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    Market Mouse

    “We are delighted with the support MSIF has provided. It is extremely difficult for start-up companies to get funding and without them we may not have got the business off the ground.”

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    Revolver Retail

    A retail and events business which provides short term space to retailers has been backed by Merseyside Special Investment Fund (MSIF).

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    Inteb Managed Services

    A business which provides advice to companies to help them become more energy efficient is expanding with funding from The North West Fund for Micro Loans, managed by Merseyside Special Investment Fund (MSIF).

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MSIF provide Boulder Hut Ltd with a £70k bump to reach new heights

Cheshire based climbing facility has received financial support from MSIF in the form of a £70,000 loan.

Sam Oxford and her partner Antony White have recently opened a large climbing wall centre in the popular leisure area of Ellesmere Port. Boulder Hut opened its doors to avid climbers and novices on Saturday 14th July. With over 40 years of climbing experience between them, opening their own climbing facility has been in the planning for some time.

SolidTek receive £80k of NPIF Funding from MSIF

Knowsley-based speciality chemical manufacturing business, SolidTek, has received a £80,000 loan from NPIF – BFS & MSIF Microfinance, part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.

SolidTek was incorporated in 2015, by Steve Crick and Gary Harrison, who collectively have over 60 years of experience within the water treatment industry.

SolidTek manufactures solid paste water treatment products to prevent scale, corrosion and microbiological growth in water systems.

Lancashire-based technology platform will double staff numbers in the next 12 months

Lancashire-based technology platform will double staff numbers in the next 12 months and create a R&D function to accelerate new product development .

NPIF Maven Equity Finance (“the Fund”), part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (“NPIF”), and managed by Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”), has invested £750,000 in Lancashire-based Extreme Low Energy (“ELe”), a proven technology platform, which stores and efficiently distributes low voltage DC power, and which targets a number of different sectors.

Blackburn based business secures £100k NPIF funding

Lancashire-based business, Pronar UK, has received a £100,000 loan from NPIF – BFS & MSIF Microfinance, part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.

Pronar UK was incorporated in 2016, by Founder and Managing Director, David Orrell.

Pronar is a major global leader in the manufacture of wheels for agricultural and municipal machinery, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, axles for trailers, trailer panels as well as highly engineered steel profiles and plastic components.

Lancashire based renewable energy business secures £100k NPIF funding

Lancashire-based renewable energy business RenewWeCare, has received a £100,000 loan from NPIF – BFS & MSIF Microfinance, part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.

ReneWeCare is a new and innovative family business which has developed the world’s first commercial solar module access system.

Delta Rock Group repay MSIF investment 4 years early

Sandycroft based Automation Integration business, Delta Rock Group, have repaid the investment made by MSIF in March 2017, over 4 years ahead of schedule.

Last year, MSIF provided a significant investment to fund a management buy in led by current Delta Rock Group owner Scott Davis.

Bite Club receives 'healthy' boost to finances from MSIF

A Liverpool-based start-up offering nutritious meals for an affordable price has received a £100,000 loan from NPIF – BFS & MSIF Microfinance, part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.

Bite Club, based in The Accelerator Building in Liverpool City Centre, provides nutritious and healthy superfood meals across the city from their cafés in multiple sites, branded fridges and app-powered online delivery service.

Bluebird Support Services receive £25k of NPIF Funding from MSIF

MSIF has provided Bluebird Support Services with a £25,000 loan from NPIF – BFS & MSIF Microfinance, part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.

Bluebird Support Services is a provider of innovative support solutions for the professional and financial services sectors and was created in 2016, by co-directors Jayne Smith and Leanne Bentley who have 60 years of experience working in the professional services industry.

Out There is Coming!

Software as a Service (SaaS) digital marketing provider, Out There, has secured a significant six figure investment from MSIF and the Company’s new Chairman, Andrew Windsor, former main board director of lastminute.com, in order to fund expansion.

Previously MSIF provided loans to the company in April 2016 and in October 2017.