New fund launched to help Birmingham start-ups secure finance

A new funding stream to help fledgling businesses in Birmingham has been officially launched.

The fund sees Birmingham City Council team up with ART Business Loans (ART) and peer-to-peer platform ThinCats to help provide the start-up capital for new businesses.

The fund is hoping that it could generate around £3m to help improve access to finance for start-ups and existing businesses – provided local investors give the idea their support.

In its first day of fundraising yesterday, organisers ... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...