Every business is different. Every entrepreneur unique. That’s why our service is designed to adapt to your business needs as they change. You can explore some of the features of our service here.
Focused support throughout your journey
With dedicated experts across the UK, we’ll use our deep understanding of the entrepreneurial journey and landscape to support you and your business.
The right funding at the right time
We offer access to funding at every stage, including a £200m venture debt fund, to help you meet the financial challenges of rapid growth.
An open door to our unique network
Connect with experts and entrepreneurs through our own initiatives and events and cherry-picked networking opportunities.
Seed and start up
Specialist support to help you incubate and nurture your business idea.
UK Business Angels Association
We’ll introduce you to business angels across the UK, using our connections to make sure you get the chance to tap into their expertise.
Develop and grow
Dedicated funds and services to support you when the pace, and pressure, pick up.
High-growth lending framework
Innovation Finance loans of up to £5m to support your ambitions without sacrificing equity, with a £200m venture debt fund to energise your promising scale-up.
Fast Growth Icons
As lead sponsor, we’ll connect you with a carefully curated group of successful business founders, helping you build your network and learn as you grow.
Evolve and mature
As you grow, our specialised services allow you to develop key parts of the business and your needs as a founder.
Private investor growth equity
You could meet our Investment Club clients, who are looking for investment opportunities in growth companies – proving that funding is not restricted to venture capital and private equity.
Barclays Scale Up UK Programme
In partnership with the Cambridge Judge Business School, this course addresses the core challenges of scaling up and enhancing the performance of your high-growth business.
Expand or exit
Focused services to support you through an expansion or exit, and help you to secure your legacy.
Our specialists can guide you through every transaction step, from helping you structure a debt strategy, to equity origination, structuring and syndication.
CBI Annual Conference
As your company reaches maturity, we can introduce you to a broad mix of business minds as sponsor of this gathering of the UK’s senior business and political leaders.
Our High Growth & Entrepreneurs team is available if your business fits one of these criteria:
- It has grown consistently at 20% a year, in revenue or number of employees, over the past 3 years – or is forecast to
- It has received external funding (VC, angel, grant or crowdfunding) of more than £100,000
You can fill in this form and we’ll be in touch.
If your business doesn’t yet meet either of these criteria, it’s probably better suited to products and services from our other Business Banking teams.
Ready to talk?
If you meet the eligibility criteria, get in touch – you can also meet the team to see the wide array of skills and experience we can bring to bear on your high-growth journey.
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Introducing our high-growth experts
Our people use their deep understanding of the entrepreneurial journey to bring you the best of Barclays' solutions.
See for yourself
Our work with clients makes headlines – find out exactly how we’re supporting some of the world’s most disruptive new businesses and ambitious entrepreneurs.
High-growth stories that makes headlines
We’re inspired by the vision and determination of the high-growth, entrepreneurial businesses we help to grow – and we’d like to share their stories with you.