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What is alternative lending?

Alternative lending is a loan offered by a company that is outside the normal banking system. This can be peer to peer, which is basically investors bypassing banks and lending their money via a platform directly to a borrower or could be a private investment fund or lender without a banking license. There are hundreds of these types of lenders in the UK, and at Nextfin, we are endeavouring to provide entrepreneurs with a list of potential funders for their business.

Lender Category Company No. Established Phone Social Media Website
Lets Do Business Business Loans
CBILS
07422542 28/10/2020 0844 415 2272 letsdobusinessfinance.co.uk
Nationwide Corporate Finance Asset Finance
Business Loans
12199793 10/09/2019 01234 240155 nationwidefinance.co.uk
VATBRIDGE Business Loans
10573364 19/01/2017 0808 169 3150 vatbridge.com
Igloo Crowd P2P Property investment
Peer to peer lending
Property Crowdfunding
10352130 31/08/2016 020 7193 3399 igloocrowd.com
Huddle Capital Business Loans
Peer to peer lending
10238385 17/06/2016 0113 468 1408 huddlecapital.com
Futurebricks P2P Property investment
Peer to peer lending
Property & Bridging
10190839 20/05/2016 07875159424 futurebricks.com
Formax Business Loans
Peer to peer lending
09044698 14/05/2016 02079671634 formaxcredit.co.uk
Together Money Business Loans
Property & Bridging
10088545 29/03/2016 0161 333 7415 togethermoney.com
BLEND Network Debt Crowdfunding
P2P Property investment
Peer to peer lending
Property & Bridging
Secondary Market
10025252 25/02/2016 020 3409 3300 blendnetwork.com
Infund Business Loans
09750661 26/08/2015 01225 300 872 infund.co.uk
Nucleus Asset Finance
Business Loans
Invoice Finance
Merchant Cash Advance
Property & Bridging
09718435 05/08/2015 020 7839 1980 nucleuscommercialfinance.com
Ortus Secured Finance Asset Finance
Business Loans
Property & Bridging
09581638 08/05/2015 0203 637 5056 ortussecuredfinance.co.uk
Funding 365 Business Loans
Property & Bridging
8488034 13/04/2015 0800 689 0650 funding-365.com
Loanpad P2P Property investment
Peer to peer lending
Property & Bridging
09479658 10/03/2015 02038294555 offer.loanpad.com
Homegrown P2P Property investment
Peer to peer lending
Property & Bridging
Property Crowdfunding
09442893 17/02/2015 0203 841 7748 homegrown.co.uk
Spotcap Business Loans
09351116 11/12/2014 0203 308 9188 spotcap.co.uk
LandlordInvest P2P Property investment
Peer to peer lending
09245725 02/10/2014 0207 4061491 landlordinvest.com
Got Capital Business Loans
09073214 05/06/2014 0800 368 9696 gotcapital.co.uk
Crowdstacker Bonds
Innovative Finance ISA
Peer to peer lending
09056449 27/05/2014 020 7118 7570 crowdstacker.com
LendingCrowd Business Loans
Innovative Finance ISA
Peer to peer lending
SC468392 27/01/2014 0345 564 1600 lendingcrowd.com
Unbolted Personal Loans
08778211 18/11/2013 020 3567 1300 unbolted.com
CrowdProperty Business Loans
Innovative Finance ISA
P2P Property investment
Peer to peer lending
08764786 06/11/2013 020 3012 0161 crowdproperty.com
HNW Lending Business Loans
Peer to peer lending
Secondary Market
08739427 18/10/2013 020 3488 0184 hnwlending.co.uk
Startup Direct Business Loans
08669382 30/08/2013 0191 490 9328 startupdirect.org
Money & Co Business Loans
Innovative Finance ISA
Peer to peer lending
Secondary Market
08561817 10/06/2013 020 3143 4000 moneyandco.com
