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MarketFinance awarded £10m grant to bring choice and competition in supporting more businesses

23 Sep 2020 | The fintech business lender will expand services to 3.5m underserved SMEs, launch new digital lending products and create 200 jobs across the UK

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We've just won £10 million to supercharge our support of UK businessesmarketfinance news

We've just won £10 million to supercharge our support of UK businesses

23 Sep 2020 | We'll use the grant to help 3.5m sole traders and smaller SMEs, launch even more flexible, frictionless solutions and drive innovation in the market.

SMEs running on empty as CBILS deadline looms marketfinance news

SMEs running on empty as CBILS deadline looms

21 Sep 2020 | Bounce Back Loans, the most popular HM Treasury support used by SMEs are running low, finds the latest insights from fintech business lender MarketFinance.

MarketFinance and Ebury: joining forces to shape the future of fintech lending marketfinance news

MarketFinance and Ebury: joining forces to shape the future of fintech lending

11 Sep 2020 | We've partnered with Ebury to to speed up SME access to CBILS funding and more.

UK Fintechs Ebury and MarketFinance partner to speed up CBILS access ahead of September deadlinemarketfinance news

UK Fintechs Ebury and MarketFinance partner to speed up CBILS access ahead of September deadline

10 Sep 2020 | This is the first step in a long-term partnership between the two fintechs to provide comprehensive business finance solutions to Ebury clients

MarketFinance banks £50m as it ramps CBILS support for SMEs as deadline loomsmarketfinance news

MarketFinance banks £50m as it ramps CBILS support for SMEs as deadline looms

07 Sep 2020 | MarketFinance has secured an additional £50m from Viola Credit. The announcement comes as MarketFinance launches a “unified application” process.

Summer Statement 2020marketfinance news

Summer Statement 2020

08 Jul 2020 | We analyse what the Treasury has promised to businesses with the Job Retention Bonus, KickStart Scheme and VAT cuts, and what they mean for your business.

Survey: are business owners feeling a loss of control?marketfinance news

Survey: are business owners feeling a loss of control?

24 Jun 2020 | We surveyed over 2000 UK business owners across every industry about how they feel in the current climate. Let's take a look at the results.

UK businesses owed £133 billion since lockdownmarketfinance news

UK businesses owed £133 billion since lockdown

24 Jun 2020 | UK businesses are returning to work with some trepidation as 90% continue to wait to be paid an average of £148,917 for work completed back in March.

MarketFinance opens CBILS lending for SMESmarketfinance news

MarketFinance opens CBILS lending for SMES

05 Jun 2020 | MarketFinance gets the green light from The BBB to operationally start lending government-backed loans and revolving credit facilities through the CBILS.

How to invest in SMEs through the CBILSmarketfinance news

How to invest in SMEs through the CBILS

27 May 2020 | Taking into account the current climate and our recent CBILS accreditation, we outline what being an investor through MarketFinance looks like right now.

We’re proud to be an accredited CBILS lendermarketfinance news

We’re proud to be an accredited CBILS lender

13 May 2020 | Here's a look at what the CBILS is all about, the funding solutions MarketFinance will offer through the scheme and which businesses are eligible to apply.

MarketFinance approved for accreditation for CBILS to support UK businessesmarketfinance news

MarketFinance approved for accreditation for CBILS to support UK businesses

13 May 2020 | MarketFinance has been accredited by the British Business Bank as a lender under the government-backed Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)

72% of UK businesses cut marketing budgetsmarketfinance news

72% of UK businesses cut marketing budgets

21 Apr 2020 | The UK’s creative agencies are facing mounting challenges as their clients, big and small, slash marketing budgets and freeze current spend.

UK manufacturers need £650m in April to survive 2020marketfinance news

UK manufacturers need £650m in April to survive 2020

08 Apr 2020 | Over two thirds of manufacturers reported that their order books have halved in the last 30 days and 67% said they have less than £50,000 cash.

Government loans only appeal to half of businessesmarketfinance news

Government loans only appeal to half of businesses

25 Mar 2020 | Despite measures announced by the Treasury, 67% of SMEs believe funds won't reach them in time and they'll run out of cash before Easter, says new research.

Rishi Sunak boosts UK businessmarketfinance news

Rishi Sunak boosts UK business

17 Mar 2020 | Sunak has doubled down on subsidised loans and provided direct cash payments to UK businesses, focussing on the retail, leisure and hospitality sectors.

