Tagged: business growth

UK Fintech iwoca Reports Optimism Among SMEs About Business Growth in 2024

‍Small business optimism returns in 2024, as half of SMEs anticipate growth this year, according to new research from iwoca – one of Europe’s small business lenders. As noted in the update from iwoca, nearly half (47%) of small business owners “surveyed expect that their… Read More

Fintech iwoca Report: UK Business Growth Remained Steady in H1 2023

Despite a challenging economic environment, 101 new businesses were created every hour across the UK in the first half of 2023, according to research by iwoca – one of Europe’s largest small business lenders. Analysis of Companies House data reveals “that over 436,000 businesses were… Read More

SME Finance, Okredo to Support Open Data Financing Solution

SME Finance, the Fintech reinventing growth financing for small- and medium-sized enterprises, and Okredo, the open data platform for risk assessment and business growth, have partnered to launch the risk-based credit pre-offer in the Baltic region. The solution streamlines and simplifies business financing processes “by… Read More

Paystand, the B2B Payments Fintech, Reports Steady Business Growth

Paystand, the B2B payments company with the world’s largest commercial blockchain, claims that it has “defied” market conditions and experienced “a more than 600% growth rate over the past three years.” At a time when inflation is an ongoing issue, the stock market “remains volatile,… Read More

Finance Professionals Prioritize Sustainable Growth to Offset Inflation, Economic Uncertainty, Tipalti Report Claims

Tipalti, the global payables automation solution, reveals fresh insights into the strategies of global finance leaders in high-growth businesses “amidst the current economic climate, with almost 8 in 10 (78%) believing sustainable growth is now more important than growth-at-any-cost.” With interest rates at their highest… Read More

NatWest Group to Provide £1B in Additional Lending to UK Manufacturing to Support Net Zero Transition

NatWest Group has announced that, from today, it aims to provide an additional £1 billion in lending to the UK Manufacturing sector by the end of 2030, aiming “to stimulate growth in the sector and help manufacturers invest in cleaner, more efficient forms of energy… Read More

Global Spending on Financial Market Data Continued Growth Streak with Revenues Surging

Global spending on financial market data and news “continued its decade-long growth streak with revenues jumping 4.7% to a record $37.3 billion in 2022.” Although real-time trading and data spending accounted “for the largest share of total revenues, strong demand for Pricing, Reference and Valuation… Read More

Fintech Lender Sonovate Surpasses £3.5B in Funding to Support Businesses

Fintech lender Sonovate has surpassed £3.5bn in total funding and £1 billion in annual funding for the first time “as rising costs force businesses to seek finance to manage cashflow and drive growth.” During 2022, Sonovate reportedly “provided businesses with £1.1 billion in finance, a… Read More

UK’s Mettle, the App-Only Business Bank, Reports 500% Customer Growth Since Early 2021

Mettle, the NatWest-backed digital account for small businesses operating in the United Kingdom, has reported 500% customer growth since the beginning of last year, reaching 50,000 clients nationwide. Established back in 2018, the app-only banking service offers hard-pressed freelance workers, sole traders, and small business… Read More

Kickstarter Alum Bubl Performs Management Change in Preparation for High Growth Following $4.6M Series Seed Funding Round

Bubl Technology Inc., creators of the Bublcam, the world’s first fully spherical consumer camera, announces that following the close of its $4.6M Series Seed funding round including Samsung Ventures, J-Tech Capital and other strategic investors, it will perform organizational changes to its executive management team… Read More

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