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Funding & Finance

Understanding and accessing finance and growth funds.

Funder Finder - the safe online tool for unlocking business finance

Looking for business finance? Funder Finder allows you to apply to over 150 funders without affecting your credit rating.
By Business West,

Alternative Business Funding is a simple, safe, and free way to search for business finance, without impacting your credit rating. Their Government approved portal, Funder Finder, uses straightforward information to match small and medium business owners with an impressive selection of finance market leaders within minutes, offering access to the vast majority of business funding alternatives.

Funder Finder, puts the business owner at the heart of the process - simply register your business details and finance requirements, and the choice of who to contact is left to you. Funds are available from £500 to £50 million and one registration is all you need to access over 150 funders and products.

The unique algorithm matches results based on the match between SME and Funder, and the match between the products available and the requirements of the SME. Throughout the process you will be supported by the knowledgeable Alternative Business Funding team.

Key Points

  • The platform is approved by HM Treasury and the British Business Bank.
  • You can choose one or several funders to contact, or none at all!
  • You will only ever be contacted by funders who you have explicitly given your consent to.
  • Funder Finder sends anonymous enquiries that won’t hurt your credit profile in any way.

Get started

To find out more about Alternative Business Finance and Funder Finder, and to start your application, head over to the Funder Finder page on the Business West website.