Start Up Loans delivery partners

A network of leading business support organisations with the expertise to help our customers secure a loan to start or grow their business.

The Business Enterprise Fund

At a glance


Start Up finance, support and mentoring for new and early stage businesses

Supporting Businesses In: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Company Description

The Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) is a not-for-profit, social enterprise set up to provide loans to SME businesses that will help them thrive and grow. It has helped hundreds of individuals to kickstart their business with a Start Up loan.

BEF is an official Start Up Loans Delivery Partner. Its team of experienced Start Up business advisers will support your application. Once your application is complete, BEF will make the loan decision and provide you with ongoing business support.


What I found very refreshing was how pragmatic BEF were about the whole process; they understood the pressures of a start-up and worked closely with me to help the whole investment run smoothly and swiftly.

Jennifer Feltham, Mia & Dom