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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.


Alternative Finance Breakfast

Event: 29th May 2015 Time: 8am - 11am (full english breakfast & tea/coffee) Location: RNLI College, Poole Cost: FREE Register your place   The Dorset Growth Hub is hosting an Alternative Finance event on Friday 29th May, funded by the Borough of Poole and free to...

Business Showcase South West 2015

  SWIG Finance will be attending this year's Business Showcase South West 2015 taking place in Bristol on the 14th and 15th May at Colston Hall. Celebrating the best in commerce, innovation, creativity, enterprise and sustainability, the Business Showcase South West...

Hampshire Start Up Launched

A Hampshire craftsman who left his trade more than a decade ago has returned to his passion for creativity thanks to a Start Up Loan from SWIG Finance. Mark Saban, a trained marble and granite mason is reaching the end of his first year running Crossgrain Garden...

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If you're an experienced business lender interested in a new challenge working for the southwest's only dedicated CDFI, we'd love to hear from you!

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