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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


20,000 Businesses Supported with Start Up Loan

The government's Start Up Loan Scheme has reached a milestone, now having supported 20,000 businesses across the country and is two-thirds towards its goal of supporting 30,000 businesses by 2015. Olivier Vergnault reported in the Western Morning News that in total...

SWIG Delivers £4 Million in EU Funding

A European fund set up to help businesses unable to access sufficient bank finance has passed to £4 million mark in the South West. The small loans for business scheme, delivered by SWIG across the South West has supported some 200 businesses in the region since it...

SWIG Start Ups in the Bath Magazine

A Bristol-based designer who grew up within a stone’s throw of Glastonbury hopes to tap into the summer festival market with an innovative new foldable travel mirror. Liesel Corp has set up Magic Mirror, with offices and studio in Bedminster, hand making the acrylic...

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The fantastically named Cheese on Coast in St Ives opened its doors in March this year thanks to funding and support from SWIG Finance
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SWIG Finance has launched a new South West loan fund using CITR with EFG and investment from @triodosuk
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This summer, our #Breakfast #Briefing sessions are returning to #Cornwall.
Join us on the 7 August, where we will be looking at ‘#Debt #finance – the market’. The morning will also include presentations from @Capitalisers @swigfinance

SWIG Finance @SWIGfinance launches new South West fund @triodosuk