At a glance
Supporting armed forces and emergency service communities to start up businesses across the UK with Start Up Loans, mentoring and support
X-Forces is a social enterprise which helps members of the armed forces and emergency service communities and their family members nurture their entrepreneurial ambition. They have supported over 700 businesses and lent over £7m seed capital with the Start Up Loans Company.
They provide aspiring business owners a dedicated business adviser who provides handrail support through business planning, financial forecasting, mentoring and networking opportunities.
X-Forces is an official Start Up Loans Delivery Partner and has a team of experienced business advisers who work closely with applicants to help prepare their business plan and cash flow forecast. Once an application is complete, X-Forces will also make the loan decision and provide ongoing mentoring support to successful applicants.
I get an immense sense of achievement when I load all my tools onto my truck and head out to a job that I have found. I am proud to be standing on my own two feet. X-Forces allowed me to realise my professional dream." Anthony Maunder, Tree Two One