British Business Bank

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Form3 secures €23m in venture debt funding

2nd November 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

The changing state of UK alternative lending in 2022

16th August 2022 | Marc Shoffman

British Business Bank hires new CEO

9th June 2022 | Daniel Lanyon

ThinCats appoints Aldermore Bank IT head as new CTO

14th March 2022 | John Reynolds

The biggest barrier facing female entrepreneurs

8th March 2022 | Judith Hartley

BBB ups funding facility to non-bank lender Simply

17th December 2021 | John Reynolds

Folk2Folk lands £7m from British Business Investments

30th November 2021 | Daniel Lanyon

UK VC funds catch up to their US rivals

26th November 2021 | John Reynolds

Where is small business lending heading next?

29th June 2021 | Aisling Finn

Recovery Loan Scheme goes live

7th April 2021 | Daniel Lanyon

MarketFinance hits profitability

10th March 2021 | Daniel Lanyon

Fintech needs more women

8th March 2021 | Aisling Finn

AltFi’s most-read stories of 2020: Part 2

6th January 2021 | Aisling Finn

Fintech’s biggest hires and departures of 2020

5th January 2021 | Aisling Finn

2020 in Fintech and Alternative Finance: Part 1

29th December 2020 | Oliver Smith

2021: A year of challenges or opportunities?

14th December 2020 | Oliver Smith

Newest alternative lender accredited under CBILS

12th August 2020 | Aisling Finn

ThinCats opens up CBILS lending to new customers

13th July 2020 | Oliver Smith

AltFi’s most read stories of 2020 (so far)

2nd July 2020 | Aisling Finn

Covid-19 Future Fund diversity data revealed

23rd June 2020 | Daniel Lanyon

CBILS loans hit £5.5bn of lending to SMEs

7th May 2020 | Daniel Lanyon

Fintech needs help, not a handout

30th March 2020 | Michael Baptista

It's time for a 10x UK sovereign wealth fund

10th March 2020 | Daniel Lanyon

A year in fintech & alternative finance: part 2

14th January 2019 | Roger Baird

The great fintech handout

26th April 2018 | David Stevenson

Banks up MarketInvoice investments as lending grows

26th March 2018 | Daniel Lanyon

Aussie fintech lenders agree to code of conduct

2nd March 2018 | David Tuckwell

New lower mid-market direct lending fund launches

11th December 2017 | Daniel Lanyon

Time for a BDC revolution here in the UK

20th October 2017 | David Stevenson

Why Jeremy Corbyn could be great for fintech

4th October 2017 | David Tuckwell

Time for a new market for mini bonds

29th August 2017 | David Stevenson

Xero expands capital and credit sources to UK Business

22nd March 2017 | Lisa Walls-Hester

Alternative finance’s 2016 in review

30th December 2016 | Ryan Weeks

Bank referral scheme to go live early next quarter

23rd September 2016 | Ryan Weeks

Carney frees up £150bn in bank lending

6th July 2016 | Ryan Weeks

GLI Boss Clarifies Strategic Vision

20th May 2016 | Ryan Weeks

In defence of marketplace lending in the UK

11th May 2016 | Ryan Weeks

Positive Signs for UK SMEs

2nd February 2016 | Ryan Weeks

What Will 2016 Hold For Alternative Finance?

19th January 2016 | Alex Littner

What to watch out for in 2016

4th January 2016 | Ryan Weeks

BBB to Lend to SMEs Through RateSetter

10th December 2015 | Ryan Weeks

On the Ground at LendIt Europe

26th October 2015 | Ryan Weeks

Merchant Cash and Capital Rebrands

18th September 2015 | Ryan Weeks

MarketInvoice Blasts Past Half a Billion

17th September 2015 | Sam Griffiths

Next Step in Referrals Process

29th July 2015 | Ryan Weeks

Tinder for Equity Crowdfunding

5th June 2015 | Ryan Weeks

Investors be aware! Do you know the risks?

11th May 2015 | Barry Rogers

Lending Review

6th May 2015 | AltFi

New Tie Up in the SME Funding Space

30th April 2015 | Ryan Weeks

GLIF’s Alternative Manifesto

16th April 2015 | AltFi

Bank-to-SME Lending Set for a Boost?

27th March 2015 | Ryan Weeks

The Revolution in Business Finance

26th March 2015 | Andrew van der Lem

An Interview With the British Business Bank

25th March 2015 | Ryan Weeks

MarketInvoice Strikes Major Funding Deal

10th March 2015 | Ryan Weeks

Double First for Funding Circle

3rd December 2014 | Georgina McCreadie

Major Reshuffle at Platform Black

20th November 2014 | Ryan Weeks

City Investors Join P2P Party

16th October 2014 | Sam Griffiths

AltFinance Platforms Are No Threat to Banks

27th February 2014 | AltFi

Government Gets Behind P2B Lending

24th February 2014 | AltFi