Funding for businesses across the
Northern Powerhouse region

Investments between £50,000 and £2 million for businesses in the North of England.

Funding available from £50,000 - £2 million

For Northern Powerhouse-based businesses

Equity funding to
support growth

Available for start-up
and established businesses

Equity finance for ambitious businesses

Take the next step in your growth journey with NPIF Maven Equity Finance. 

The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, supported by the European Regional Development Fund, in collaboration with the British Business Bank and ten Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs), created to provide business support to small businesses in the region.

Maven is the appointed Fund Manager for the NPIF North West Equity Finance element of the Fund.

The Fund can invest in start-up and established companies based across the Northern Powerhouse aiming to create jobs and contribute to the economy.

Funding can help your company expand its operations, hire new staff, purchase machinery, manage working capital and grow customer reach. 

NPIF Maven Equity Finance Portfolio

We have supported a range of dynamic businesses in a variety of growing sectors across the Northern Powerhouse. Could you be our next success story?

The Northern Powerhouse Region

With a primary focus on supporting businesses across the North West, NPIF Maven Equity Finance can invest in companies based in:

  • Liverpool City Region
  • Lancashire
  • Manchester
  • Cumbria
  • Cheshire and Warrington
  • York, North Yorkshire and East Riding
  • Sheffield City Region
  • Tees Valley
  • Leeds City Region
  • The Humber


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