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for the South West

SWIG Finance provides viable SMEs and start-ups with access to finance through dedicated business loan funds in the South West region.

We provide loans from £500 – £100,000 (up to £250,000 in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly).

From April 2009 to December 2018 we have invested nearly £25m in over 2,000 businesses, creating and safeguarding 2,800 jobs and contributing £65m to the South West economy.


Finance in the South West Events

SWIG Finance will be joining  other finance providers and advisors at the 5th annual PKF Francis Clark Finance in the South West event and the inaugural Finance in Dorset event. The events take the format of short, sharp presentations from sources of grant, debt and...

Get your business investment ready

In the December issue of Business Cornwall magazine, SWIG Finance offers some advice on getting your business ready for investment. Whether just starting up or looking to grow, most businesses will at some point need to raise external funding to get themselves to the...

Start Up Loan ‘invaluable’ for Plymouth business

It’s been four years since the launch of the government-backed Start Up Loans Scheme in 2012. As the South West’s contracted Delivery Partner since the beginning, SWIG Finance reached a major milestone this autumn investing over £6.75m into more than 1,000 start-ups...

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