Finance, Support & Mentoring for UK Start-up Businesses

  • Psalt Design

    Psalt Design

    "The Transmit Start-Ups loan is a great boost for us as this cash injection will enable us to exploit our potential and take our business on to the next level.”

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  • Whitley Bay Skate Shop

    Whitley Bay Skate Shop

    “It is fantastic to have this financial support from Transmit Start-Ups. The loan will help me stock the shop and develop the website so I can attract clients from all over the country.”

  • Pixel Blimp

    Pixel Blimp

    “The combination of the Transmit Start-Ups loan to help fund our premises and development time together with the Microsoft Ventures opportunity gives Pixel Blimp the best possible start to become something great.”

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  • Joseph Lukes Guitars

    Joseph Lukes Guitars

    "The funding from Transmit is a dream come true. The business would not have got off the ground without this loan."

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  • Candle & Bell

    Candle & Bell

    "I shopped around to find the best place to get business support and decided Transmit Start-Ups was ideal for me as the directors are all so experienced in the creative industries."

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  • Orsto

    Orsto

    "I have invested around £75k of my own money in this watch and the Transmit loan is a huge help to get it to the next stage of production. They have been amazingly supportive."

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  • Hazey Jane Films

    Hazey Jane Films

    “I decided to create Hazey Jane Films to formalise my business and look for new clients. The Transmit Start-Ups loan has been great as it will fund my website and enable me to grow the promo video and feature film element of my work."

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  • Hivehaus

    Hivehaus

    "The Transmit Start-Ups funding has been really invaluable as it enabled me to really concentrate on my prototype and not worry about how I was going to pay my bills. Their support has helped me get Hivehaus from an initial concept to launch in just 18 months."

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  • The Cake Shop

    The Cake Shop

    "The Transmit Start-Ups loan has helped me achieve my dream of running my own cake shop and tearoom. The help I have received from my business adviser has also been invaluable.”

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  • Aphrodite & Ares

    Aphrodite & Ares

    "The loan really jump-started the business – without it we would have taken a long time to get to this point. I now not only have the energy and vision but also the resources to drive it forward."

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  • Riley’s Fish Shack

    Riley’s Fish Shack

    “The Transmit Start-Ups loan has been a tremendous boost for my business as before I had my own kitchen I was travelling up to Heddon the Wall to use a farmer’s kitchen"

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Start-Up Loans

Transmit Start-Ups is an official delivery partner of the Start-Up Loans Company, a Government initiative chaired by ex-Dragons Den investor, James Caan.

Our start-up loans are designed to help you get your businesses up and running and are available to people living in England or Scotland.

We specialise in the creative and digital sectors but we welcome all types of businesses.

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What We Do

Transmit Start-Ups provides finance, business support and mentoring for new businesses throughout the UK.

We help hundreds of businesses every year, with the sole purpose of ensuring their long term success.

Transmit Start-Ups is run by entrepreneurs, who have run a number of creative businesses themselves, not ex-bank managers or accountants. It’s fair to say that we aren’t your typical enterprise agency.

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“With a start-up loan, entrepreneurs can really take their passion and create a business. With the access to finance, mentors and a range of exclusive business products on offer from Start-Up Loans, we hope to support a whole wave of young entrepreneurs on their journey to success.”

James Caan
Chairman of the Start-Up Loans Company


Money lent: £3,455,000 Entrepreneurs backed: 544

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Money Lent: £3,455,000 Entrepreneurs Backed: 544 Apply Now!