Breakthrough Growth Capital is an innovative form of finance that enables established and profitable fast-growth businesses to reach their potential without diluting ownership by giving away equity. We are making available £200 million in the form of growth capital loans. Lending is subject to status.
We can support fast-growth SMEs on their export journey. We run regular Trade Missions to key export territories around the world, where businesses are introduced to key contacts to help build connections and secure deals.
Breakthrough Masterclasses provide a unique opportunity to engage with, and learn from, some of the UK’s market-leading companies, as well as access vital networking opportunities.
Regular Live events and Roundtables provide opportunities for in-depth discussions, peer-to-peer networking and one-to-one dialogue with successful entrepreneurs and Santander executives.
Attracting and retaining high quality people is a challenge faced by many fast growth SMEs, who always need skilled and innovate people.
Encouraging and supporting fast-growth businesses as they adopt responsible business practices to benefit their local areas through the creation of jobs, staff training, and generating wealth for the supply chain.

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About Breakthrough

Santander’s Breakthrough programme seeks to identify the best entrepreneurial companies in the UK and help them achieve their full…
Breakthrough Explained
A rundown of common queries regarding Breakthrough initiatives, their aims and how you can benefit
SME Summits and Roundtables
The latest SME Summit, organised by Santander and The Times, took place at the International Festival for Business 2014 in Liverpool.…
SME Summits and Roundtables
Santander celebrated outstanding SME success as headline sponsor at GrowthAccelarator’s inaugural The Brave & The Bold awards. Marie…

Upcoming Events

9th Mar 2015

Preston Breakthrough Box Live Event

9th Mar 2015

Breakthrough Moments, Preston

16th Mar 2015

Reading Breakthrough Box Live Event

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