Accelerate/case studies

Financing growth: the Enterprise Finance Guarantee

Short-term working capital can be a source of strain for many businesses. Yet while many innovative short-term working capital platforms – such as peer-to-business lending – are emerging, some business owners still prefer to keep their lending relationship with one bank. But if you can’t… Read more »

Finance for growth: peer to business lending

Business owners might be surprised at the substantial number of individuals and other businesses who are actively looking to lend online to other businesses. The peer-to-business (or peer-to-peer) lending sector is more than doubling each year and the UK is the undisputable world leader of… Read more »

The firefighter with a burning ambition to grow

Batley-based Angloco has been designing and building special purpose firefighting and rescue vehicles for 40 years. And from growing exports to improving the production techniques on its factory floor, this is one smart manufacturer that knows how to learn. The £17m-turnover company exports to customers in 50… Read more »

Faster connections, stronger growth

There won't be many businesses that couldn't benefit from faster broadband connections. In a constantly-on, ever-connected environment, high speed really does lead to stronger growth. So it's not surprising that the recent launch of the Connection Vouchers scheme, which provides assistance to small and medium-sized… Read more »

An export success that is no simulation

From creating virtual shops and showrooms of the future, to interactive apps and 3D training tools, the use of computer games technology is now central to many business activities. And that's good news for Coventry-based Serious Games International, whose customers include Jaguar, Nissan and BAE Systems… Read more »