Big banks and pension funds are starting to lend to SMEs for the first time in years. Ayan Mitra, CEO of CODE Investing, explains why.
Ian Stone, CEO of Vuealta, discusses the factors SMEs and hypergrowth companies need to consider in order to make international expansion a success.
Seeking finance has been a dirty word for businesses, but lending expert Dave Sherrington says it can take an already profitable business to the next level. Here he talks finance, how to get it, and if there is ever a right time for savvy SME owners to seek it.
Real Business sat down with Dave Sherrington, a director of regional business development at a leading SME lender, Thincats, to find out why more and more SME decision makers are turning their backs on banks, and what considerations need to be taken before seeking external finance.
Alternative finance helps Wright & Bell acquire popular Soho restaurant.
The lack of support from the traditional banking sector has emerged as a strong underlying cause.
The banking network is shrinking, and it is bad news for businesses.
ThinCats structures £608,000 lending package, enabling Eos Leisure to capitalise on e-cigarette market boom
Bathroom company, Cubico, secures £2m working capital from alternative finance provider ThinCats.
Riley Automation has been on a growing spree. But with good news, often comes the need for money. Here’s why the company chose alternative finance from ThinCats to fund a management buy out.
Wesleyan Bank’s third annual SME survey highlighted a growing sense of positivity. However, it also uncovered a willingness to resort to illegal activities.
PayPal has provided UK SMEs with £225m in cash advances since June 2017, as the payment processor claims its alternative finance model is filling an entrepreneurial funding gap.