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Reward Finance Doubles SMB Loan Capacity With Foresight Investment - PYMNTS.com

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 12:00

PYMNTS.com

Reward Finance Doubles SMB Loan Capacity With Foresight Investment
PYMNTS.com
However, some research suggests that SMBs in the U.K. aren't well enough aware of their alternative finance options. A survey released last year by the British Chambers of Commerce found only 18.8 percent of SMBs said they were familiar with mezzanine ...

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Funding Options For Legal Weed Entrepreneurs Expanding - Forbes

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 22:37

Forbes

Funding Options For Legal Weed Entrepreneurs Expanding
Forbes
Both debt and equity financing resources exist for the cannabis industry, according to Scott Jordan who works with entrepreneurs in the industry as director of business development for Colorado-based Dynamic Alternative Finance. The firm has arranged ...

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What four business owners have achieved with alternative finance - Real Business

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 10:32

Real Business

What four business owners have achieved with alternative finance
Real Business
When a business loan application is rejected, this can put a massive road block on growth plans. Luckily, much can be achieved through alternative finance.

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MICROFINANCE EVENT: The Microfinance Centre's (MFC's) Alternative Finance Forum; October 5, 2017; Warsaw ... - MicroCapital

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 13:00

MICROFINANCE EVENT: The Microfinance Centre's (MFC's) Alternative Finance Forum; October 5, 2017; Warsaw ...
MicroCapital
Summary of Event: This forum aims to “introduce new forms of financial services” while covering topics including equity-based crowdfunding, social impact bonds, online lenders to small businesses and peer-to-peer lending platforms. The event has ...

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4 awesome things business owners have achieved with alternative finance - Hotel Owner

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 12:01

Hotel Owner

4 awesome things business owners have achieved with alternative finance
Hotel Owner
Growing your business is one of the most exciting, yet challenging, things an entrepreneur will ever do. But when a business loan application is rejected, this can put a massive road block on expansion and growth plans. Alternatively, being too afraid ...

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Selling a company for an eight-figure sum to overhaul the world of business funding - Real Business

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 13:45

Real Business

Selling a company for an eight-figure sum to overhaul the world of business funding
Real Business
What was starting a second company in the alternative finance space like? Had the industry started changing by that time or were the initial challenges the same? Although my second business was still in finance, it was a totally different beast. What ...

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Why alternative finance is now mainstream - City A.M.

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 06:03

City A.M.

Why alternative finance is now mainstream
City A.M.
Alternative finance is badly named. This label suggests that opting for financing routes without involving the big banks is unconventional or “out there”. But that's certainly no longer the case, as people increasingly recognise the benefits of these ...

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Training anxiety out of the decision-making process - City A.M.

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 09:02

City A.M.

Training anxiety out of the decision-making process
City A.M.
Equipping yourself with the tools to build up your resilience to these outcomes is easier said than done. However, if you want to improve your efficiency through minimising the impact of stress, here's what my experience in the high pressure ...

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Exorbitant interest rates have turned student loans into a ticking debt bomb - City A.M.

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 03:07

City A.M.

Exorbitant interest rates have turned student loans into a ticking debt bomb
City A.M.
Tom Woolf, founder of alternative finance company EdAid, has pointed out that this means students starting this October will have accrued around £6,000 of interest before they even graduate. This is supposedly countered by the fact that graduates do ...

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Slight slow-down in crowdfunding market - Cambridge News

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 09:00

Cambridge News

Slight slow-down in crowdfunding market
Cambridge News
It is hoped the joint venture will help educate public bodies, financial analysts, academics, SMEs and corporates, on the strength of the online finance industry. It provides a single point of reference for all participants in alternative finance who ...

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Furniture specialist buoyed by £25k NPIF investment - Insider Media

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 07:58

Insider Media

Furniture specialist buoyed by £25k NPIF investment
Insider Media
Mark Gibbons, senior loans manager at Business Finance Solutions, said: "Frank Olsen Furniture is a great example of how the alternative finance service structure in the North West has evolved to support businesses from the outset and throughout their ...

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Will the Innovative Finance ISA be an all-round success? - Fund Strategy

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:17

Fund Strategy

Will the Innovative Finance ISA be an all-round success?
Fund Strategy
Emerging-Market-Growth-Growing-General-700x450.jpg The debt-based securities market in alternative finance is now worth over £3bn per year in the UK and that figure is forecast to almost double in the next two years. In our recent debt report we found ...

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Alternative Finance: Huge Sector Growth In 2017 - Herald Keeper

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 10:34

Alternative Finance: Huge Sector Growth In 2017
Herald Keeper
The UK's alternative finance market has grown beyond all expectations during the last twelve months. It is now one of the biggest and strongest in Europe, and that trend looks set to continue. The information on this page should help to shed some light ...

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Frank Olsen Furniture secures NPIF backing - BQ Live

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 08:39

BQ Live

Frank Olsen Furniture secures NPIF backing
BQ Live
Mark Gibbons, senior loans manager at Business Finance Solutions, said: “Frank Olsen Furniture is a great example of how the alternative finance service structure in the North West has evolved to support businesses from the outset and throughout their ...

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TAB: Alternative Finance Remains Robust in Spite of Summer Downturn - Crowdfund Insider

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 06:33

Crowdfund Insider

TAB: Alternative Finance Remains Robust in Spite of Summer Downturn
Crowdfund Insider
TAB (née Crowdsurfer) is out with an update on the status of alternative finance around the world. According to the data platform, alternative finance remains robust even as their Crowdfunding and Marketplace Finance Index (CAMFI) indicates a slight ...

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Alternative Finance: Huge Sector Growth In 2017 - Finance Wire

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 17:43

Finance Wire

Alternative Finance: Huge Sector Growth In 2017
Finance Wire
The UK's alternative finance market has grown beyond all expectations during the last twelve months. It is now one of the biggest and strongest in Europe, and that trend looks set to continue. The information on this page should help to shed some light ...

Keep your wits about you: The funding pitfalls a small business owner needs to know - Real Business

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 16:02

Keep your wits about you: The funding pitfalls a small business owner needs to know
Real Business
With this in mind, it's hardly surprising that small business owners are increasingly turning towards alternative finance. However, while this is great news in many ways, it still pays to be wary of potential red flags. We rounded up a group of finance ...

Alternative funder Reward enjoys record-breaking month - Yorkshire ... - Yorkshire Post

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 14:45

Yorkshire Post

Alternative funder Reward enjoys record-breaking month - Yorkshire ...
Yorkshire Post
A YORKSHIRE-based alternative finance provider has enjoyed a record-breaking month, as growing numbers of firms plan expansion.

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Slight summer downturn for alternative finance - P2P Finance News

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 12:34

P2P Finance News

Slight summer downturn for alternative finance
P2P Finance News
ALTERNATIVE finance experienced a slight downturn over the summer, but the sector remains strong overall, according to new data. The Crowdfunding and Marketplace Finance Index (CAMFI) found that the marketplace contracted slightly over the summer, ...

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Burger King launches WhopperCoin crypto-cash in Russia - BBC News

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 11:04

BBC News

Burger King launches WhopperCoin crypto-cash in Russia
BBC News
Dr Garrick Hileman, research fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, said Burger King was the first major corporate brand to issue its own crypto-cash but he expected others to follow. "Traditional loyalty programs, such as airline ...
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