Case studies

Green-Works - green charity develops new products


Green-Works is an environmental charity. When they wanted to develop their product range, they turned to Access to Finance for help. GK Partners helped them understand the financing process better, and the Designing Demand programme at Grant Thornton helped improve their brand. They were ultimately awarded a £10,000 grant from the Lottery fund.


Plumis Ltd - award winning product goes to market


Plumis had an award-winning product and were looking to raise finance to develop a prototype and begin selling. The Gateway2Investment programme helped them access soft funding for their prototype and prepare them for raising their first investment round.


Masabi - the ticket office in your pocket


Masabi is a London-based developer of secure mobile ticketing applications for the transport industry. With a world-leading technology to allow customers to buy and display rail tickets on their mobile phone, they turned to G2i for support in raising their first round of funding.


Clubtickets Ltd - dance ticketing business expands


Clubtickets specialises in dance music event ticketing. They had strong growth and were expanding throughout various markets across the world. The Access to Finance programme helped them access a £50,000 loan.


Stringer Ltd - Retail design company continues through recession

Stringer Ltd

Stringer Ltd faced problems when the recession hit the entire retail design sector. The Access to Finance program helped them in acquiring a £50,000 loan from the Economic Recovery Loan Fund. As a result, they were able to avoid redundancies, and even have plans to increase staff numbers.


CitySocialising - Social network expands across UK

City Socialising logo

CitySocialising offers social networking tools to urban professionals. Using Gateway2Investment (g2i), they raised sufficient capital to expand into several new cities, as well as increasing the services they offer.


Splice TV Ltd - production company goes from strength to strength

Splice TV

Splice TV Ltd needed finance to purchase their first editing suite. The Access to Finance programme has not only helped them acquire funds, but also supported and advised them on how to grow their turnover from £250,000 to £1.3 million.


Sportpost - Sports website attracts investment in tough economic climate


Sports website helps its users find sports content relevant to their interests without searching through the entire internet. G2i helped them identify what investors are looking for, and focused them on those aspects.


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