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Q&As from Accountex 2017

6,500 accountants, hundreds of exhibitors and a Tesla. Accountex 2017 was as always the event of the year for UK accountants. Here are some of…

The SME landscape post-Brexit

Interview with Kevin Vendel on how accountants can help SMEs re-invent themselves after Britain leaves the EU. How are post-Brexit conditions likely to affect SMEs?…

Co-financing versus loan stacking: key questions answered

Kevin Vendel examines the details behind the two types of financing What are the functional differences between co-financing and stacking? Co-financing is when two or…

How a fintech lender can help you grow your accounting business

As fintech firms continue to explosively grow and bring services to market, Kevin Vendel, senior partnership manager at Spotcap, tells how synergy between fintechs and…

Spotcap Announces Fintech Fellowship for Aspiring Graduate Students

London, United Kingdom – April 10, 2017 – At a time of increasing need for graduates with fintech expertise, the Spotcap Fintech Fellowship programme affords…

When Tax is Taxing: How to Deal with Missed Deadlines and Big Bills

As the famous Benjamin Franklin quote goes, ‘nothing is certain, except death and taxes’. Even after 200 years, tax hasn’t managed to shake off its…

Open Banking for SMEs: A Snapshot

The man in the grey wool coat and collection of morning papers under his arm was focused. There were only a few open seats in committee…

Happy holiday Spotcap

The Double-Edged Sword of Seasonal Success

The holiday season is upon us. For many businesses the next few weeks will be the busiest of the year and it will be critical to…

UK Autumn Statement: Key Points and Comments

  Yesterday Chancellor Philip Hammond announced his Autumn Statement to parliament. The update of the government’s taxation and spending plans is meant to  make Britain“ready…

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…