Category: alternative finance

Export Finance – helping SMEs fund growth

Exporting is vital to the Irish economy and it appears that many Irish business owners have ambitious growth plans for 2017, including exporting to Europe and further afield. While exporting can open up a whole new world of opportunities for a business, it can also bring obstacles and challenges.  Business owners have to contend with language, distance, transport, delays, time zones and currency risk. What’s more, with […]

Invoice Finance for SME declined by a bank

SME declined for invoice finance by bank….alternative funder steps in. This newly established company was formed in March 2015 when two lads  spotted an opportunity to import energy drinks  into Ireland.    Their products eventually got listed with a major supermarket chain in January, however this key customer  demanded 90 days credit.  They quickly realised they would need working capital to fund  the gap […]

Asset Based Funding to Irish SMEs hits an all-time high

Asset Based Funding to Irish SMEs hits an all-time high Asset based finance is finally gaining a foothold in the Irish market, with the news that asset based finance for UK and Irish businesses has hit a record high of £20 billion. A recent report from the Asset Based Finance Association (ABFA), the body that […]

Refinancing assets – fast access to cash

Need a significant cash boost? If your business needs a significant cash boost, then refinancing your business assets could be an ideal option.  Very simply, refinancing assets is a great way for business owners to unlock valuable cash from assets already owned by the company. For a company with strong capital assets, it’s a great way to generate cash.  The […]