues, the Bright Red Triangle provides an invaluable talent pool, allowing businesses to work with teams of experienced business and tech savvy students as part of Napier University’s initiative. This allows small and start-up businesses with limited resources to outsource tasks to dedicated teams at reduced rates.
Cultural Enterprise Office – Funding & Finance
The Funding & Finance section of the Cultural Enterprise Office offers guidance and assistance for creative businesses looking to raise money or consider alternative and new financing options.
Creative Scotland – Funding Programmes
Investing in the arts and creative industries, Creative Scotland offers funding programmes directed at unlocking the potential of ambitious creative businesses. Their website offers a very simple process to enquire about your eligibility for funding opportunities.