Using unpaid invoices to raise cash (invoice finance)
Information on invoice finance – which helps your business to raise cash using unpaid invoices.
Borrowing against something you own or plan to buy (assets)
Information on asset finance – where you can raise money for an idea or business by borrowing against something you own or plan to buy.
Borrowing from banks to fund your business
Information on what banks look for if you want to borrow money for an idea or business.
Information on grant funding with some examples of grants available in Scotland to create jobs and new products or services.
Crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending
Information on crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending including choosing a platform.
Selling shares in your business (equity finance)
Information on equity finance – which allows your business to raise money by selling shares.
Building Scotland Fund
Information on the Building Scotland Fund including what you can use it for and how to apply.
Scottish Growth Scheme
A £500 million package of financial support which aims to help Scottish businesses grow and is backed by the Scottish Government.
SME Loan fund
Scottish government loans of up to £100,000 for resource-efficient projects.
Funding to export products and services (export or trade finance)
Information on finding funding to export products and services, including what support is available from UK Export Finance.
Apply for Cairngorms LEADER funding
Get funding for development projects that will benefit the public in the Cairngorms National Park.
Apply for Creative Scotland funding
How to apply for funding in the arts, screen and creative industries.