iwoca expands into Germany

The good news just keeps on coming. Riding on the coat-tails of our huge Alibaba announcement last month, we’re delighted to make public that German businesses can now access funding through iwoca. This expansion of our European operations will mean that we can now finance small businesses in countries with a combined 50% of EU GDP […]

How Small Business Lending Has Changed

Guest post by Conrad Ford, CEO of Funding Options   The last few years have been an exciting time for small businesses looking for finance. Following the credit crunch, a new breed of non-bank finance provider began to emerge, with business models based on a mix of new technology and good old fashioned lending nous. […]

Behind the scenes at Yuliya’s salon

A few weeks ago we visited one of our customers, Yuliya Price, at her North London beauty salon. Last year she swapped locations from a cramped premises in St John’s Wood to the trendy streets of Marylebone, using iwoca to help finance the costs of the move. It’s refurbishment was well on the way to […]

Introducing our partnership with Alibaba.com

Since launching iwoca we’ve learnt that financing small businesses is about more than just cash flow – it’s about giving them the buying power they need to take advantage of opportunities and compete on a global stage. That’s why we’re so excited to announce that we’ve partnered with Alibaba.com to develop a new, integrated trade […]

Small Business Brief | 7th-13th Feb

This week’s seen a veritable bonanza of small business articles by the Guardian. We’ve picked the best three from them, along with a few articles from other sources, to give you a quick overview of the small business news of the week. The difference between starting up and scaling up. Entrepreneur-in-residence at the heart of government, […]