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Big White Wall is a digital mental health and wellbeing service, which used social investment to scale their social business.

Duration 
5-7 years
Cost of capital 
Convertible debt and equity
Amount invested 
£1 million

Local residents in Redruth funded the building of a wind turbine through buying community shares.

Duration 
4 years
Cost of capital 
7%
Turnover 
£45,000
Amount invested 
£75,000
Building site

K10 is tackling youth unemployment by providing apprenticeships in the construction industry. It used social investment to professionalise the business and increase sustainability. 

Duration 
3 years
Cost of capital 
Debt
Amount invested 
£600,000
Headliners

Headliners UK used social investment to help them in their mission of empowering young people to tell their stories and care about their community more. 

Duration 
3 years
Cost of capital 
6.5%
Turnover 
£600,000
Amount invested 
£75,000
Aspire Gloucestershire

Ambition East Midlands is a Social Impact Bond working with young homeless people in Gloucestershire.

Duration 
3 years
Cost of capital 
7%
Turnover 
£500,000+
Amount invested 
£50,000 through SITR
Ladies cooking

Burley Gate Community Shop raised money from the local community using Social Investment Tax Relief. 

Duration 
4 years for loans
Cost of capital 
Between 2 - 3%
Turnover 
£80,000
Amount invested 
£57,000