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Monday 12 November 2018
by Jackie Emson

Meet the Member - Penny Chesters from Capify

Name of Business CAPIFY

Who are you? We specialise in alternative funding, finance and loans for small businesses. • What sets you apart from the competition? Our unique repayment plan.

How did the business come about? It was originally established in the USA and expanded to the UK 10 years ago

What are your main target markets? All small businesses however Food and Beverage is the most popular.

How long has your business been in existence? 10 years

How many staff do you employ? 80

What job or achievement makes you most proud? Seeing a small business after a refurbishment that we made possible.

Where do you see the business being in five years? With offices in Europe.

Why Warrington? It has such an eclectic range of Independent businesses who all stand out as individuals.

Tell us one interesting thing about the business that might surprise us? We have offices in Australia.

Tell us one interesting thing about you that people might not know? (ie, hobbies, amusing fact, etc) I am a descendant of Sir Winston Churchill.

• Brexit – good, bad, opportunity? Both

Fantasy dinner party – which six people alive or dead would you invite? Robbie Williams, Bob Marley, Sharon Osbourne, Winston Churchill, Pippa Funnel.