Success Stories

We've already helped tens of thousands of individuals to start and grow their business. Read on for the full story on some of our most inspiring loan recipients: why they became their own boss, the challenges they faced and overcame along the way and how a Start Up Loan helped them to achieve their dreams.

Christian Benedict

Christian McAleenan started his business, Christian Benedict, in February 2017. Currently operating from his home in Manchester, he provides a...
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Pure L’amour

Heuritshi Pitra received a loan of £7000 from Start Up Loans to help fund her clothing business, Pure L’amour. The company first launched in August...
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The Sewing Room

Jacqueline Moran, a mum and entrepreneur based in Wirral, used her Start Up Loan to set up The Sewing Room, which offers expert clothes fitting and...
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Meame is design performance fashion for both fashion conscious and discerning cyclists. Founders Megan Aylott and husband Stephen Azancot wanted to...
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Kiwisumo Ltd

Enuvierhire Orere is a fashion entrepreneur who used her £5,000 Start Up Loan to bring her fashion line Kiwisumo Ltd to the market. Kiwisumo Ltd...
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Monks & Co

With years of experience in the menswear fashion industry Amy decided that it was time to fulfil her ambition and set up her own clothing business....
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