Budget 2020 summary: The SME perspectivemarketfinance news

Budget 2020 summary: The SME perspective

12 Mar 2020 | We take a look at the big picture and key Budget 2020 takeaways for SMEs including economic growth, business rates, entrepreneur's relief and more.

SMEs: 69% facing cash flow strains from Coronavirusmarketfinance news

SMEs: 69% facing cash flow strains from Coronavirus

11 Mar 2020 | This is down to paying for supplies earlier than anticipated because of coronavirus-related stockpiling and fears of disruptions to transport linkages.

MarketFinance becomes NACFB Patronmarketfinance news

MarketFinance becomes NACFB Patron

09 Mar 2020 | Fintech business lender MarketFinance has today become a Patron of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB).

Managing business cash flowmarketfinance news

Managing business cash flow

01 Mar 2020 | Kicking off your next project before getting paid for the last one? No problem! Fast forward your cash from the future with MarketFinance.

Late payments: the silent global trade barrier for UK businessesmarketfinance news

Late payments: the silent global trade barrier for UK businesses

12 Feb 2020 | We examine over 11,000 invoices to understand the extent of late payments to UK businesses by their top ten trading partner countries.

UK SMEs stretched further by late paymentsmarketfinance news

UK SMEs stretched further by late payments

09 Dec 2019 | The latest MarketFinance Business Insights charts late payment trends between 2013 and 2019, analysing over 100,000 invoices.

MarketFinance: a name to reflect who we are todaymarketfinance news

MarketFinance: a name to reflect who we are today

11 Nov 2019 | As of today, MarketInvoice will become MarketFinance. Why? We're proudly offering businesses leaders more seamless funding solutions than ever before!

MarketFinance set to transform business lending industrymarketfinance news

MarketFinance set to transform business lending industry

11 Nov 2019 | MarketInvoice updates name to MarketFinance as it becomes first fintech to offer invoice finance and business loans in new integrated single-view facility.

Corporate Solutions: MarketInvoice puts the M in SMEmarketfinance news

Corporate Solutions: MarketInvoice puts the M in SME

28 Oct 2019 | Corporate Solutions provide access to large-scale credit facilities, reflective of how far these businesses have come and how much further they can go.

MarketInvoice to support larger businesses as it increases credit facilitiesmarketfinance news

MarketInvoice to support larger businesses as it increases credit facilities

28 Oct 2019 | MarketInvoice Corporate Solutions to provide businesses turning over £5m to £50m with larger invoice finance, business loan and contract finance facilities.

‘Tis the season to get readymarketfinance news

‘Tis the season to get ready

15 Aug 2019 | Business who aren't prepared for seasonal demand feel the pressure on cash flow. The solution? A little forward thinking and lot of great financial advice.

Seasonal peaks: MarketInvoice Business Insightsmarketfinance news

Seasonal peaks: MarketInvoice Business Insights

05 Aug 2019 | Seasonal demand puts pressure on more than a quarter of UK SMEs who are waiting 180 days to get paid at their busiest times of year.

Seasonal peaks pressure UK SMEsmarketfinance news

Seasonal peaks pressure UK SMEs

05 Aug 2019 | Half of UK SMEs turn to their overdrafts as seasonal peaks put pressure on cash flow, preventing 87% from taking on more orders.

Supporting 100 small businesses togethermarketfinance news

Supporting 100 small businesses together

30 Jul 2019 | MarketInvoice and Barclays celebrate funding 100 small businesses together since rolling out their partnership nationally.

Ice-cream and insights: the scoop from NACFB 2019marketfinance news

Ice-cream and insights: the scoop from NACFB 2019

03 Jul 2019 | 53% of the brokers we spoke to have seen an increase in export-led businesses seeking finance. A number set to increase as UK SMEs set their sights abroad.

Exporters keep commercial finance brokers busymarketfinance news

Exporters keep commercial finance brokers busy

28 Jun 2019 | 53% of commercial finance brokers have seen an increase in export-led companies seeking finance. A number that may increase as SMEs set their sights abroad.

Know your value: MarketInvoice Business Insightsmarketfinance news

Know your value: MarketInvoice Business Insights

24 Jun 2019 | UK SMEs are valued at £3tn but how much do they really care about company valuation? A lot, according to our latest MarketInvoice Business Insights.

The real MVP: UK SMEs valued at £3tnmarketfinance news

The real MVP: UK SMEs valued at £3tn

24 Jun 2019 | 66% of SMEs prioritise company valuation, yet few are substantially increasing this. Lack of finance considered largest hurdle to growing company value.

