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Tide acquires Funding Options

Tide, the leading digital business banking platform, has today announced it will acquire Funding Options, a leading UK marketplace for business finance, subject to FCA approval.  Founded in 2011, Funding Options is a leader in SME credit intermediation and has been recognised as a fast-growth scale-up, and has featured in the FT1000, the Financial Times’s annual list of Europe’s fastest-growing companies.

28 Nov 2022

Entrepreneurs suffering mental fatigue as 4 in 5 UK business owners consider return to employment

Survey reports fatigue among business owners

The survey of 1000 UK SMEs, conducted by Funding Options and Censuswide, found less than half of business owners are 'very confident' of surviving the next six months (42%)

27 Sept 2022

FC Insights

Funding Options bridges gap in SME funding

London, 06.09.2022: Funding Options, the leading marketplace for business finance, has launched Funding Cloud: Insights to bring unparalleled data to SME lenders with a breadth of market insight capable of driving new product innovation.

6 Sept 2022


Funding Options Celebrates International Youth Day

With interest rates rising, a possible recession on the horizon and the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic still being felt, SMEs need to start looking forward and investing in future generations to survive the coming years.

11 Aug 2022

Funding Options partners with VFD to deliver market-leading financial and advisory integration

Funding Options partners with VFD to deliver market-leading financial and advisory integration

Leading fintech advisory company, VFD Pro Ltd, has partnered with Funding Options to integrate Funding Cloud: Connect, an extension of the Funding Cloud(TM) platform, into their market-leading financial and advisory solution. 

26 Jul 2022

MarketFinance forms strategic partnership with Funding Options

MarketFinance forms strategic partnership with Funding Options

Fintech credit and payments company joins proprietary, real-time lending platform Funding CloudTM

15 Jun 2022


Funding Options' appoints Malcolm Leach as CTO

SME digital finance platform Funding Options appoints Malcolm Leach as CTO following strongest quarter since start of the pandemic. The Fintech’s proprietary real-time lending platform, Funding CloudTM, is a key revenue driver as SMEs turn to alternative lenders to support post-Covid recovery.

27 Apr 2022


Funding Options launches digital-first platform for accountants

Funding Cloud: Connect enables accountants and advisors to manage and track finance offers for SME clients via a real-time fully integrated lending platform.

14 Mar 2022

Funding Options teams up with Wise to offer SMEs greater choice on FX and international payments

We team up with Wise to offer greater choice on FX payments

This partnership will enable independent businesses to access international payments via the marketplace, and pay invoices in over 50 different currencies.

15 Dec 2021


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