Our research has shown that 65%^ of female SME owners have faced challenges directly due to their gender. Despite this, 59% of female SME owners say that confidence has improved among female entrepreneurs, and revenue has grown by 18% on average. At Cambridge & Counties Bank, we’re doing our part to remove those challenges, further improve that confidence, and keep those revenues growing.

^Research source, Cambridge & Counties Bank, April 2024. Based on 200 female SME business owners.


We want to help remove the barriers that female SME owners may face in accessing the support they need to take their businesses to the next level.

Here's what you can expect:

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Quarterly upskilling-focussed networking events

Female Founders can come together to chat and learn about a range of topics, including tech, sales, new business development and best practice for marketing, social media and more.


A dedicated female relationship manager

Specialised support from skilled real estate finance and asset finance relationship managers with a unique understanding of your needs and experience.

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Support from a social community

A group of like minded people; female founders with big ambitions who’ll be there to lend real-time support, help and guidance, underpinned by shared and unique experiences and perspectives.


Expert partnerships

Starting with Roxanne Goodman of Female Founder Finance, we’re excited to be partnering with leading experts and organisations to help us expand our insights and support.

Why choose us?

From our manual underwriting process, our jargon-free application forms and dedicated support for the entire life of your loan and beyond, we’re the bank who could help you find suitable funding to meet your business needs.

  • Our manual underwriting process
  • Support in shaping the right deals
  • Quick, hands-on service
  • Jargon-free application forms
  • Support for the entire life of your loan
  • Your own dedicated relationship manager

Contact us today to see how we can help you scale your business and reach your targets.

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