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.

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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Chilli Tuk Tuk

Discover Chilli Tuk Tuk, an Indian takeaway and delivery service based in North London with a difference. There are simple choices on the menu,...
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William Ferrieira and his business partner, William Niven started up their independent creative agency, Unbxd in September 2015. They focus on web...
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Lara Sengupta is the founder and owner of CorkYogis, a right corker of a social enterprise. Situated just off the renowned Lordship Lane in East...
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Gabby’s World

Kerry-Ann Graham decided to set up her business, Gabby’s World; a business whose founding principle is encouraging diversity and equality through...
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Goji Hair

Goji Hair is an exclusive, organic hair salon in the Pontcanna suburb of Cardiff, started by Victoria Griffin. Victoria had been a business director...
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Oliver Bridge is a remarkable man who started off working for an innovation consultancy company and managed to have his own business at the age of...
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The Smart Bunker

Niall Greenan, CEO of Greenans Products, was inspired to set up his business based on an innovative idea initially designed to help his arthritic...
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Panama Joe’s

Joe Davis, 59, started his restaurant Panama Joe’s in 2016. He now employs two other members of staff and has a projected turnover of £156,000...
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