The benefits of working with Startup Direct

Meeting an expert mentor

Mentoring sessions

Workshops and networking

Exclusive workshops & networking events

Additional finance and funding

Support to access further funding

Best business offers

Wide range of business offers

Steps to access funding & mentoring for your business

Apply for your loan, fill the application form

1. Complete application

The first step is to complete the application forms to tell us about your business and how you plan to grow it into a profitable venture

Review your loan application with our startup advisors

2. Meet a business advisor

After we review your application, we’ll call you in for a chat with one of our startup mentors

Finance your business with your approved start-up loan

3. Get your loan

If your loan is approved, you’ll have it in your bank account within just a few weeks

Get the best mentor to help launch your venture

4. Access your business mentoring

Our startup mentor team will contact you to get you started with your mentoring support to help you launch or grow your business

Our funded businesses

Pete Dowds and Tom Brooks - Start-up loan recipient

Pete Dowds & Tom Brooks

Mopp Founders

Pippa Murray - Start-up loan recipient

Pippa Murray

Pip&Nut Founder

Steven Renwick - Start-up loan recipient

Steven Renwick

Satago Founder

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Events

24 April Tuesday

(Video mentoring) Startup Direct Business Mentoring: mentor Graham Smedley

Via Skype (details to be provided when booked in)
24 APRIL 2018 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM (GMT)

Are you a StartupDirect loan recipient in need of some direction, feedback or someone to bounce your...

15 May Tuesday

(Video mentoring) Startup Direct Business Mentoring: mentor Graham Smedley

Via Skype (details to be provided when booked in)
15 MAY 2018 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (GMT)

Are you a StartupDirect loan recipient in need of some direction, feedback or someone to bounce your...

15 May Tuesday

(Video mentoring) Startup Direct Business Mentoring session: mentor Shai Patel

Via Skype (details to be provided when booked in)
15 MAY 2018 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM (GMT)

PLEASE NOTE THIS SESSION IS PRIMARILY FOR VIDEO / SKYPE. HOWEVER, IF YOU PREFER TO MEET SHAI IN...

23 May Wednesday

(London) Startup Direct Business Mentoring drop in session: mentor Ted Rowlands

Second Home Spitalfields,68 Hanbury Street, London, E1 5JL
23 MAY 2018 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM (GMT)

Are you in need of some direction or feedback with your business or someone to bounce your ideas...

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Businesses funded 2,928

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Startup Direct were exceptionally helpful with my business plan and cash flow. They supported me every step of the way during my application, I was able to contact with any questions and I always got a positive response. Startup Direct made a dream possible.

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