Success
stories

Success
stories

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

<p>Learn how other UK businesses have used external finance to reach their growth ambition.</p>

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

Dr Catherine Beech, Exonate Limited, CEO
Applied for
Angel Finance

Exonate Limited raised £1m in Angel Investment to develop life-changing eye drops.

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Yasser Khattak, Den, Founder and Chairman
Applied for
Crowdfunding

Den has raised more than £2.5m through Crowdfunding rounds to hire staff and develop its products.

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Carl Wong, LivingLens, CEO
Applied for
Venture Capital
LivingLens used Venture Capital investment to raise £2.5m to grow its team and expand into new markets.
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Oliver Bridge, Cornerstone, Founder
Applied for
Crowdfunding
From a Start Up Loan to a £900,000 Crowdfunding round, Cornerstone is growing and has used finance to do it.
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Ian Stark, Chemoxy, CEO
Applied for
Expansion Capital
A £10m Expansion Capital investment helped an established Chemical manufacturer build a major new plant.
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Alexander Schey, Vantage Power, CEO
Applied for
Angel Finance
Vantage Power used Angel Finance to fund its technology development.
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Nigel O'Donoghue, Frank Recruitment Group, COO
Applied for
Grant

A business Grant provided working capital for Frank Recruitment Group to develop and launch its website.

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Tim Warrillow, Fever-Tree, CEO and Co-founder
Applied for
IPO

Learn why listing on public markets suited Fever-Tree's growth aims more than other forms of finance.

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Giles Barker, KisanHub COO and Co-Founder
Applied for
Venture Capital

A raise of £1.75m enabled this Agri-Tech company to invest in more employees and move into a new premises.

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Rhodri Thomas, CEO at Spectral Edge
Applied for
Venture Capital

Spectral Edge raised £4m in Venture Capital to enable it to invest in world-class talent and bring its products to life.

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Tracey-Storey-CEO-ICP-Nurseries
Applied for
Hybrid facility

ICP Nurseries raised around £15m via a hybrid debt and equity facility, enabling it to more than double the number of nurseries it owns.

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Niall-Warren-Wrisk-CEO
Applied for
Crowdfunding
Equity Crowdfunding didn't just help Wrisk access the funding it needed, it also provided a unique marketing opportunity too.
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Chris Blade, Managing Director at Cumbria Crystal
Applied for
Business Loan

A business loan of £120,000 enabled Cumbria Crystal to modernise its manufacturing equipment, paving the way for growth.

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