Property Bridges, already very successful in peer-to-peer property finance, has a new commercial lending product for SMEs and property investors
Artisan bread producer Arbutus Bread in Mayfield, Cork, has raised €26,000 from peer-to-peer (P2P) lender Linked Finance to fund expansion of the business with the purchase of new bread making equipment.
The Government has been urged to introduce regulation for crowdfunding to provide protection for potential investors and help facilitate the development of a new financing model for businesses.
As British prime minister Theresa May prepares to trigger Article 50, which marks the formal start of the Brexit talks process, the subject of funding for small businesses here will be even higher on the agenda.
Peer-to-peer lending — which invoilves pairing potential investors with businesses in need of capital — continues to grow in Ireland as an alternative source of finance for the SME sector.
Startups will be looking ahead to the challenges ahead. There are several key issues facing small businesses.
A history of creative endeavour at Dublin’s Pulse College is to be continued as it launches the country’s largest ever peer-to-peer loan campaign.
A 101-year-old Dublin institution is hoping to entice lenders with a piping hot deal on crowdfunding website Linked Finance in what is the platform’s biggest ever campaign.
Dublin-based crowdfunding facilitator Linked Finance has hit the €5m milestone in peer-to-peer lending pledges to SMEs.
For this week’s Q&A, Kehlan talks with Peter O’Mahoney from Linked Finance, which is looking to be the leading force in Ireland when it comes to peer-to-peer lending.
This week’s Small Business Show news looks at whether or not someone on an internship can be considered an employee. Also on this week’s Show:
A greater diversity of funding sources is required for credit-starved small and medium enterprises, according to a new report.
SORRY to mention the war but this is pre-budget submission time and talking to some of those wine trade in recent weeks reminded me how difficult Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, has made it for small wine shops.
Rather than going back to the banks, a Cork-based wine company has secured a loan of €30,000 from its customers’ pockets.
Cork businessman Ernest Cantillon is betting on people power to fund his latest business venture.
A number of disruptive businesses are emerging in the banking sector aiming to reorganise how the traditional industry in Ireland performs.
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