Progress Jiu Jitsu

Simon Berry
Senior Investment Executive

"The investment from NPIF - FW Capital Debt Finance is giving us the confidence and platform to grow the business."

James Tighe, Managing Director, Progress Jiu Jitsu

Manchester-based Brazilian Jiu Jitsu sportswear brand Progress Jiu Jitsu (Progress) were boosted with a six-figure investment from NPIF – FW Capital Debt Finance, as part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.

The growth funding provided is helping Progress to meet the growing demand for their products with increased investment in their stock levels and marketing activities to service and support more sales.

Additionally, the investment will be used to support their European exporting activities and will create six new jobs by the end of the year in operations, customer service and marketing.

The first NPIF investment phase has now completed with the British Business Bank launching the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund II in March 2024.