Success Stories

Helford River Children’s Sailing Trust

When the Helford River Children’s Sailing Trust (HRCST) started in 1997, its goal was clear: to help more children get involved with watersports, while giving them the opportunity to develop as individuals along the way…

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Spotless Cleaning

Spotless Cleaning founder Ilona Ziarko has recently celebrated the opening of her new premises in Newham, Truro. After a long journey of hard work, support and funding, Spotless Cleaning is now ready to take on new business. Spotless Cleaning created a presence…

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Hertzian

The gaming industry is one of the world’s most cutting-edge and lucrative leisure markets with new and innovative software being sought after by major tech giants. A wonderful example of this coveted innovation comes from Truro-based company, Hertzian…

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Wildanet

Wildanet “Working with Oxford Innovation was extremely useful as from a new business perspective they know what funding and grants are available which has really helped our company move forward,” said Charles McKay, Chief Financial Officer of Wildanet…

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Shore Vans

Access to Finance supported Redruth-based Shore Vans in securing £54k of funding through start-up loan and a BIG2 grant. Shore Vans has the ambition to grow the business by building and equipping new premises as well as a new website…

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Bodmin Jail

Martin Lyall, General Manager at Bodmin Jail, has the ambition to grow Cornwall’s most haunted hotspot to be the top scare attraction in the South West. Plans to create a Courtroom Experience and a hotel as a part of the venue are underway, with support from…

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Mappix

Charity Wilson – founder and director of Mappix teaching software – has raised more than £100k to fund her business and a start-up SWIG loan of £20k with the help of Access to Finance. The aim of Mappix is to allow teachers more time to teach by giving them…

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Bad Wolf Horizon

Live stream drone footage is a new service – and the first of its kind in the UK – which client Tom Wadsworth, Director at Bad Wolf Horizon, has developed and recently launched. Tom had a big, impactful debut in collaboration with Visit Cornwall, who have a huge…

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LaserMaster

A dedicated, precision laser profiling and multi-axis press brake bending service has found a way to keep up with increasing customer demand and create new jobs thanks to support from the EDRF-funded Access2Finance programme delivered by Oxford Innovation…

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The DadPad

Inspire Cornwall CIC is the developer of a new parenting resource aimed at supporting new fathers and recognising the important role they play in bringing up children. The DadPad was put together to cover all of the essential information new dads said they…

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Falcare

Falcare is a non-profit company that helps those with learning difficulties live as independently as possible in their own homes by offering support with everything from personal care to finding work opportunities. Falcare’s clients are supported by a team…

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