University of Essex

The University of Essex Enterprise Zone Angel Investment Platform, is initially funded from the Research England Development Fund and aims to Unlock creative potential - by supporting new businesses to access the essential working capital they need to propel their business through a virtual community of investors, “Angels@Essex


Through opening up access to flexible sources of investment, tailored to the digital creative sector, our goal is to accelerate the pace at which business ideas can be brought to market and to expand the numbers of new products and services being developed successfully from our Knowledge Gateway.

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Services Provided Business Advisors and Mentoring, Grant funding provision/advice, Incubator / Accelerator
Investment Opportunities Yes
Regions Covered East of England
Investment Range All
Sectors Considered Advertising and Publishing, Aerospace and Defence, Automobile and Transport, Business Products and Services, Clean Tech and Eco Innovation, Computing and Electronics, Consumer and e-commerce, Consumer Technology, Creative Arts and Entertainment, Digital Media and Content, Fashion and Design, Fin Tech, Financial and Professional Services, Food and Drink, Healthcare, Med Tech and Digital Health, Internet of Things, Life Sciences, Logistics and Distribution, Materials and Manufacturing, Mobile and Telecoms, Renewables and Energy, Retail, Social Impact

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