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One Year On with SoGud

You may remember we featured nutritious snack company, SoGud earlier this year as part of our Mega Milestones piece. So do pop over there for a read first and find out a little more about their start-up story. The company are now reaching almost two years in business, so we caught up with founder Terri

New Start Up Loans Guidelines

Start-Up Loans have released: A new loan Assessment form A new Minimum Standards document A new Lending Policy They will immediately be used to assess eligibility of an applicant. Once eligibility for the scheme has been established, applications should be assessed against three key principles – creditworthiness, personal affordability and business viability. Applicants applying for

Second Loans

Second loans are now available through Transmit Start-Ups, to applicants who previously received a Start-Up Loan from us. The amount of the second loan added to the value of the current start up loan cannot exceed £25,000. The interest rate will still be 6%. The business must have been trading for at least six

New Improvements

What an exciting time it is for Transmit Start-Ups, we’re currently redesigning our website. As part of this process, we are also reviewing all of our marketing materials and would welcome your input on ways we can improve. We would like to hear from all of our partners with ideas on how we can

New Loan Processing Platform

From 1st June, applications will be processed through a new platform which has been developed by Start Up Loans. This will mean some changes for how we work with you and your referrals. A new platform for processing loans is being rolled out by Start Up Loans, a product of the British Business Bank,


Like most companies, Transmit have been working very hard behind the scenes to ensure we’re compliant with the new EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) in time for the 25th May deadline.