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Start your business with Virgin StartUp

Do you need a little bit of help to turn your amazing idea into reality?

We're the Virgin Group's not-for-profit company, founded by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs just like you. We're here to provide advice, funding, mentoring and more, to help you to get your business off the ground.

Take a look at just some of the ways in which we can help.

Start Up Loans

A Start Up Loan is a personal loan for entrepreneurs looking to start or scale their business:

  • Borrow up to £25,000 per co-founder;
  • Borrow over 1-5 years at a rate of 6% fixed p.a;
  • No set up fee or early repayment penalties.

Every loan comes with one-to-one support from a business advisor and a mentor, hand-picked for your start-up.

Download the Virgin StartUp Business Plan Template

Taking that idea from your head and putting it down on paper will help you get organised and galvanise you into getting started. To help you along the way, we've created an awesome business plan template. Download it now.

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If our 'How To' advice hasn't satisfied your thirst for knowledge, why not check out our masterclasses?

Our masterclasses have been designed in order to help you develop the key skills and knowledge you need to start, fund and scale your business.

Each masterclass is hosted by a subject matter expert, who will offer their invaluable insight and help you develop your understanding, not just of the theory, but of how that theory can be practically applied to the benefit of your business.

Upcoming Masterclasses

Take a chance. It's the best way to test yourself. Have fun and push the boundaries.

Sir Richard Branson - Founder, Virgin Group