X-Forces Enterprise - Helping You Be The Best in Business

A range of courses designed to support different cohorts within the military community considering self-employment or business ownership

  • Self-Employment Awareness Workshop
  • Start-Up Skills Workshop
  • The Business and Enterprise Programme
  • The Business Experience Programme

Government-backed loans for start-up businesses

  • An unsecured personal loan, for business purposes
  • Fixed interest rate of 6% p.a.
  • Borrow for up to 5 years
  • 12 months’ free mentoring
  • Dedicated Business Adviser
  • No early repayment penalties
  • Free training and workshops

We offer access to our own and partner events where you can network with like-minded individuals, peers and mentors who can help you develop essential business connections and knowledge

  • Business Ownership
  • Networking Events
  • Knowledge Exchange

A range of courses designed to support different cohorts within the military community considering self-employment or business ownership

  • Self-Employment Awareness Workshop
  • Start-Up Skills Workshop
  • The Business and Enterprise Programme
  • The Business Experience Programme

Government-backed loans for start-up businesses

  • Fixed interest rate of just 6% p.a.
  • Borrow for up to 5 years
  • 12 months’ free mentoring
  • Dedicated Business Adviser
  • No early repayment penalties
  • Free training and workshops

We offer access to our own and partner events where you can network with like-minded individuals, peers and mentors who can help you develop essential business connections and knowledge

  • Business Ownership
  • Networking Events
  • Knowledge Exchange

Success Stories

Agile in a Crisis: Meet the former Soldier turned Drone Pilot that has overcome disability to steer his business through the Coronavirus outbreak.

British Army veteran Chris Flannagan from Wiltshire had set his sights on a new career as a drone pilot, but found few employment opportunities due to […]

Taking Cookery Online: meet the master pastry chef making courses more accessible

Master pastry chef Ben Mariner recognised the cost and geographic barriers in cookery tuition and built an innovative online school to share his expertise.   Still […]

Insta-inspired business: Meet the creative military spouse hand-crafting luxury candles

Military spouse Emma Bryant was inspired to start her first business by Instagram, on which she followed other small businesses and watched their successes. Emma’s brand […]

Help Provided To Date

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2,066

Start Ups
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£20,067,320

Start Up Funds Lent
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35,020

Training Hours

Latest News from X-Forces

Creating opportunities to win business at XFE Meet the Buyer event

On Thursday 22nd April, X-Forces Enterprise, in collaboration with The Supply Chain Sustainability School, hosted an exclusive Meet the Buyer event for armed forces led businesses […]

Prominent City Figure To Champion Entrepreneurship

X-Forces Enterprise are delighted to announce the appointment of Diane Côté, former Chief Risk Officer at the London Stock Exchange Group, as a Non-Executive Director. Diane […]

“Congratulations From All Of Us At FSB!” XFE Founder Recognised In FSB Volunteer Champion Awards 2021

On February 23rd 2021 X-Forces Enterprise CEO and Founder, Ren Kapur MBE, was recognised for the voluntary work she does as the Federation of Small Businesses […]

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