As a world leading finance hub the Isle of Man offers a plethora of financial support and advice. The Department for Enterprise supports Media businesses with a dedicated Digital Media Fund for the co-financing of content related projects. A fifty million Enterprise Development Fund provides co-investments in new businesses. Grants are available for eligible capital expenditure and global marketing spend.
Numerous Business Angels, Family Offices, High Net Worth Individuals can provide equity. Banks and corporations are engaged to support entrepreneurship on the Island, and can provide growth capital for the next step which might be an innovative listing at The International Stock Exchange, TISE.
Launch and grow a new broadcast media venture and ask for support by equity or loan from the £50m Enterprise Development Fund managed by SPARK Impact.
There are a number of organisations supporting early stage businesses. The Isle of Media have signed an LOI with NorthInvest, but also can make connections with many other initiatives on the Isle of Man, for example, BRIDGE, the Manx Angel Network, can support early stage businesses, making introduction to mentors and investors.