Richard Grethe FCA says that FDs should consider invoice finance right from the get-go.
MarketInvoice, the platform which allows businesses to sell their invoices online to investors, has announced today that it has now reached £200m in total funding generated.
With banks still reluctant to lend money to SMEs, small businesses are struggling to find alternative sources of funding. Mike Smith signposts to the best options available on the market.
RBS has extended its asset-based lending facilities to include small businesses with a turnover between £10m and £25m.
One in five small and medium businesses is relying on family and friends for funding, according to figures released today.
The UK's market for alternative finance grew by 91 per cent in 2013, reaching almost £1bn in value, according to figures released by Nesta today.
MarketInvoice has been selected as one of the key gateways for the government to invest millions of pounds in British SMEs.
Up-and-coming invoice finance provider MarketInvoice has reached a milestone of £50m worth of funding to small businesses in two years.
An old way of raising working capital, reloaded: find out what invoice finance really entails, from the founder of innovative finance business, Marketinvoice.
While almost all business leaders are aware of overdrafts, loans and mortgages as ways to fund business growth, there is a serious lack of understanding of alternative forms of borrowing.
James Caan urges businesses to consider alternative funding mechanisms, but there's something that's always pushing us back to the banks, and it's time to change it.
Poor cash flow, dropping turnover, and no chance to boost the balance sheets: traditional lenders mustn't assess businesses by their past performance, pleads new research.