Jeff Long

Jeff Long

Drawing from a wealth of over 35 years of Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing and Finance experience, Jeff is a seasoned business professional, complete with the grey hair you would expect from someone with decades of first-hand business experience.

Jeff who is based in Yorkshire has worked with many of the region’s business support programmes, providing coaching, mentoring and hands-on support through the Strategic Growth Programme, the Manufacturing Growth programme, the Supply Chain Programme and the business Resilience Programme. For the last 18 months, Jeff has been an Account Manager and coach on the Investment Readiness Programme, supporting over 80 individual businesses of which 28 are either pre-revenue or early-stage digital businesses.

Jeff also works with a wide range of private clients, raising finance and applying for grant funding. One of his most recent successes has been to secure a £360k investment in a Leeds-based digital start-up, using both private and NPIF equity funding. He has also made several successful Ad:Venture Fund and Business Growth Programme grant applications.