One-to-one support

So you’ve got your business idea and you know that it’s viable, now you need finance to get started, but what steps do you need to take? There’s a lot to consider, but the good news is you don’t have to go it alone!

Deciding on which finance option to pursue and getting through the application process can be overwhelming, but we are here to help.

How we can help

To successfully apply for a start-up loan, you need to have a solid business plan in place. Our team will work with you to create an investment ready business plan and will assist you with completing your start-up loan application. Our team work with Virgin StartUp and SWIG Finance and have a full understanding of what is involved in applying for finance.


Book a one-to-one mentorship session with a business adviser for just £50 per hour.


Upcoming Business Mentoring Clinics

Select a time and date which suits, or contact a member of our team today.


Business Mentoring Clinic - Leigh Court 

Bristol – 13th March 2019

Business Mentoring Clinic - Park House

Swindon – 27th March 2019
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