There are 5 steps to starting your business. Here's how we help:
Have you got a passion? An idea? A hobby that you can turn into a business? Is there a gap in the market that you can fill? Do you want to be your own boss? If the answer is yes, then you could have what it takes to start your own business. The first step is to get in touch with us by filling out a quick application form online giving us some basic contact information.
Once you have applied, we will identify the most appropriate Delivery Partner who can work with you to turn your idea into a plan. From workshops to advisors, our Delivery Partners will help you build the right plan that makes sense to you and your business.
With the idea mapped out, your business plan will be considered for funding. We want your business to have every chance of success so the main things they will be looking for is confidence that your business plan makes sense and that your numbers stack up –Obviously with the help of the Delivery Partner, you should be in a strong position for funding!
When your plan gets the green light, you're on your way to building your business. With the money in your own account, it's time to put your plan into action and make things happen. In addition, you’ll then be able to access exclusive offers from our Global Partners including virtual office service, free accounting software and reduced fees with eBay and PayPal!
Every business that gets funded by Start-Up Loans gets assigned to a mentor who is on hand to help you succeed. You will have a lot of questions to answer and decisions to make – our mentors will be able to give you advice and guidance on what's best for you and your business.