A report last month claimed that UK businesses would raise over £1.1bn from alternative finance providers in 2014. This is roughly three times the lending volume of 2013 and indicators … Continue Reading So what is ‘alternative’ about alternative finance?
Nothing is ever certain where the UK economy is concerned, but many indicators suggest we are entering into a period of sustained and impressive economic growth. Broad economic growth means … Continue Reading Turbo-charging growth
In recent years the invoice finance industry has developed a jaded reputation amongst owners of small businesses for bad practice and opaque fee structures. Despite this the UK is home … Continue Reading Avoid the old pitfalls of traditional invoice finance
The Trends in Lending report released last week by the Bank of England shows that as recently as August banks were still taking more money in from UK businesses than … Continue Reading Why banks and businesses are growing apart
Over the last twenty years a great number of major international industries have been turned upside down by technology. Old, entrenched market leaders have been replaced by new models, from … Continue Reading An introduction to alternative finance
It’s now more than seven years since the onset of the financial crisis precipitated an economic disaster resulting in a double-dip recession from which most parts of the economy are … Continue Reading Invoice finance for a growing economy
I was asked to appear on Silicon Real recently, a weekly podcast dedicated to the people behind the London tech startup scene.
This week I made an appearance on TV and radio in February on the BBC's 'The Bottom Line' with Evan Davis, appearing alongside Giles Andrews (CEO of Zopa), and Michael Joseph (MD Mobile Money at Vodafone).
I went over to BBC News to talk about the Breedon report this week- check it out:
MarketInvoice has reached the end of a successful first year since launching in February with the announcement of being one of the top 20 start-ups of 2011. MarketInvoice was chosen … Continue Reading MarketInvoice in Top 20 startups of 2011
I’ve been nominated for ‘Young Entrepreneur of the Year’: “MarketInvoice founders Anil Stocker and Charles Delingpole have been nominated for a prestigious Growing Business ‘Young Entrepreneur of the Year’ Award … Continue Reading Nominated for the Growing Business ‘Young Entrepreneur of the Year’ Award
I went on Sky News to talk about alternative finance:
Here I am on ‘Show Me the Money’- check it out!
I was on Sky News recently: