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Raising Investment for Business

We help secure early stage, proof-of-concept funding. Providing investment to de-risk emerging solutions and speeding up their route to market.

Find out if your company’s proposal to raise money meets the conditions of EIS and how to apply.

We help secure early stage, proof-of-concept funding. Providing investment to de-risk emerging solutions and speeding up their route to market.

Proof-of-concept (POC) funding is a type of funding that is used to support the development of a proof-of-concept for a new product, service, or technology. This type of funding is usually provided by investors, venture capitalists, or other funding organizations, and is typically used to validate the feasibility and potential of a new idea or concept.

POC funding is typically used to cover the costs associated with developing a prototype or a small-scale version of the concept, as well as conducting market research and testing. The goal of POC funding is to demonstrate that the concept has the potential to be viable and successful, and to attract additional funding for further development and commercialization.

POC funding is often seen as a crucial step in the process of bringing a new idea to market, as it can help entrepreneurs and innovators to determine the feasibility of their concept and to identify any potential challenges or issues that may need to be addressed. It can also help to build credibility and support for the concept, and can serve as a steppingstone to larger rounds of funding for further development.

 

    At Innovationly, we implement successful strategies to ensure your business is ready to apply for Grant Fudning.

    Raising investment refers to the process of obtaining funding from investors in order to support the growth and development of a business. There are various ways to raise investment, including:

    • Angel investors: These are individuals who invest their own money in exchange for ownership equity in a company. Angel investors may also provide mentorship and guidance to the company.
    • Venture capital: Venture capital firms provide funding to early-stage and high-growth companies in exchange for equity ownership.
    • Crowdfunding: This is a way to raise investment by soliciting small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically through online platforms.
    • Loans: A business can also raise investment by taking out a loan from a bank or other financial institution.
    • Government grants are financial awards provided by a government agency to support specific activities or projects. These grants are typically awarded to individuals, organizations, or businesses based on merit, and are intended to support a wide range of activities, including research, education, community development, and economic development.

     

      The process for obtaining grant funding can be fiercely competitive and difficult

      Strategy

      The more you can evidence that that money you seek will definitely help you grow sales and profit, the less risky you are for funders. Proving your market and creating strong value propositions is essential to securing investment, so this needs to be the strongest part of your business plan.

      Creativity

      Often SME’s biggest hindrance to growth is obtaining the finance it requires. We can help you by advising on raising debt and equity for your business, from Start-up capital for a new venture or funding for a potential acquisition.

      Innovationly does something different with your website and search engine optimization. We’re all about user experience, not just statistics and numbers.

      Our Raising Investment Service

      Often SME’s biggest hindrance to growth is obtaining the finance it requires. We can help you by advising on raising debt and equity for your business, from Start-up capital for a new venture or funding for a potential acquisition.

      This starts by building a validated business plan, by which we mean that the market opportunities you see should be proven as far as possible, as this is where the risk lies.

      • How many buyers have you talked to and does what you are selling fit their needs better than your competition?
      • Can you get any letters of intent for a certain volume of orders, a pilot project or some other significant step towards future revenue?
      • What is the most cost-effective and proven route to engage your prospects?

          We’re known for helping our clients gain authority, as they climb the ranks on search engines. We’ll build your brand from the ground up, or simply enhance your reputation, as we transform your brand image with our superior SEO strategies.

          The more you can evidence that that money you seek will definitely help you grow sales and profit, the less risky you are for funders. Proving your market and creating strong value propositions is essential to securing investment, so this needs to be the strongest part of your business plan.

              Businesses that have already received investment through the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) or from a venture capital trust, cannot use SEIS.

              Why work with us?

              You’ll get hands-on support and strategic advice from skilled advisers to navigate this process and deliver a successful outcome. We’ll help you from the very beginning of your business-planning process, providing robust challenge, and advice throughout.

              Innovationly works closely with a range of business angels and private equity, with seed funds in industry and universities, research councils, and with venture capitalists looking for investable deals from innovative, high growth potential companies.

              We know what investors are looking for in a business proposition – and we know what makes a good investor and Innovationly too, it isn’t just one-way traffic.

              We’re living in a visual world. Mindless scrolling and competing for the consumer’s attention is the norm.

              At Innovationly, we set out to do something different. We’re a digital marketing agency that works, without the empty promises. In a world guided by the internet, we’ve become the ultimate connoisseurs in understanding its depth and its intricacies.

              Develop a compelling pitch

              1. This should include a clear and concise overview of your business idea, your target market, and your financial projections. Innovationly will make sure to highlight the unique value proposition of your product or service and how it addresses a need in the market.

              Research potential investors

              1. Innovationly can support you with Looking for investors who have a track record of investing in businesses similar to yours and who align with your values and goals.

              Network and build relationships

              1. Innovationly can support you with Building relationships with investors, which is an effective way to get your business in front of the right people.

              Prepare financial projections and a business plan

              Investors will want to see detailed financial projections and a solid business plan that outlines your strategy for growth and profitability. Make sure to include a realistic budget and timeline for achieving your goals.

              EIS /SEIS taxation

              1. We also assist with obtaining advance assurance of qualification for venture capital relief from HMRC.

              Practice your pitch

              Before meeting with investors, practice your pitch with friends, family, or colleagues to get feedback and fine-tune your message. Being well-prepared and confident can increase your chances of success.

              We prefer to work with companies that want to embrace innovation, and the times.

              Here are a few of our most recent case studies. We aim to update this every three months with some of our very best work to show you exactly what you can expect when you innovate with us.

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              Innovationly initially created a brand for Amberley Innovations, a business process optimisation and automation startup. Innovationly were then engaged to assist and win its first customers.

              Attain Genuine Business Growth With Innovationly’s Business Specialists.
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