Wonga: How not to grow a business

Wonga's recent collapse into administration was precipitated by some grave warning signs over its business practices. In this blog, we look at the lender's rise and fall.


The Wonga way to small business loans

Wonga has become the latest in a long line of small business finance white knights.


Loan Ranger: Errol Damelin

Backed by formidable VC firepower and bolstered by a successful marketing and PR campaign, Wonga CEO Errol Damelin is determined to dominate the UK’s short-term lending market and be a force for good.


Wonga rallies to raise £73 million

Short-term online lender Wonga has raised £73 million in its latest financing round, attracting American firm Oak Investment Partners to back the London-based business after recent strong growth.


Eight-figure sum for Wonga.com

Short-term loan website Wonga has raised $22.25 million (£14 million) from venture capital (VC) investors less than a year after its full launch.