Leeds City Region Digital Inward Investment Fund
If you’re a creative, digital or tech business looking to establish a presence in Leeds City Region, you could be eligible for funding of £10,000 to £100,000 through our Digital Inward Investment Fund.
The Fund has been developed to support businesses within the creative, digital/tech, MedTech or FinTech sectors considering a new location in the UK’s digital heartland.
Contact the team at invest@the-LEP.com or on 0113 348 1114.
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Watch our testimonial video to find out more about why Leeds City Region is a great location. Hear from key spokespeople in the digital and tech sector and the businesses we’ve supported, who have moved to the region.
The funding can contribute towards the costs related to the investment including:
Your business could be eligible for a grant contribution of between £10,000 - £100,000 if you meet the following criteria:
currently have no presence in Leeds City Region
intend to establish a new operation in Leeds City Region
are a creative, digital/tech, MedTech* or FinTech business
have the relevant capital associated with this investment
are creating five or more full time, permanent jobs in Leeds City Region
have been trading for a minimum of 12 months
have an eligible project with a value over £10,000
*Includes Medical Technology businesses and Medical/Healthcare business which are at Research & Development stage.
Other support you’ll receive
Help build the business case
Find a space that’s right for you
Introduce you to potential partners
Marketing and communications
Ongoing support once you’re here
Tim Mercer, CEO,
“We are proud of our roots and genuinely believe the integrity, vibrancy and passion of our Northern team are three of the key reasons why clients, partners and technology giants want to work with us. From a practical perspective we are well connected, which means our location suits us as a fast-growth business with a national presence. ”
Zandra Moore, CEO
and Co-Founder, Panintelligence
“Our ecosystem is really well connected. Leeds Digital Festival really galvanized the community to create platforms, meetups and events that mean we are all working better together. It’s creating a really vibrant community that engages with each other.”
Anna Sutton, CEO
The Data Shed
“We set up The Data Shed in Leeds 6 years ago now - we've thrived because of the amazing businesses and talent in the region that have supported the growth of the consultancy. ”