Money 20/20 Europe: the low down from Amsterdammarketfinance news

Money 20/20 Europe: the low down from Amsterdam

07 Jun 2019 | Money 20/20 is the largest gathering of financial institutions and Fintech businesses in Europe. Hot topics this year: innovation and partnerships.

Entrepreneur Q&A: small business successmarketfinance news

Entrepreneur Q&A: small business success

14 Mar 2019 | MarketInvoice's Anil Stocker and Mark Bembridge, Founder and CEO of Smartology, share advice for entrepreneurs working towards small business success.

Creative industries on ice: waiting for £1b in late paymentsmarketfinance news

Creative industries on ice: waiting for £1b in late payments

11 Mar 2019 | Our latest MarketInvoice Business Insights research reveals that 48% of businesses in the creative industries were paid late in 2018.

All rise for the UK’s high growth businessesmarketfinance news

All rise for the UK’s high growth businesses

08 Mar 2019 | Anil Stocker joined fellow entrepreneur and MarketInvoice customer, Mark Bembridge, at Barclays Rise to discuss the funding needs of high growth businesses.

Announcing our new investment roundmarketfinance news

Announcing our new investment round

21 Jan 2019 | Today we are pleased to announce our £26m Series B fundraise along with a funding line of £30m invested on our platform to help finance small businesses.

MarketInvoice secures £56m equity and debt fundingmarketfinance news

MarketInvoice secures £56m equity and debt funding

21 Jan 2019 | The Series-B funding round was led by Barclays and Fintech fund, Santander InnoVentures with significant participation from European venture fund Northzone.

Accountants Look Outmarketfinance news

Accountants Look Out

14 Jan 2019 | wo thirds of accountants refer their clients to external finance lenders Invoice finance pips business loans for accountants’ recommendation to clients.

MarketInvoice-Barclays partnership will transform invoice finance landscapemarketfinance news

MarketInvoice-Barclays partnership will transform invoice finance landscape

14 Nov 2018 | MarketInvoice is set to showcase, for the first time, their partnership with Barclays bank at Xerocon 2018.

The latest developments in techmarketfinance news

The latest developments in tech

20 Sep 2018 | Get the scoop on product management tips, what’s happening in Silicon Valley and industry leaders’ secrets to achieving maximum impact.

A world away from Lehman Brothersmarketfinance news

A world away from Lehman Brothers

18 Sep 2018 | As the anniversary has drawn closer, I’ve been reflecting on my brief time at Lehman Brothers and the seismic changes catalysed by the bank’s collapse.

Q&A with Ian Rand, CEO of Barclays Business Bankmarketfinance news

Q&A with Ian Rand, CEO of Barclays Business Bank

12 Sep 2018 | Ian Rand shares a Barclays view of the journey that led to our partnership, as well as what the atmosphere has been like at Barclays since the announcement.

We’ve got skills, they’re multiplyingmarketfinance news

We’ve got skills, they’re multiplying

21 Aug 2018 | Culture is really important to us at MarketInvoice. Of course we take our work very seriously but we also make time for fun.

Partnering with Barclaysmarketfinance news

Partnering with Barclays

02 Aug 2018 | Our partnership with Barclays will see our invoice finance solutions become embedded into the bank’s product offering for its close to 1m business customers.

Barclays partners with MarketInvoicemarketfinance news

Barclays partners with MarketInvoice

02 Aug 2018 | Landmark deal: Barclays is the first UK high street bank to partner with leading Fintech MarketInvoice to help their UK business customers access finance

Everybody do the side hustlemarketfinance news

Everybody do the side hustle

31 Jul 2018 | The side hustle. It’s been a hot topic this month following a Henley Business School white paper that claims 25% of all UK adults have one.

Righting underwritingmarketfinance news

Righting underwriting

27 Jun 2018 | What enables us to deliver truly flexible underwriting decisions is a balance between our smart technology and robust in-house risk management.

Silicon Valley to Silicon Roundabout: Fintech MarketInvoice appoints CTOmarketfinance news

Silicon Valley to Silicon Roundabout: Fintech MarketInvoice appoints CTO

11 Jun 2018 | Rija Javed joins MarketInvoice as Chief Technology Officer from Silicon Valley as company hits £2.5b lending milestone.

MarketInvoice partners with NatWest to fund British businessesmarketfinance news

MarketInvoice partners with NatWest to fund British businesses

11 Apr 2018 | MarketInvoice joins the Capital Connections panel to raise awareness of alternative sources of funding to UK businesses.

