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About IAP

The Investment Activator Programme (IAP) is designed to support companies that are raising equity investment in the South West. Through this work we hope to increase the flow of capital into the region by putting the spotlight on the great companies that are here and bringing investors together to network, share and learn. The IAP is a 2-year pilot programme which started in January 2020, it is kindly supported by eight public and private sector organisations.

The IAP has 6 main activities

Silicon Gorge

A pitch competition to raise £100k - £2million

PitchMe

An event to practice & receive feedback on pitching

QIB

Network & learn about new investment initiatives locally

Story Telling

Get headline news on equity investment

Investor Data

Helping founders find investors for their company

Network Weaving

Connecting investors and founders into the ecosystem
Raise investment
How can the IAP help you raise investment?
Check out the activities we run to help you raise investment
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Sponsor Support
How can the IAP sponsors support you?
Our 8 public and private sector partners offer support to help you grow.
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Invest in South West
Find out how the IAP can help you invest in the South West
Join us for events, pitch competitions and deal flow insights.
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The Investment Activator Programme (IAP) supports companies and investors to increase the flow of equity investment in the South West.