Start-up Loans Company is a government-backed organisation, tasked to promote entrepreneurship and boost enterprise growth in England. Its objective is to help start 75,000 businesses over five years by providing more than £200m in funding and a range of business start-up support services.
Startup Direct is a delivery partner of the Startup Loans Scheme, providing funding, mentoring and support to startup businesses across the UK.
- Funding - Get up to £25,000 funding to launch your business at a low, affordable interest rate (6.2% APR) over 1-5 years.
- Mentoring - Twelve months free expert mentoring with monthly sessions with an experienced local entrepreneur or business consultant.
- Workshops & Events - Access to exclusive workshops & networking events where you can learn everything you need to know to run your business.
- Workspace - We have exclusive deals with a number of co-working spaces.
- Business Discounts - Our partners supply a wide range of valuable startup discounts and business offers.
- Further funding - We support to access further funding because access to funding is the most important area that helps entrepreneurs succeed.
- Accelerator Programme - We offer fast track entry to an accelerator programme designed to enable entrepreneurs to transform solid ideas into commercially viable startups.
You’re eligible if:
For more information, go onto loans.startupdirect.org/iwoca/, call +44 203 126 4957 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- You are over 18 years old, and
- You have the right to live and work in the UK for the loan term, and
- You are starting or expanding a business in the UK