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.

City Pantry

Stuart Sunderland started his business City Pantry with a friend, a service delivering street food to businesses, with the help of a £10,000 Start...
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Utta Nutta

Katie Sargent has always been a massive peanut butter fan, but objected to the use of palm oil in traditional recipes. Palm tree plantations have a...
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Hopps & Woolf

Hopps and Woolf was founded by friends Alex Hoppenbrouwers and Tom Woolf. The Bristol graduates had always been interested in enterprise. In fact...
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Brighton sisters, Amy and Ruth Anslow, founded their independent supermarket, hiSbe, with the help of Start Up Loans. hiSbe stands for “how it...
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Sarah Hilleary has always been motivated by the personal rewards of being her own boss, and this lead her to start gluten free snack company Birubi...
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With Kupkase it’s personal. They’re not just a pretty cake. KupKase, specialising in bespoke and beautiful cupcakes and wedding cakes,...
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