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Linked Finance Tops €200 Million in Online Lending for SMEs

  Linked Finance has topped €200 million in online lending in support of Irish SMEs. The Fintech reported that it had doubled its annual lending in less than 2 years. Linked Finance was launched in 2013 aiming to provide access to capital for Irish SMEs…. Read More

In Spite of Inflation, Global Conflict, Irish SMEs Resilient – Says Linked Finance

Online lender Linked Finance says that Irish SMEs continue to pesevere even in spite the rising inflation and global conflict like Russia’s unprovoked war with Ukraine. The periodic Linked Finance SME Confidence Index states that: 82% of businesses report performance better or in line with… Read More

Linked Finance SME Confidence Index: Optimism Drops

Linked Finance SME Confidence Index,  based on research conducted by Behaviours & Attitudes, is the bearer of bad news but insight that should not be unexpected. The Index indicates that business optimism has declined – impacted by geopolitical concerns and rising inflation The Index is… Read More

Online Lending Platform Linked Finance Now Offers Businesses to Borrow Against Card Sales, Partners with fire.com

Linked Finance, a peer-to-peer lending platform serving SMEs in Ireland, has announced the launch of a new service allowing clients the ability to borrow against card payments. According to Linked Finance, Merchant Cash Advance will allow businesses to borrow a lump sum and then repay… Read More

Linked Finance Leverages Open Banking to Enhance Application Process

Linked Finance, a peer-to-peer lending platform serving Irish SMEs, says it has incorporated open banking technology to speed up the lending process. Open banking can enhance financial services by seamlessly accessing data and information across different platforms. By integrating with other financial services providers, products… Read More

LinkedFinance CEO Warns on Rising Inflation

LinkedFinance is warning businesses to “avoid feeding dangerous 1980s inflationary spiral.” LinkedFinance is a peer-to-peer lender serving Irish SMEs. While business optimism remains high, nearly one-third of Irish companies are charging higher prices as the labor market tightens, states the company. According to the Linked… Read More

P2P Lender Linked Finance Adds New Commercial Director

Peer to peer lender Linked Finance has appointed Richard Glavin as Commercial Director. Glavin is expected to support the growth of the lending portfolio which has grown to deliver over €166 million in loans to over 2,900 ambitious local businesses in Ireland. Glavin was previously… Read More

P2P Lender Linked Finance Reports Business Optimism is Back

Peer to peer SME lender Linked Finance says that business optimism is back to pre-pandemic levels even while the Delta/Mu COVID variants capture headlines. Linked Finance, operating in Ireland, reports in its inaugural Linked Finance SME Confidence Index, referencing research conducted by Behaviours & Attitudes, was… Read More

P2P Lender Linked Finance Says on Track for Record Year

Irish peer-to-peer lender Linked Finance says it is on track for a record year, reporting the strongest monthly lending volume in the platform’s 7-year history, according to a note from the company. Linked Finance says it lent €5.5 million in July, more than 3X July… Read More

Linked Finance Surpasses €150 Million in Peer to Peer Lending

Linked Finance, a peer-to-peer lending platform serving Ireland, has surpassed €150 million in loans to Irish SMEs, according to a note from the company. The milestone was passed as the company issued €9.6 million in loans in the first quarter of 2021, up 4% versus… Read More

Ireland’s P2P Lender Linked Finance Reports Issuing €7M in Loans via Government’s Credit Guarantee Scheme

Ireland’s P2P lending platform, Linked Finance, recently welcomed the government’s extension of its €2 billion credit guarantee scheme. The Linked Finance team also confirmed that it has issued €7 million in loans through the scheme (to date). Linked Finance is proud to have provided over… Read More

P2P Lender Linked Finance Selects New CEO, Reports Over €3 Million in First Month as Covid-19 Credit Guarantee Scheme Lender

Linked Finance has appointed Niall O’Grady as the new CEO, according to a note from the company. O’Grady is expected to lead the business through its next stage of growth as the peer to peer lender reports €3 million in lending funded in the first… Read More

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