What can we do for you?

Need investment for your business? Raising debt or equity finance?

We provide advice and connections to help you all the way, from start-up to serious growth. From business plans to strategy and investment propositions, we can help you raise that investment with advisors that have a track record but also know how the funds and investors work.

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Social Enterprise

calculator Social Enterprises are businesses with a Social purpose and often in a Community Interest Company (CIC) shell. Developing the right strategy for your Social Enterprise idea is crucial to create a sustainable operation that will benefit its community. We can help you develop a winning strategy attractive to social investors, lenders or crowdfunders. We are even building one ourselves... see Social Engine Finance cic.

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Startup to Growth

diagram Starting our or need cash to grow your business? Helping you look at bank debt to equity investment, we bring the financial expertise and the investment readiness and experience of raising our own capital as entrepreneurs.

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New Funds VC or Social Enterprises

cloud We are are specialists in building new Venture Capital and Social Enterprise funds. Our team have designed and operated 3 new venture capital management businesses and more than 6 Funds. We can help you assess the demand for, structure and build a new fund or fund management business. Explore Venture Capital and fund creation, debt or equity read on...

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Latest News

North East Angel Fund 50th investment
30 Jun 2014

The £7.5m North East Angel Fund, managed by Rivers Capital Partners, our sister business, has now invested in 50 businesses in the last 4 years. For more details follow the link...
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What our clients' say...

As a serial entrepreneur the ideas are easy, the contacts known but articulating those propositions onto paper in a way the investors would get it and see what they would get back in return has taken me time to perfect. The credit for this lies fairly and squarely in attending a number of investment readiness workshops and events with Finance Tree. A big thank you to them for that or I would have been forever blessed with good ideas that stayed just that.... ideas! The 'ideas into fruition' journey is the one most of us fear or fail to take - Finance Tree can help make the map and accompany you along the rocky path to business growth and success! Ian Brown

Two of the most interesting and instructive days of my working life! Really helped to clarify the options available and their relative strengths as well as a brilliant opportunity to practice a pitch! Amynta Warde-Aldam