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SWIG Finance provides business loans to the South West. We can say yes when the banks say no.

SWIG Finance is a not-for-profit company providing loans to those South West SMEs and start-ups that find it difficult to raise sufficient funds from their bank.

Since 2012 we have invested £18m in over 1,600 SMEs and start-ups, creating and securing 2,100 jobs and contributing £50m to the South West’s economy


SEEDBED remains open to social ventures

SEEDBED's Growth Stage remains open, offering a great opportunity for social ventures to grow and benefit from an affordable loan fund and bespoke support programme. The Growth Stage runs until November 2016 and offers support with market development, brand...

July Finance Drop In

SWIG Finance Drop-In Session Thursday 21 July 2016 9:30am – 3.30pm Pool Innovation Centre The June Cornwall Finance Drop in will be taking place on Thursday 21 July at Pool Innovation Centre, Camborne. Businesses will be able to speak to fund manager, Mark Thayre...

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...

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A CDFI visit to New York, Start Up Loans success and an update on our funds, read the latest bulletin from SWIG Finance below.

Thanks to Rachel Van Tosh @NYC_SBS for sharing how #NYC helps unlock the economic potential for New Yorkers to connect to good jobs, build stronger business and create thriving neighbourhoods @BigSocietyCap @Citi

Looking forward to another day meeting interesting organisation in NYC to learn all about the US #CDFI market! @BigSocietyCap @Citi @socinvestscot @FinanceFE @fredsfreddies @1st_enterprie @swigfinance