Seeking Investment

"We are one of the UK’s leading providers of finance to social enterprises, community organisations, charities and businesses that are socially-driven so we are always looking to establish new relationships with organisations across the country." - Edward Siegel, Managing Director
Who We Invest In

We invest in UK based social enterprises and charities with sustainable business models and a proven track record of delivering social impact. Our investees are a diverse mix of socially-driven organisations whose activities achieve a range of social outcomes, in areas such as education, employment and training, financial inclusion, mental health and wellbeing, homelessness and housing, and conservation of the natural environment.

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Types of Investments

At Big Issue Invest, we offer social enterprises and charities a range of repayable finance options. From loans as small as £20,000, to larger investments of up to £3 million, as well as investment programmes and corporate mentoring schemes designed for early stage social businesses.

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Our Approach

Big Issue Invest was born out of a social enterprise. We believe in the model and we’re of the market, so we have a unique understanding of the opportunities and challenges which social businesses face. We seek to build relationships and trust with our customers, which enables us to identify the best financial solution for your business.

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