Virgin Start Up Loans


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If you’re looking for finance to start your business, a start-up loan of £500-£25,000 may be just what you need!

Enterprise First is the South East delivery partner for Virgin StartUp and through the programme you could receive essential start-up funding as well as a business mentor, with relevant experience, to help you make best use of your loan! Mentoring support continues for one full year with a minimum of two hours per month over the first three months and one hour per month over the subsequent nine months.

We have helped a number of budding entrepreneurs start-up their dream businesses with funding from Virgin StartUp, including the very successful Fudge Animation:

Local Camberley firm, Fudge Animation Studios, has seen its business boom after successfully applying for a £25,000 loan from Richard Branson’s Virgin StartUp company.

Fudge create and produce entertaining animated stories and content for audiences of all ages, working with some of the world’s largest brands and organisations, such as Hewlett Packard, Samsung and The NHS.

When successfully granted the loan, the team at Fudge were able to add state of the art animation equipment and software along with investing in digital marketing to help raise their profile.

Their biggest achievement as part of this investment came in the form of the opportunity earlier this year to work with THE animation company, working with Disney on a music video for the first female artist to be released outside the US under their Hollywood Records label.

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Inspired? You could be next!

Apply now:

Want to know more?  Contact our loan team


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For more information, please see the Virgin StartUps FAQ page.


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