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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

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Start Up Loans for Tourism Businesses

The Start Up Loans Scheme is a UK-wide, government-backed scheme which offers a repayable loan to individuals over the age of 18 who have a viable business idea but no access to finance. As well as financial backing all loan recipients are given access to a mentor,...

Expansion for Dymacore

Edward Taylor founded diamond core drilling business, Dymacore in 2014, initially launching the business as a consultancy before moving into drilling and sawing operations. Working across the South West with everyone from national construction companies and local...

Start Up Success for Magpie and Fox

Magpie and Fox, launched this year by Amber Cotgreave has just been awarded the Best New Business award at Cornwall's Hub awards. Based on Kenwyn Street in Truro, Magpie and Fox opened its doors in March following funding and support from SWIG Finance. Following the...

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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.
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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