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What is a merchant cash advance?

In this article, we'll be explaining what a merchant cash advance is, how they work and whether they're right for your business.

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This week’s jobs in alternative finance

A number of blockchain hubs are emerging in the UK – and plenty of opportunity, says Jobbio’s Kirstie McDermott

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What is venture debt?  

What is venture debt? How do you get it and who are the providers in the UK?


3 alternative finance companies hiring now

The alternative lending market is one of the fastest growing sectors in UK finance; here are three exciting alternative finance start-ups hiring now

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Build Back Better #3 – stock finance facilities offer flexibility to SMEs

With so many business financing options out there, how do you choose the right one? Chris Williams makes the case for stock finance

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Duke Royalty sitting on £45m it wants to invest in established businesses

AIM-listed finance fund raises another £18m in equity having closed royalty finance deals with a dozen businesses so far

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Esme wants to be lending £1bn a year to small business within few years

NatWest’s digital lending platform wants to increase its SME lending tenfold as it nears £100m lent to date

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How does asset-based lending work in the UK versus peer-to-peer?

Peer-to-peer lending might be tightening up, but asset-based lender IGF has increased its lending 39pc year on year

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Spotcap Q&A with small business lender Max Verploegen

Spotcap offers loans of up to £250,000 to businesses, priding itself on one working day decisions. To date, it has lent over €250m worldwide

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Online platform launches to help companies raise finance

Companies can borrow up to £2m to grow their businesses

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Capify secures £75 million credit facility from Goldman Sachs

Alternative finance provider Capify has secured a significant credit facility from Goldman Sachs to grow its funding for SMEs business

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Interview with Chirag Shah, co-founder of Nucleus Commercial Finance

Here, we talk to Nucleus Commercial Finance co-founder Chirag Shah about balancing innovation and day-to-day operations, keeping staff motivated, and the state of the alternative finance marketplace today.