YesGrowth Business Loans
Peer to peer lending
08540463 22/05/2013 020 7340 6384 yesgrowth.com
Just Cashflow Business Loans
08508165 29/04/2013 0121 418 8553 just-cashflow.com
Crowd2fund Business Loans
Innovative Finance ISA
Peer to peer lending
08472687 04/04/2013 020 3735 5669 crowd2fund.com
Little Business Loans Business Loans
08457011 22/03/2013 0121 246 1821 littlebusinessloans.com
Freedman & Partners Business Loans
OC382220 06/02/2013 020 7433 3631 freedmanpartners.com
Proplend Business Loans
Innovative Finance ISA
P2P Property investment
Peer to peer lending
Secondary Market
08315922 03/12/2012 0203 397 8290 proplend.com
Lending Works Business Loans
Innovative Finance ISA
Peer to peer lending
08302549 21/11/2012 020 7096 8512 lendingworks.co.uk
Catalyst Finance Asset Finance
Business Loans
Invoice Finance
08230044 26/09/2012 01453 758365 catalyst-finance.com
Folk2Folk Business Loans
Innovative Finance ISA
Peer to peer lending
08178576 14/08/2012 0333 220 4070 folk2folk.com
Just Us Business Loans
Equity Crowdfunding
P2P Property investment
Peer to peer lending
08158588 26/07/2012 01625 750027 justus.co
Growth Funders Angel List
Equity Crowdfunding
Peer to peer lending
08155332 24/07/2012 03301025525 growthfunders.com
Startuploans.co.uk Business Loans
08117656 25/06/2012 0344 264 2600 startuploans.co.uk
BridgeCrowd P2P Property investment
Peer to peer lending
Property & Bridging
08054296 02/05/2012 0161 312 5656 thebridgecrowd.com
Assetz Capital Innovative Finance ISA
P2P Property investment
Peer to peer lending
08007287 27/03/2012 0800 470 0430 assetzcapital.co.uk
Quickfund Business Loans
Invoice Finance
07934308 02/02/2012 01279 759300 quickfund.co.uk
The House Crowd Innovative Finance ISA
P2P Property investment
Peer to peer lending
07893395 29/12/2011 0161 667 4264 thehousecrowd.com
Kuflink Innovative Finance ISA
P2P Property investment
Peer to peer lending
Property & Bridging
Secondary Market
07889226 21/12/2011 01474 334 488 kuflink.com
Rebuilding Society Business Loans
Innovative Finance ISA
Peer to peer lending
07885342 16/12/2011 0333 303 0972 rebuildingsociety.com
Ezbob Business Loans
07852687 18/11/2011 0203 769 3128 ezbob.com
Boost Capital Business Loans
07831099 01/11/2011 0800 138 9080 boostcapital.co.uk
Iwoca Business Loans
07798925 05/10/2011 0203 778 0274 iwoca.co.uk
Code Investing Business Loans
07706111 15/07/2011 020 3289 1494 codeinvesting.com
Mint Bridging Business Loans
Property & Bridging
07567483 17/03/2011 0161 710 2006 mintbridging.co.uk
Relendex Business Loans
Innovative Finance ISA
P2P Property investment
Peer to peer lending
07486328 10/01/2011 020 3962 5810 relendex.com
TradeRiver Business Loans
07467967 13/12/2010 020 7788 7690 traderiverfinance.com
Leap Peer to peer lending
Personal Loans
07401825 08/10/2010 0203 887 7154 leaplending.co.uk
Oak North Bank Business Loans
CBILS
Property & Bridging
08595042 03/07/2010 0330 3801 181 oaknorth.co.uk
ArchOver Business Loans
Innovative Finance ISA
Peer to peer lending
07235487 26/04/2010 020 3021 8100 archover.com
British Pearl Innovative Finance ISA
P2P Property investment
Peer to peer lending
07151774 09/02/2010 020 3657 7799 britishpearl.com
Fleximize Business Loans
07117447 06/01/2010 020 7100 0110 fleximize.com
Ratesetter Business Loans
Innovative Finance ISA
Peer to peer lending
07075792 13/11/2009 020 3142 6226 ratesetter.com
