Growing your business

Financial support

Financial support to grow your business

Raising finance can be one of the most important elements to successfully growing your business. In addition to mainstream lenders and banks, there are other ways to raise finance to fund your growth ambitions.

Camden Council has partnered with Funding Circle to provide finance to lend directly to businesses in Camden, to stimulate significant growth and create employment in Camden.

Funding Circle is the UK’s largest online marketplace where people and organisations lend directly to small businesses. Camden’s investment will help small businesses in the area by providing quick and easy access to finance in an economic climate that makes it difficult for businesses to grow.

Some key facts about Funding Circle loans:

  • Loans are available from £5k to £1 million repayable over periods of up to 5 years
  • The loans are flexible and can be used for all sorts of requirements including working capital, expansion capital, property and asset finance
  • Typically, each loan is funded by hundreds of individual investors – Camden Council may be one such investor if you are a business based in the area
  • Application criteria applies, please visit  for more information

Please contact the team at Funding Circle at: or 0207 401 9111 to find out more. Alternatively, please visit for more details.

There are also a number of other organisations that can help you to identify and access the right finance for your business. Please download the document below for a detailed list of finance support services for growing businesses.

Business support services and organisations

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