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Staying on top of client needs – key questions for brokers answered

There has been an explosion of new lending products over the last few years. Basic ones, such as traditional bank loans, shouldn’t be disregarded, but…

Helping Brokers Help Their Clients

Who? Claratus Commercial Finance Business Focus? Online retailer How much? £250,000 What for? Purchasing additional stock This week, we are excited to highlight our invaluable…

How Will Expedia Impact Financial Services?

Sites like Expedia and Booking.com have transformed the travel industry; can comparison sites do the same for financial services? By now we are all familiar with travel comparison sites…

Tomorrow’s Ideas Today

Who? Branding agency How much? £25,000 Where? North West England What for? Bridging receivables Coca-Cola, Apple, MINI or Cadburry – we know them like family…

Speeding Away

Who? Motorcycle dealership How much? £80,000 Where? West Midlands What for? Refurbish showroom Greeves, Hesketh and Norton or Honda, Kawasaki and Suzuki? Whether it’s home-made…

The Sky is the Limit

Who? Construction company How much? £300,000 Where? South Wales What for? Bridging receivables Houses, offices, bridges and roads – for most of us that’s what…

Sugar-licious

Who? Cake decorating supplier How much? £50,000 Where? Midlands What for? Bridging receivables Modelling chocolate, sugar flowers and cupcakes – sounds pretty amazing, doesn’t it?…

Engineering the Future

Who? Engineering company How much? £150,000 Where? Midlands What for? Purchasing inventory Drones, supersonic lasers and vehicles that drive themselves. Engineers are the magicians of modern society!…

What Does the Snap Election Mean for SMEs?

Labour? Conservative? Lib Dem? How small businesses vote is key for any election and the stakes are particularly high this go around. With just a…

Online Lender Spotcap Launches in the UK

FinTech company to finance growth opportunities for SMEs following Brexit vote Under embargo until 6am Thursday 3 November 2016, London LONDON, UK, November 3, 2016…

Online lending platform Spotcap raises EUR 31.5M in funding

Finstar Financial Group acquires stake in FinTech company and becomes its major strategic partner Berlin & Moscow, 2nd February 2016 Online lending platform Spotcap successfully…

Online lender Spotcap reaches 500 million euros in 12 months

First assessment of Rocket Internet’s newest fintech company Berlin, 7 October 2015: 12 months, 3 countries, 2 continents, 18 million euros in funding, 20,000 registered…

Online lender Spotcap joins Deutsche Börse’s programme for European growth funding

Rocket Internet’s newest fintech company selected for Deutsche Börse Venture Network Berlin, August 4, 2015 – Online lending platform Spotcap announced today that it has…