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Matt gubba 4 min

About

  Matt's Story

Matt Gubba is the award-winning CEO and Founder of BizBritain, a leading, government backed commercial finance brokerage that specialises in sourcing funds for start-ups and SMEs who don’t fit the low risk appetite of the big banks and mainstream lenders.

After walking out of school at 16 and trialling several careers and business ideas throughout following decade, Matt went on to launch the BizBritain brand at age 27 in March 2012.

In 2013, BizBritain became a national delivery partner of the the Start Up Loans scheme, a £500 Million government fund which was set in motion by Lord Young. BizBritain is now fully authorised by the FCA, and broker a wide range of commercial financial products for UK start-ups and SMEs using a diverse panel of funders.

Matt has won several awards and accolades ranging from Entrepreneurs Champion of the Year, to being recognised as one of the top 100 most influential British Entrepreneurs. He now sits on the judging panel for numerous prestigious awards including the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards and The Amazon Scale Up Awards.

On a personal level Matt takes a big interest in helping and mentoring other budding entrepreneurs and loves to post supportive and motivational content on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

 Awards & Nominations

  • Top 100 Most Influential British Entrepreneurs - Richtopia, 2019
  • Winner, Entrepreneurs Champion of the Year - Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2017
  • Winner, Entrepreneurs Champion of the Year - Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2016
  • Power 100 (top 50 ranking) - Smith & Williamson, 2016
  • Power 100 (top 50 ranking) - Fresh Business Thinking, 2015
  • Finalist, Social Media Entrepreneur of the Year - Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2013
  • Finalist, Social Entrepreneur of the Year - Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2013
  • Finalist, Social Media Entrepreneur - Entrepreneur Country Young Masters Awards 2012

 Judging Awards & Competitions

Some Awards Matt has Judged at include:

  • The Amazon Scale-Up Awards
  • The NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards
  • The Shell LiveWire Awards
  • The Good Web Guide Awards
  • Sage Plc’s Mentoring Matters Competition
  • Borro’s Money Making Ideas Competition