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Fintech iwoca Accredited for Recovery Loan Scheme, Firm Also Launches Free Mental Help Sessions for UK Business Owners

European Fintech iwoca confirmed recently that it has been accredited under the UK’s Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS). The iwoca team wrote in a blog post, dated October 5, 2021, that they’ve been accredited by the British Business Bank as a lender under the RLS. This… Read More

iwoca Joins mmob to Allow Banks to Embed and Offer Alternative Lending Options

mmob has announced the inclusion of iwoca into its network of digital lending providers. According to a company release, the partnership will enable banks and other financial institutions to embed small business loan provisions into their digital ecosystems. Since 2012, iwoca has provided access to… Read More

European Fintech iwoca Introduces Cash Advance Product on Funding Xchange to Small Business Online Sellers

iwoca, one of the largest small business lenders in Europe, has introduced its “industry-first” cash advance product on Funding Xchange for small business online sellers. iwoca will reportedly be the first lender in the United Kingdom – leveraging Open Banking – to provide fully automated… Read More

European Fintech iwoca Says Embedded Finance Is Vital to SME Recovery Post COVID

New data from European Fintech iwoca, one of the largest small business lenders, reveals how embedded finance will play a key role for SMEs as they try to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Timely insights “bring to life” the wide-ranging benefits of embedded finance, according… Read More

European Fintech iwoca Reveals that 1 in 3 Brokers Now See Growing Demand for Unsecured Finance

The iwoca SME Expert Index reveals that 1 in 3 brokers “see rising demand for unsecured finance.” As noted in an update shared with CI, more than a third (38%) of brokers submitted “more lending applications for unsecured finance in May compared to the previous… Read More

European Fintech iwoca Releases New Index on the SME Lending Landscape

European Fintech firm iwoca has released a new index on the SME lending landscape. As noted in a blog post by iwoca, the company’s “SME Expert Index” is described as “an exclusive” index that includes UK brokers which “gives specialist insight on the health of… Read More

Fintech Lender iwoca Announces that its iwocaPay Is Xero’s First Invoice Checkout Integration with Pay Later Option for SMBs

iwoca, an established European small business lender, has announced its UK-first integration with leading SME platform Xero. Integrating iwocaPay – iwoca’s invoice checkout – into Xero’s platform, will “for the first time provide small businesses with a Pay Later option for their business customers,” according… Read More

Fintech Professionals Share Coping Strategies for Financial Stress and Anxiety in Post COVID World, Reveal Serious Mental Health Issues

The team at UK challenger bank Starling notes that it may be argued that “financial anxiety” is a by-product of the way that we respond to a particular situation, and not necessarily a result of the actual situation. Starling says that focusing more on what… Read More

Fintech Lender iwoca to Lend More than £200 Million to UK’s Small Businesses before the CBILS Applications Close in January 2021

iwoca, a European alternative lender for small businesses, is reportedly planning to lend more than £200 million to small businesses before the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) applications close in January 2021. iwoca recently surpassed £100 million in CBILS lending. The platform now plans… Read More

Fintech Lender iwoca Approved for CBILS Lending

iwoca, a European alternative lender for small businesses, has been accreditated by the British Business Bank under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS). iwoca says that existing customers impacted by COVID-19 will be able to apply this week, followed gradually by new customers. The… Read More

iwoca Announces Launch of Fintech Platform OpenLending

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iwoca, an online lender serving SMEs, announced on Wednesday the launch of a new platform, OpenLending, which may unify fintechs and banks to extend iwoca’s lending capabilities to over two million UK businesses. iwoca reported that the launch of OpenLending forms part of its £10… Read More

BNY Mellon Insight Investment Commits €100 Million to iwoca to Boost Lending in Germany

iwoca, an online lender serving SMEs, has received significant backing from BNY Mellon Insight Investment. According to multiple reports, iwoca has received €100 million to provide funding for small businesses in Germany. Last year, iwoca expressed its intent to boost its presence in Germany, a… Read More

Capitalise.com Offers Instant Credit in New Partnership with iwoca and “High Street Bank”

Capitalise.com has announced a new partnership with iwoca and an unnamed “high street bank” to provide instant decisions on credit for participating businesses labeled “Instant Offers.” The service is said to remove any delay for online lending. iwoca is an online lender that offers loans… Read More

UK-based Fintech Equals Launches New Loan Service Via Partnership With SMB Lender iwoca

UK-based Fintech firm Equals Group (LON:EQLS), which provides a travel card to around 1 million users, global payments solutions for companies, and tools to manage finances, has launched its first loan for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) through a partnership with SMB lender iwoca.  Equals… Read More

Fintech: Atom Bank, iwoca, Modulr Finance, & Currencycloud, All Benefit from BCR Grant

The Board of the  Banking Competition Remedies Ltd (BCR) has announced the awards of the “Capability and Innovation Fund Pool C.” This Fund is designed to “facilitate the expansion of business offerings to include lending or payments services to SMEs in the UK or international… Read More

Online Lender iwoca Raises £150 Million in Debt and Equity

Online small business lender iwoca has raised £150 million in both equity and debt capital, according to a note from the firm. This most recent investment brings iwoca’s total funding to £350 million. The Series D equity funding was led by Augmentum Fintech, a Fintech… Read More

Online Lender iwoca Receives £7.5 Million Investment From Venture Capital Investor Augmentum Fintech

Augmentum Fintech plc (LSE: AUGM) announced on Thursday it has invested £7.5 Million in online lending platform, iwoca. Founded in 2018, Augmentum Fintech claims to be one of Europe’s leading venture capital investors that is focused exclusively on the fintech sector. The group invests in early and… Read More

Online Lender iwoca Connects to Barclays & HSBC Under Open Banking Rules

Online lender iwoca is now connected to both Barclays and HSBC under Open Banking rules, according to a note from the company. iwoca claims to be the first ever business lender to connect with any of the UK’s nine largest banks under Open Banking when… Read More

Small Business Lender iwoca Appoints Seema Desai as COO

Online lender iwoca has selected Seema Desai as their new Chief Operations Officer (COO). iwoca provides loans of up to £200,000 to small and micro businesses across the UK, Germany, and Poland via its website and through partner integrations using its proprietary Lending API. Desai joined iwoca… Read More

Online Lender iwoca Connects with Lloyds Bank in Open Banking First

Online lender iwoca is reporting that it has successfully released Open Banking for all new customers with a Lloyds Bank account. iwoca says it is the first ever business lender to connect with any of the UK’s nine largest banks under the Open Banking initiative,… Read More

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