Elliot Fry

Meet The Team: Natalie, iwoca Account Manager

This week we had a short chat with Natalie Nazar, an Account Manager who joined iwoca in July 2014. Hi Natalie. Can you start off by telling us what you do at iwoca day to day? In short, my main purpose here is to assess customer applications for funding in conjunction with being their main […]

Our first TV campaign goes live

This week iwoca launched its first ever TV campaign. The advert started appearing on televisions across the UK bright and early Monday morning and will be running on a variety of entertainment channels. This exciting news follows on from our recent announcement of our $20m fundraising round. This is a big step forward for iwoca as it will allow us to […]

Meet The Team: Farid, iwoca Account Manager

Earlier this week we sat down for a quick chat with Farid Kelekun, an Account Manager who joined iwoca in August 2014. Hi Farid! First off, what does your role as an Account Manager actually involve? I look after the customers, making sure that they’re happy with the service we’re providing them with and guiding […]

iwoca at the NACFB Commercial Finance Expo

This year was the first time we’ve had a stand at the NACFB’s hugely successful Commercial Finance Expo in Birmingham. Thousands of small businesses rely on financial brokers for their connections and expert advice when they look to fund their business. That’s why they have a huge part to play in our mission to reach […]

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 […]