Success Stories

Learn how other UK businesses have used external finance to reach their ambition

Here’s just some of the tens of thousands of smaller businesses funded through our partners, with the support of British Business Bank’s programmes.

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Enterprise Capital Funds


NQ64 are a chain of unique bars across the country offering a range of specialist beers and cocktails which can be enjoyed by customers while playing a range of retro arcade games and consoles.

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Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS)

Diversity Business Incubator (DBI)

Based in Plymouth, DBI is a business hub for minority ethnic entrepreneurs that assists with advice and provides support to help businesses grow. DBI took out a Bounce Back Loan to help support his local community during the pandemic.

Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS)

Josh’s Chocolate

Having launched in summer 2019 and experienced an encouraging start to life as a new business, this Cornish chocolate company had strong plans for the future. But once the COVID-19 pandemic asserted itself, the business had no option but to seek financial support in order to find new ways of working.

Enterprise Finance Guarantee

The Cocktail Service Ltd

Established in 2009 by university friends and based in Oxford, The Cocktail Service Ltd is a fast-growing provider of premium mobile bars for festivals and events.