Funding Circle Business Loans
CBILS
Innovative Finance ISA
Peer to peer lending
06968588 21/07/2009 0800 048 2467 fundingcircle.com
Capify Business Loans
06575165 24/04/2008 0800 151 0980 capify.co.uk
Clifton Asset Management Business Loans
06529425 10/03/2008 0800 014 7099 clifton-asset.co.uk
Oak Tree Structured Finance Limited Business Loans
06271072 06/06/2007 01789 842554 oak-tree.co.uk
The Business Lending Exchange Asset Finance
Business Loans
06011377 28/11/2006 01223 836905 theblx.com
PCF Limited Asset Finance
Business Loans
Invoice Finance
Property & Bridging
05661605 22/12/2005 0800 689 3458 pcflimited.co.uk
Liberis Business Loans
05654231 14/12/2005 01276 944512 liberis.co.uk
Portman Finance Business Loans
Property & Bridging
05397019 17/03/2005 020 8209 3822 portmanfinance.co.uk
Paragon Asset Finance
CBILS
Invoice Finance
05390593 12/03/2005 0203 440 3675 paragonbank.co.uk
West One Business Loans
Property & Bridging
05385677 08/03/2005 0333 123 4556 westoneloans.co.uk
Zopa Business Loans
Innovative Finance ISA
Peer to peer lending
Secondary Market
05197592 04/08/2004 020 7580 6060 zopa.com
Only Bridging Business Loans
Property & Bridging
05038750 09/02/2004 0800 169 595 onlybridging.co.uk
easyMoney P2P Property investment
Peer to peer lending
04861007 08/08/2003 020 3858 7269 easymoney.com
Cynergy Bank Business Loans
CBILS
Property & Bridging
04728421 09/04/2003 0345 850 5555 cynergybank.co.uk
Merchant Money Business Loans
04504897 06/08/2002 N/A merchantmoney.co.uk
Ultimate Finance Group Asset Finance
Business Loans
Invoice Finance
Property & Bridging
04350565 10/01/2002 0800 121 7757 ultimatefinance.co.uk
Liberty Leasing Asset Finance
Business Loans
4302060 10/10/2001 02380456565 libertyleasing.co.uk
Simple Crowdfunding Innovative Finance ISA
P2P Property investment
Peer to peer lending
Property Crowdfunding
04016517 16/06/2000 07943 572 453 simplecrowdfunding.co.uk
One PM Finance Asset Finance
Business Loans
03681755 10/12/1998 01225 474 230 onepmfinance.co.uk
SPF Short Term Finance Business Loans
Property & Bridging
3680970 04/12/1998 0333 222 6687 spfloans.co.uk
Calverton Finance Business Loans
CBILS
Invoice Finance
03612551 10/08/1998 01908 268888 calvertonfinance.co.uk
White Oak UK Asset Finance
Business Loans
02029122 18/06/1986 0330 058 0837 whiteoakuk.com
Allied Irish Banks Business Loans
CBILS
NI018800 18/11/1985 0345 6005 204 aibgb.co.uk
Secure Trust Bank Asset Finance
CBILS
Property & Bridging
00541132 26/11/1953 0161 819 3040 securetrustbank.com
Fair Finance Personal Loans
03112887 23/11/2020 020 8988 0627 fairfinance.org.uk
Credit 4 Business Loans
08738775 23/11/2020 020 3637 0570 credit4.co.uk
Bute Capital Ltd Asset Finance
Business Loans
06804158 23/11/2020 08455281055 butecapital.co.uk
Bibby Financial Services Asset Finance
Business Loans
Invoice Finance
N/A 23/11/2020 0808 501 6460 bibbyfinancialservices.com
Access Commercial Finance Asset Finance
Business Loans
Invoice Finance
N/A 23/11/2020 03330 069 141 accesscommercialfinance.com
GapCap Asset Finance
Business Loans
Invoice Finance
09080838 23/11/2020 0203 740 9710 gapcap.co.uk
Octopus Choice P2P Property investment
Peer to peer lending
03942880 23/11/2020 0800 316 2295 octopuschoice.com
Mast Haven Business Loans
Challenger Banks
Property & Bridging
09660012 23/11/2020 020 7036 2000 masthaven.co.uk
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