West-Yorkshire Business Banking & Business Finance
Do you run a small business in West-Yorkshire and need a business bank account or to obtain funding for your business?
Making sure that your business has sufficient funding in the early stages is critical and there are a number of money based subjects that you need to consider.
Can You Help Local New Business Start Ups?
If you are happy to help local small business owners and new business start ups in West-Yorkshire, we would be delighted to point them in your direction. To find out more, please visit our partners page. (Your information could be here!)
Do You Need A Business Start-Up Loan?
Up To £25,000 Available Now.
The Start Up Loan scheme was launched with £151 million of government money and is designed to provide funding and mentoring support to new business start-ups and businesses which vave been operating for less than 18 months.
It hopes to help 30,000 entrepreneurs by 2016 - will you be one of them?
If you are thinking about starting a business but need extra funding to get it off the ground, a Start-Up loan could well be the answer. Although you will still need to complete an application form, create a business plan and cashflow forecast, templates are provided and the whole process should be much less daunting than approaching your local bank. There are numerous providers including Virgin StartUp...
What you get with a Virgin StartUp Loan
On top of the funding, you also get a huge amount of support to grow your business for FREE. Here?s what you get:
Virgin mentoring - We match you with a mentor that?s specifically chosen to grow your business. Their skills will be in areas that you tell us you need help in. You will get to meet them face to face for 2 hours a month for the first 3 months and an hour a month after that, for an entire year.
Promotion across Virgin - We have opportunities to promote Virgin StartUp companies across the Virgin Brand. This is FREE PR that can give a new business the coverage it needs to attract customers, investors and fans.
Exclusive events - Taking out a Virgin StartUp loan make you part of the Virgin family. That means we can invite you to exclusive events and networking opportunities with some of the greatest business minds in the country. Business advisor ? As soon as you apply for a Virgin Start Up loan, we?ll provide you with your very own business advisor who will take you through the process of getting investment. They'll help you create a winning business plan that will become your guide for success and set you on a path for growth.
Access to special offers - once you're part of the Virgin StartUp loans family, you'll also get access to a series of special offers, including free legal advice from Lawbite, two years of free business banking with Santander and a PR essentials kit for getting your business name out there.
To find out more visit: http://www.virginstartup.org/
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Crowdsourcing Capital provides a number of services designed to help projects raise funds and connect with investors. My name is Adam Ross, and I am a Private Wealth Director at jonathanfry plc.
I have spent my career working with entrepreneurs, and my time at Coutts & Co, Barclays Wealth and Morgan Stanley means I am well placed to help businesses & start-ups raise finance and connect with investors. I work with a select number of projects on their campaigns, either managing the whole process or getting them launch ready. If you would like your project to be considered please email:
WEST-YORKSHIRE BUSINESS BANKING
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