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.
Quick Capital’s FD gives his opinion on the FCA’s leaked investigation of the Royal Bank of Scotland’s GRG scheme and how it has fuelled the rise of alternative lenders.
For app builder Louise Doherty, business crowdfunding not only gave her business financial firepower but also provided a structure for growth plans.
Growing businesses in the UK are still struggling to access suitable funding, despite many requiring further financial support.
When a business needs a cash injection to take it to the next level, sometimes equity investment seems the only option. Is it worth giving up equity and a stake in your business?
E Fundamentals was initially funded through family and friends, but has explored other avenues as well.
You might think of business bonds as being exclusive to large businesses, but the truth is that SMEs can make the most of the flexible finance solution too.
Cash flow is something ever-present on every small business owner’s mind. Here’s how you can access short-term finance options.
You want to grow a business or launch a new project, but banks and venture capitalists won’t give you the time of day it’s a common predicament.
Lending platform ThinCats and parent company ESF Capital have introduced a £200m SME funding programme for British growth businesses.
Despite a positive turn of events for asset finance, more than a third of small and medium-sized business owners try to avoid borrowing money at all costs
A rejected loan application can hinder your expansion and growth plans. Being too afraid to take out business finance due to a poor credit score or fear of repayments can be just as limiting. Luckily, much can be achieved through alternative finance.