How to Develop Your Digital Dream Team

Posted by Alan Fagan on Nov 30, 2018 12:58:37 PM

It might surprise you but even in this digital age, up to a third of Irish SMEs still don't have a website and about 90% have no e-commerce capabilities. A lack of in-house skills is often cited as a major obstacle among those businesses with no online presence. But in an era of easy access to information there really is no excuse... 

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5 Cash-Conscious Tips for SME Success

Posted by Michelle Cowley-Cunningham on Nov 16, 2018 3:53:51 PM

All entrepreneurs expect their business to be a success. Thriving and memorable SMEs emerge all the time. Yet the statistics show that only 20% of SMEs in Ireland survive their first five years. So, what is the difference between SME success and becoming another statistic?

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Applying For A Business Loan: How to Look Your Best.

Posted by Michelle Cowley-Cunningham on Oct 31, 2018 1:42:22 PM

Irish SMEs now have more choice than ever before when it comes to business loans. The digital age has brought with it a wave of new specialist providers who are bringing easy applications, quick decisions and more competition to the market.

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The Most Powerful Force in the Universe - Compound Interest

Posted by Alan Fagan on Oct 30, 2018 4:02:13 PM

It’s often claimed that Albert Einstein thought compound interest to be ‘the most powerful force in the universe’.  Now, whether or not he actually said that is a matter of some debate. Whoever came up with the statement, however, wasn’t far off the mark.

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Business lending for a digital age

Posted by Alan Fagan on Oct 19, 2018 2:16:01 PM

Linked Finance is revolutionising the way lending works for Irish SMEs and this 2-minute video explains exactly how...

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Topics: P2P Lending

Loan Book Report Q3 2018

Posted by Amanda Germaine on Oct 16, 2018 5:14:59 PM
Q3 was another strong quarter for the platform. We originated more than €9.3 million in lending to businesses across Ireland.
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Topics: Lending

5 Ways Irish SMEs Can Stay Competitive in the Digital Age

Posted by Seán Kennedy on Sep 14, 2018 1:53:07 PM

In the business sector, it can sometimes seem as if only the corporate giants are able to take full advantage of the benefits that globalisation and technology have delivered.

But in reality, there’s plenty of opportunity for SMEs that are willing to innovate. Globalisation can level the playing field, allowing companies of all sizes to do business with consumers worldwide.

SMEs may have to adapt to survive, so let's break down how they do this...

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5 Simple Ways SMEs Can Increase Their Social Media Engagement

Posted by Seán Kennedy on Sep 7, 2018 2:05:00 PM

Irish SME owners have to, as they say, “wear lots of hats”, in order to keep their business running. Time is of the essence, so committing to increasing Social Media engagement can be difficult.

There are a wealth of opportunities to advertise your business and grow your sales through Social Media. While this may sound time consuming, it doesn’t need to be. 

With that in mind, let’s take a look at 5 Simple Ways SMEs Can Increase Their Social Media Engagement...

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How Back-To-School Time Can Benefit Irish SMEs

Posted by Seán Kennedy on Aug 30, 2018 3:50:28 PM

Back-To-School time is typically a fairly stressful time for parents, teachers, bus drivers, the government, and students most of all. We're continually hearing about the creeping costs and the pressure this puts on families.

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Help us to spread the love...

Posted by Seán Kennedy on Aug 23, 2018 3:50:51 PM

With our Summer of Love promo, existing users can earn €1,000 by referring new SMEs to Linked Finance.

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