Is alternative capital a viable finance strategy?

Is alternative capital a viable finance strategy?

Alternative finance offers a new solution to traditional small business finance such as constrained access to lending, higher productivity costs, training staff, managing legal and regulatory requirements which put an enormous strain on the companies resources.

Australian small businesses account for 95% plus of companies and employ over 70% of the population. However, they face increasing challenges to operate competitively in the globalized technology driven world.  (more…)

Alternative lenders aren’t going away, they’re just misunderstood

Alternative lenders aren’t going away, they’re just misunderstood

Alternative lenders are here to stay. Fast forward to 2018 and the Alternative Lending industry has matured and undergoing some consolidation across borders. This is an update on the 2016 view of the AltFi industry as it emerged from the global financial crisis. Lending was among the earliest segments of finance to be disrupted by the technology revolution currently sweeping the industry.

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