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Welcome to South Yorkshire Investment Fund's business news and events page. Read about some of the businesses that have benefited from SYIF investments and find out about upcoming business events.

Finance Yorkshire has now taken responsilbilty for providing gap finance in Yorkshire and the Humber, please go to http://www.finance-yorkshire.com to see the latest news stories.

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Latest Business News

Invitation to Tender for Fund Management Contracts

Posted 3rd July 2014

The application date for this tender has now closed..

Move to Barnsley

Posted 27th April 2010

SYIF is coming to an end after nine years of investments in South Yorkshire businesses, with the new regional wide Finance Yorkshire now taking on responsibility for making money available to companies...

Jobs boost from investment fund

Posted 26th April 2010

More than 9,100 jobs have been created and safeguarded in this region over the last decade due to the support provided by South Yorkshire Investment Fund (SYIF)...

Finance Yorkshire looks to a future of investment

Posted 8th April 2010

Finance Yorkshire has briefed more than one thousand business leaders and financial intermediaries across the region on how they can access the new £90m venture capital and loan fund...

New finance venture to boost businesses

Posted 8th April 2010

Minister for Regional Economic Development and Coordination, Rosie Winterton, has launched a new £90 million venture capital and loan fund which will boost business growth in Yorkshire and the Humber...

Screenprint displays the signs of success

Posted 4th January 2010

One of the UK’s leading point of sale producers is going from strength-to-strength thanks to investments totalling £150,000 from South Yorkshire Investment Fund...

Doncaster hospitality company looks to the future

Posted 4th January 2010

A leading hospitality supplier is looking forward to expanding its business in 2010, after surviving the recession with support from South Yorkshire Investment Fund (SYIF)...

Printing company gets it Wright with SYIF

Posted 17th December 2009

Rotherham-based Wright Printing Services Ltd has recently received the first tranche of a planned £500,000 investment from South Yorkshire Investment Fund (SYIF)...

Finance remains tight, but region optimistic over future

Posted 30th November 2009

Yorkshire and Humberside businesses continue to be affected by a finance gap, but are confident that conditions will improve over the coming year, according to an independent online survey...

Online marketing group earns further investment after expansion

Posted 19th November 2009

A national online marketing company has been rewarded for its growth by receiving a further significant investment. ..

Creative industries need financial support to improve region’s economy

Posted 16th November 2009

South Yorkshire’s growing expertise in the creative industries can play a pivotal role in steering the region’s economy out of a recession if it receives sufficient financial support, according to a latest survey...

Specialist software package gives Quba the edge

Posted 16th November 2009

A successful Yorkshire web agency is bringing a new product to market in super quick time thanks to funding from the South Yorkshire Investment Fund (SYIF)...

School uniform company achieving top marks

Posted 9th November 2009

A Bolsterstone company which produces school uniforms is gaining grade A results...

Global freight forwarding giant acquires Sheffield company

Posted 4th November 2009

A Sheffield-based freight forwarding company has been sold to Transglobal Freight Management (TGFM) in a trade acquisition that is set to enhance and improve the company’s existing services...

Aivaf goes global with SYIF

Posted 16th September 2009

An interactive manufacturing company from Sheffield is going global, thanks to a £25,000 loan from South Yorkshire Investment Fund (SYIF)...

University spin-out support technology revolution

Posted 14th September 2009

Sheffield based Tangentix has been established to pursue the commercialisation of new technology created by the University of Bradford...

Business investors meet to discuss access to finance

Posted 19th August 2009

Business investment during the recession was the hot topic at a gathering of the region’s leading finance providers in Sheffield...