aim has an impressive list of venture capital and funding contacts.
Having already raised in excess of £7 million for client activities aim can demonstrate a successful track record in helping clients access funding.
From the strategic business planning process, a clear funding requirement will emerge together with the most likely source of these funds. It will invariably be a mix between banks, venture capital and grant with other organisations that prefer to position themselves as gap funders providing finance where others will not.
Equity finance - aim can introduce aspiring entrepreneurs and seasoned businesses to venture capitalists or business angels.
Private funding - through its own network of high net worth individuals, aim can often introduce clients to private and angel investors.
Grants - aim has an enviable track record of success in obtaining grants of all kinds within this complicated and broad sector particularly in the areas of training, capital funding and business development.
Banks and loans - the exactness of the business planning process and the investor readiness of the project and team can often make the difference between a successful and unsuccessful application to a bank or fund. aim adds value to the process by ensuring that each application is of the highest possible standard before making applications for SFLG loans and other products.