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

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Start Up Loans

Advice, loans and mentoring, by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs

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


Meet our Entrepreneurs

We’ve helped to start thousands of businesses including food and drink pop-ups, hairdressers, shoe shops and apps. Find out how these entrepreneurs turned their idea into a reality.

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