Growth and Funding Opportunities

Maynard Johns has many years experience in helping businesses grow and obtain funding.  Whether you are already an existing client or just looking for new funding opportunities to help your business grow, or of you are just looking for and innovative new way to help you business take the next step, we can help.   These opportunities may be in the form of peer-to-peer lending or mentoring services, or just a bit of extra help to get your business to the next level.

Folk2Folk

Folk2Folk

Folk2Folk is a peer to peer lender providing business finance in the South West.  Launched in February 2013 from an office in Launceston, they have recently expanded into Devon and are currently the only UK peer to peer lender dedicated to a particular region.

Folk2Folk put people with funds in touch with people looking for funds.  A sound local knowledge means competetive rates for borrowers on an interest only basis and an attractive rate for lenders.

Since their launch Folk2Folk has introduced over £8M of small business loans in Devon and Cornwall across a variety of business sectors.

If you think they may be able to help your business grow, please visit their website:  www.folk-folk.com

Grads for Growth

Grads for Growth

Could emlploying a graduate help your business to grow?  This project aims to hep you define a graduate level role for a project lasting 6 or 9 months, helps you to recruit the right graduate and provide that graduate with one-to-one mentoring for that role worth up to £200 per month.

There is also the possibility of a project investment fund for eligible businesses to help you get your idea off the ground.

For more information visit Grads for Growth.

Growth Accelerator

Growth Accelerator

Growth Accelerator is a unique service led by some of the country’s most successful growth specialists where you’ll find new connections, new routes to investment and the new ideas and strategy you’ll need for your business to achieve its full potential.

It's designed for businesses that are already thriving to take that step up to the next level and provide a succesful framework to enable you to build a successful growth strategy, discover new routes to funding and investment, unlock your capacity for innovation and harness the power of your people.

It also provides matched funding of up to £2,000 to help senior managers develop their leadership and management skills.

To find out if this scheme is right for your business have a look at the Growth Accelerator.