Connect Midlands

Connect Midlands is a not-for-profit network, linking technology based entrpreneurs and high-growth businesses, with the business training, finance, management and customers they need to succeed.

Connect Midlands works across the East and West Midlands. Our activities help businesses to become investment ready via our renowned Connect InvoRed programmes and to meet investors via our showcasing platforms such as Springboard, RoundTable, RedCarpet, Investment Challenge and our flagship Connect Midlands Investment Conference.

Our particular aim is to secure equity based finance for early stage companies – up to £5m. We offer high-potential investment opportunities, giving access to over 250 businesses each year, all pre-screened and selected for high-growth.

The Connect Midlands programmes’ are designed to add value to technology based and high-growth companies at different stages in the business and investment life cycle. The exchange of ideas, the facilitation of technology transfer opportunities, networking with peers and potential investors; these are some of the opportunities created by our events and activities.

To date we have helped over 1,000 Midlands companies with over 200 going on to raise over £115 million in investment.