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Mappix receive prestigious award

Mappix receive prestigious award

A Cornish business has been recognised at a national level by the Start Up Loans Company with the prestigious Start Up Loans ‘Business of the Year’ award. Mappix, launched in 2015 by Charity Wilson from Penzance, was entered for the awards by SWIG Finance, the South...
Cheese on Coast

Cheese on Coast

A couple from the Midlands left their old lives behind and moved to St Ives in order to launch their own business and create a better life for themselves. Nick and Claire Gane left thirty year careers in Construction Management and Nursing and re-trained in cheese...
Rocket Garden Grows

Rocket Garden Grows

When Mike Kitchen first started growing his own vegetables at home he was trying to emulate the classic TV series The Good Life. “A lot of people talk about trying it but I thought I’d really give it a go and what I discovered was that growing vegetables is actually...
Funding boost for Mappix

Funding boost for Mappix

A new software platform launched by a Cornish entrepreneur has received a funding boost from SWIG Finance. The software platform called Mappix is designed to help teachers, children and schools, providing accurate assessments and reducing paperwork. Charity Wilson, 38...
Bristol Start Up: Up and running

Bristol Start Up: Up and running

Continuing our celebration of the £10 million Start Up Loans milestone, we spoke to Shawnika Sargent, who set up her sports therapy clinic, Up and Running in 2012 thanks to funding from SWIG Finance. The funding enabled her to buy equipment and open new premises on...