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All successful loan applicants are matched with a hand-picked mentor. Our volunteer mentors are committed to up to 15 hours of free one-on-one support for the first year of your business

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Fund your start-up with a personal loan of £500 - £25,000


Meet our Entrepreneurs

Since launching we’ve distributed over £10m pounds to thousands of entrepreneurs, supporting the growth of businesses across a huge range of industries, from tasty food and drink pop-ups to stylish hairdressers, smart shoe shops and handy new apps. Find out how our amazing entrepreneurs have done it and how you can do the same

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