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Welcome to Virgin StartUp

Virgin StartUp is the not-for-profit Virgin company for entrepreneurs. We provide government-backed Start Up Loans and one-to-one business advice to entrepreneurs launching or growing a business in England or Scotland.
Get your business going today with a Start Up Loan:

  • Borrow up to £25,000
  • Fixed 6% interest p.a.
  • 1-5 years loan term
  • Free mentoring

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Mentoring

Every person who receives a Start Up Loan through Virgin StartUp is eligible to be matched with a hand-picked mentor.

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Start Up Loans

Advice, loans and mentoring, by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs

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Platform-X

The new accelerator from Virgin StartUp and Virgin Trains

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Virgin StartUp Foodpreneur together with intu

We're searching for the best food and drink business in Britain with Foodpreneur 2017. As well as being crowned one of the nation's best new brands the winners will also get the opportunity to run their own pop up inside one of the UK's largest shopping centres. Applications close on May 17th - enter now!

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