Seeking Investment?

Alba seeks to invest in and support businesses which meet the following criteria:

  • have an experienced, committed, motivated and skilled management team
  • require funding of £100k to £1m (in some cases we will consider opportunities outside this range)
  • are in sectors where our members and / or contacts can add value and aid the development of the business
  • have a compelling product or service
  • have a significant target market and well defined route to access this
  • own the IP or patents required to deliver their products or services
  • present a high quality of information, including a thorough and professional business plan and three year financial forecast
  • have identified possible exit options to produce significant investor returns
  • can demonstrate that they are likely to be SEIS or EIS qualifying for investors

We will consider investments in most sectors and are happy to co-invest alongside other groups or individuals.

If you feel you meet our criteria for investment and wish us to assess your application for funding we will require the following information:

  • An investment opportunity overview
  • Your full business plan
  • 3 or 5 year financial forecasts
  • CVs of the management team

We will review and aim to respond to you within a week of receipt of information.