European banks add £135m on MarketInvoice platformmarketfinance news

European banks add £135m on MarketInvoice platform

26 Mar 2018 | Banco BNI Europa adds £90m and Varengold Bank AG £45m to MarketInvoice platform to provide more funding for UK businesses annually.

MarketInvoice reaches £2b milestonemarketfinance news

MarketInvoice reaches £2b milestone

19 Mar 2018 | MarketInvoice has today reached the landmark milestone of having funded £2b worth of invoice finance and business loans to UK companies.

MarketInvoice partners with Euler Hermesmarketfinance news

MarketInvoice partners with Euler Hermes

12 Feb 2018 | Announcing our partnership with Euler Hermes, which will provide credit insurance policies to customers of MarketInvoice in safeguarding their businesses.

Our year-end reviewmarketfinance news

Our year-end review

27 Dec 2017 | Highlights from 2017, including our new funding solutions and rebrand and highlighted numbers.

Late payment worsens for UK SMEs marketfinance news

Late payment worsens for UK SMEs

21 Dec 2017 | Survey of 80,000 invoices from UK businesses reveals stark findings. 62% of invoices paid late in 2017, £21.1b outstanding in late payments annually.

MarketInvoice enters business loans as it rebrandsmarketfinance news

MarketInvoice enters business loans as it rebrands

30 Nov 2017 | MarketInvoice has expanded its mission by launching business loans alongside a rebrand, representing its evolution into a business finance company.

Varengold Bank AG to provide £45m to UK SMEs through MarketInvoicemarketfinance news

Varengold Bank AG to provide £45m to UK SMEs through MarketInvoice

30 Nov 2017 | Business finance company MarketInvoice has signed an agreement with Varengold Bank AG to provide £45m funding annually on its invoice finance platform.

Record Q3 at MarketInvoicemarketfinance news

Record Q3 at MarketInvoice

29 Nov 2017 | £6,813 funded every minute in Q3 2017; August 2017 was a record-breaking month with £74.1m funded to businesses.

The new MarketInvoice brandmarketfinance news

The new MarketInvoice brand

15 Nov 2017 | November has been a big month for MarketInvoice. We’ve officially said goodbye to the old look and are excited to share some background on our new identity!

MarketInvoice enters business loans as it rebrandsmarketfinance news

MarketInvoice enters business loans as it rebrands

01 Nov 2017 | MarketInvoice has launched business loans, allowing them to better service the working capital needs of UK businesses.

65% of UK businesses embrace fintechmarketfinance news

65% of UK businesses embrace fintech

25 Sep 2017 | UK businesses adopting fintech are saving £4.6b every year, finds the latest insights from business lender MarketInvoice.

MarketInvoice extends invoice finance to over 400,000 additional UK businessesmarketfinance news

MarketInvoice extends invoice finance to over 400,000 additional UK businesses

17 Aug 2017 | MarketInvoice opens the doors to over 400k smaller businesses accessing a confidential invoice discounting service by easing the annual turnover criteria.

Accountants are key business funding advisers to UK companiesmarketfinance news

Accountants are key business funding advisers to UK companies

14 Aug 2017 | Our recent survey of UK businesses reveals insights into their funding needs and wider concerns.

58% of business leaders prioritise trade for Brexit negotiationsmarketfinance news

58% of business leaders prioritise trade for Brexit negotiations

24 Jul 2017 | Check out the results of our wide-ranging survey of UK businesses: seeking their views on Brexit, the role of Government and finance.

FX add-ons bolster MarketInvoice Promarketfinance news

FX add-ons bolster MarketInvoice Pro

14 Jul 2017 | Announcing the newest feature of our confidential invoice discounting solution: businesses can now fund € and US$ invoices as quickly as their £ invoices.

Record breaking Q2 at MarketInvoicemarketfinance news

Record breaking Q2 at MarketInvoice

05 Jul 2017 | MarketInvoice funds invoices from UK businesses worth £161.9m in Q2 2017 – record quarterly funding since launch.

MarketInvoice named in CB Insights Fintech 250 Listmarketfinance news

MarketInvoice named in CB Insights Fintech 250 List

28 Jun 2017 | CB Insights named MarketInvoice to the prestigious Fintech 250, a select group of emerging private companies working on groundbreaking financial technology.

MarketInvoice selected for the FinTech50marketfinance news

MarketInvoice selected for the FinTech50

15 Jun 2017 | We’re proud to announce that MarketInvoice was selected in the 2017 list, having previously appeared in the 2016 edition and the inaugural 2013 list.