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FO awarded 5M grant

Funding Options awarded £5 million grant to ensure finance choice for SMEs across the UK

Funding Options, the UK’s leading business finance marketplace, has today been awarded a £5 million grant from Pool D of the Capability and Innovation Fund. The funds will be used to help broaden and encourage wider choice of funding for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) across the whole of the UK, particularly those in underserved local communities.

13 Jun 2019

Economic Secretary visits Funding Options

Economic Secretary visits Funding Options

We were delighted to host John Glen MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury, at Funding Options HQ on Tuesday 11 June.

10 Jun 2019

Experian and Funding Options

Nearly 3 million UK small businesses struggle to stay on top of finances as Brexit bites

Research by Funding Options, the UK’s leading business finance marketplace, has revealed that half (51%) of UK small and medium business1 owners need more help to take control of their finances – equating to 2.86 million small businesses who are struggling alone.

2 Jun 2019

Funding Options and ING

Funding Options launches in the Netherlands with ING Bank partnership

Funding Options is today launching in the Netherlands, in partnership with ING, to help Dutch businesses find the right funding for them.

3 Feb 2019

Tech Nation Upscale Programme

Funding Options selected for Upscale 4.0 high-growth cohort

Funding Options is one of the 30 leading tech businesses revealed for the next stage of Tech Nation's prestigious programme, following a 'record number of exceptional applicants'.

24 Jan 2019

general FO news blog

Funding Options wins Phase 2 of Nesta's Open Up Challenge

Funding Options has been named a winner in the second phase of Nesta's Open Up Challenge, the prize designed to encourage innovation in fintech. Funding Options is one of only three companies to have won both stages of the challenge, having won Phase 1 back in December 2017.

5 Dec 2018

general FO news blog

ING Ventures invests £5m in Funding Options

Funding Options is pleased to announce that ING Ventures, the fintech venture capital arm of the Netherlands-based global bank, has taken a £5m minority equity stake in Funding Options.

18 Sept 2018


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