HBV Enterprise - a Centre of Excellence for Raising Business Finance
"I could not have done this without you, and am hugely grateful for your patience and great teaching. I have learnt an absolute ton" - SM
" I recommend all entrepreneurs to go through this process...invaluable." - LE
Government Start Up Loans from HBV Enterprise
Raising Finance (this service is delivered at our Enterprise Centre and is for businesses that are already trading and are based in a London borough.)
All enterprises, whether for profit or social aims, need finance and/or working capital to grow. Our specialist advisers provide help and advice to raise the funding appropriate to the needs of your business. The service is either FREE or highly subsidised.
This highly successful service is supplemented by our own loan funds, and our advisers work with contacts in banks and other commercial finance providers too.
The first steps to accessing our specialist advice are to register with HBV and complete our Customer Finance Fact Find.
Not every business can raise all the it needs. So, if we don't think your proposal will raise finance, we will tell you, and why.
Help with raising finance comes from the "Understanding Finance for Business" service (formerly known as 'Access to Finance.') These HBV services have helped people like you raise well over £12 million over the years.
Understanding Finance for Business is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund
HBV Loan Funds
Need finance and / or advice for your business, social, community or voluntary enterprise? Have you registered* for support with HBV?
If so, and your business is based in Hackney or an adjacent London borough that we serve, then you can apply for a loan. However, terms and conditions apply. For example, we do not provide 100% finance - you must take some of the risk yourself.
Our own loans are usually for more than the typical average maximum of £2,500 which is available under the Government Start Up Loans scheme, which we also manage - see above for more details.
*To register with HBV Enterprise, simply call in at HBV Enterprise Centre and complete a registration form.
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