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Seedbed for Social Ventures: Grow Bristol

  Social ventures across the South West can access funding and business support via Seedbed. A government-funded partnership between Dartington Hall Trust, Plymouth University and SWIG Finance, Seedbed is designed to help social ventures in the region to develop, grow and succeed
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June Cornwall Drop In

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SWIG Finance Drop-In Session Thursday 23 June 2016 9:30am – 3.30pm Pool Innovation Centre The June Cornwall Finance Drop in will be taking place on Thursday 23 June at Pool Innovation Centre, Camborne. Businesses will be able to speak to fund manager, Mark Thayre about their business
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SWIG Finance at Royal Garden Party

SWIG Finance Business Manager, Lisa Moore attended the Royal Garden Party on 10 May at Buckingham Palace, representing SWIG Finance and the Start Up Loans Scheme. SWIG Finance was asked to represent the entrepreneurs that had benefited from the Start Up Loans Scheme after the Fish Hou
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May Cornwall finance drop-In

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SWIG Finance Drop-In Session Wednesday 25 May 2016 9:30am – 3.30pm Pool Innovation Centre The May Cornwall Finance Drop in will be taking place on Wednesday 25 May at Pool Innovation Centre, Camborne. Businesses will be able to speak to fund manager, Mark Thayre about their business a
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New branding for SWIG Finance

  Regional not-for-profit funding provider, SWIG Finance has rebranded. South West Investment Group Services Limited, known locally as SWIG Finance has updated its logo to match its trading name and will launch the new branding at the Cornwall Business Fair, taking place at the E
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More Soup for Plymouth businesses

Brought to the South West by Plymouth University’s GAIN team, Soup is an international crowdfunding phenomenon that originated in Detroit. Investment-hungry businesses pitch their ideas to an audience, who mull over the presentations over soup, before voting for their favourite with t
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SEEDBED calls for growing social enterprises

  Seedbed is now recruiting for the growth stage of their second year If you were interested in the Seedbed Accelerator Programme but thought your social venture was too advanced for the Foundation Stage, you can join the Growth Stage instead. Currently the Seedbed programme is r
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April Cornwall Finance Drop In

SWIG Finance Drop-In Session Tuesday 26 April 2016 9:30am – 3.30pm Pool Innovation Centre The April Cornwall Finance Drop in will be taking place on Tuesday 26 April at Pool Innovation Centre, Camborne. Businesses will be able to speak to fund manager, Mark Thayre about their business
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SWIG Finance at Cornwall Business Week

Cornwall Business Week, coming up in May will be a big week for SWIG Finance as we launch our new logo and brand. Although still a month away, it’s not too early to start booking events where you can see SWIG Finance or come and speak to us. During Cornwall Business Week, SWIG F
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Best New Business Award for Devon drilling company

Devon business Dymacore, funded by SWIG Finance has been awarded the Best New Business award in the South Devon Business Excellence Awards. The diamond core drilling business, founded in 2014 by Edward Taylor initially launched as a consultancy before moving into drilling and sawing o
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