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iwocaPay Integrates with WooCommerce to Provide B2B Buy Now, Pay Later to E-Commerce Firms

iwoca, one of Europe’s largest small business lenders, is announcing the integration of its B2B payment solution iwocaPay with ecommerce software WooCommerce. WooCommerce “holds 37% market share of ecommerce software platforms worldwide.” iwocaPay’s new extension will “provide tens of thousands of ecommerce businesses with the… Read More

European Fintech iwoca SME Expert Index: Cash Flow Now a Priority for SMBs

With inflation hovering at a 40-year high, “managing day to day cash flow has become the primary reason for small business applications for finance,” according to iwoca’s latest SME Expert Index. The survey of brokers has “revealed that managing cash flow is the most common… Read More

European Fintech iwoca Shares Update Revealing Low Open Banking Adoption Among Accountants

Accounting firms are missing a “key opportunity” to adopt Open Banking to help meet the needs of small businesses facing a cash flow squeeze, according to a report by iwoca, which claims to be one of Europe’s largest small business lenders, and AccountingWeb. The report,… Read More

Fintech iwoca SME Expert Index: 30% Brokers Say Lending Market Returned to Pre-pandemic Levels

The small business lending market has has reportedly returned to pre-pandemic levels of activity. This, according to nearly a third of brokers (30%) surveyed in iwoca’s latest SME Expert Index. And nearly another third (31%) believe the market will “return within 6 months, based on… Read More

Fintech iwoca Reveals How Addressing Inefficiencies with B2B Payments May “Unlock Cash” for SMBs

European Fintech iwoca reveals that a new B2B payments solution is bringing together instant payments, free transactions and flexible financing “to address cash flow problems for both buyers and suppliers.” As mentioned in an update shared with Crowdfund Insider, online Fintech firm iwoca has noted… Read More

Fintech iwoca Reports that SMBs are Investing in Growth as Demand for Larger Loans Increases

European Fintech iwoca reports that small business owners are feeling confident about “taking on larger amounts of finance” in order to support their growth objectives this year. iwoca’s quarterly SME Expert Index (the source of these findings) is reportedly based on key insights from UK… Read More

European Fintech iwoca Shares Survey Results Revealing that Running Costs are Major Concern for Businesses in 2022

European Fintech iwoca notes that as worries or concerns about the economy emerge, almost three in four small business owners are thinking about the potential impact of inflation. iwoca writes in a blog post that businesses are “wary of the impact of this on their… Read More

European Fintech iwoca Announces Expansion of Merchant Cash Advance Product to Small Businesses

Fintech firm iwoca, which claims to be one of Europe’s largest small business lenders, recently announced the expansion of its merchant cash advance product to all small businesses “accepting card payments in the UK.” As mentioned in an update shared with CI, the merchant cash… Read More

European Fintech iwoca Shares SME Expert Index: Businesses Focus on Growth, Turn to Recovery Loan Scheme

Small business owners are feeling “optimistic” about economic conditions for growth, according to iwoca’s quarterly SME Expert Index of UK brokers. The Index reveals that more than a third (35%) of brokers reported the “top motivator” for applying for unsecured finance was “to ‘grow the… Read More

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

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