Now more than ever, companies will need alternative finance methods to grow 

Alternative Finance

Access to finance has always been a critical issue for businesses, in particular small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The lingering aftermath of Covid-19 has only exacerbated this problem. Traditional sources of finance, such as bank loans and overdrafts, have become increasingly difficult to access. This is due to banks tightening their lending criteria in response […]

Accelerated Payments hits $1 Billion funding milestone 

€1 Billion funding milestone

  Accelerated Payments can today announce that we have advanced an astounding €1 billion worth of invoice financing, shortly after celebrating our fifth anniversary. The €1 billion milestone comes as we triple our workforce and extend global reach, with offices in Europe, the UK, Canada and the USA.   The total also highlights the massive liquidity […]

Time out with… Head of North America, Neil McMillan  

Neil McMillan

In Accelerated Payments latest Time Out With… we caught up with Neil McMillan, who started his finance career in Glasgow, Scotland. Neil took his career to England, then eventually to New Zealand and Australia before moving to Canada. Neil’s career has taken him pretty much around the globe.  What attracted you to join Accelerated Payments  […]

Why working with brokers can get you SMB funding 

Why working with brokers can get you some funding

If you’re looking for SME funding, you’re not alone. A new report from Simply Business has shown that 1 in 3 small business owners in the UK fears running out of money. Not only that, but a staggering 87 per cent of small business owners have lost money over the last two years. With many […]

Time out with… Weiqing Li

Time out with Weiqing Li

Tell me a bit about yourself My name is Weiqing Li, and I am from North China. I first came to Ireland 8 years ago as part of a study programme. About 30 of us were in that course and 10 of us are still in Ireland today. We studied three years in China, and […]

Time out with… Inside Sales Manager Chris Bolton

Chris Bolton

In our first Time Out With.. piece of 2022, we caught up with Inside Sales Manager Chris Bolton. What is your role within Accelerated Payments? I joined the Business Development team at Accelerated Payments (AP) at the beginning of November. My role is Inside Sales Manager. Now, I am a couple of months into it […]

We attended the NACFB Expo 2021

Accelerated Payments at NACFB Expo

After what seemed like a lifetime of not being able to attend an event or have in-person meetings, Accelerated Payments were thrilled to finally be able to do just that. On Thursday, September 30th 2021, the team jetted off to Birmingham to attend their first in person event since Covid-19. Landing in Birmingham airport, they […]

Time out with… Laura O’ Gorman

Laura O Gorman

What drew you to a career in marketing? My first two years studying business at Waterford Institute of Technology were more around general business: economics, accounting, law and marketing. This gave me a flavour of the business industry as a whole. In the third year we were encouraged to pick a stream to specialise in […]

Time out with… Kara Kane

Tell me a little bit about yourself?  I joined the client management team at AP in November to take over from Ciara during her maternity leave. It’s kind of crazy, a typical pandemic job, my first foray back into the working world – I have actually been out for 15 years or so. I made […]

Talking Trends November 2020

Talking Trends

This blog forms part of a series where we discuss common themes and trends that have been identified over the previous month. Positive There has been a marked increase in demand from companies that are new to Invoice Finance, from both early-stage & more mature businesses. This bucks the trend of the wider (full book) […]

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