Is it possible for a challenger bank to remain agile as it grows, especially in the UK’s highly-regulated finance sector?
SME event-driven finance is fast becoming the natural terrain of the alternative finance industry.
To give SMEs an international expansion opportunity in China, Santander has sealed an agreement with ecommerce business JD.com.
Small business owners have voiced concerns over bank branch closures, poor customer service and a lack of understanding about SME requirements.
UK businesses are more global than ever with the “Made in Britain” tag carrying a significant draw for customers from Beijing to Boston.
The Bank of England has today announced a bank interest rates rise, which will be the first in a decade, and the UK’s entrepreneurs have been vocal with their thoughts.
Pressured for being a woman and inspired by her clients, this private banker quit to solve a problem she and many others faced when looking for roommates.
Revolut, a two-year-old banking app and Real Business Future 50 victor, has received a $66m Series B investment to supercharge global expansion at an “aggressive” pace.
Tide, an SME banking app, has secured a $14m Series A investment from Spotify and iZettle investor Creandum and fintech fund Anthemis.
With the general election taking place on 8 June, the owner of business bank OakNorth has discussed what would earn his vote on the day, as well as other developments on the entrepreneurial radar.
It takes a lot for me to get even mildly excited about a bank these days. But a bank that ‘just works’ for an SME stays out of the way, and doesn’t issue time fines or patronise you? Now that’s a little different.
In October 2016, adverts spread across Heathrow airports, comprising a frog in a tie and the text, “Tired of the fog? Try the frogs”. This was an attempt by Paris’ business district, La Défense, to court UK workers.