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Expert Opinion

Ian Cass

The Forum of Private Business

Looking at what is appropriate and probably more importantly what is not suitable for their funding needs, then the ABF platform is a great tool to help SMEs find the right funding, for the right purpose, at the right price!

British Business Bank

Alternative Business Funding has been chosen by the British Business Bank to help businesses find finance when they're unsuccessful with the major banks

Why choose Alternative Business Funding?

Alternative Business Funding has created a simple, safe and efficient way for you to find the right funding for your business.

Step-by-step simple

Simple

Search our database in under 5 minutes

You provide some really straightforward information to get started. This is the type of information you have to hand; you don't have to find a bunch of stuff to get going.

Step-by-step safe

Safe

Security is our number one concern

State-of-the-art encryption, password protection and top notch bank-level security protect you at the website level. The ABF / Experian Credit partnership allows you to search for available finance from multiple Finance Providers at the same time, without impacting your credit rating.


Step-by-step efficient

Efficient

One place to search, one place to find

With a deep and broad selection of finance providers, from high street banks to alternative funders, represented on ABF you can be certain that you are giving yourself the best chance to find the right finance.

Step-by-step free and fair

Free & Fair

Always and forever. ABF is free for SMEs to use

But that's only one part of making the experience fair. Finance Providers don't pay us for their listings. They can't buy their way to the top of our rankings. No, instead we use our Funder Finder algorithm to sort through the information you give us and match it to the information they give us; that's our official Fairness Guarantee.

Business Funding Explained

Watch how our business funding portal can help you find better solutions for your funding needs

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Choosing Funding is Simple

1

Search

Use our Funder Finder engine to search for funding alternatives. You can do this by answering some simple questions about your business and your funding needs (this takes 5 minutes!), or call 0800 027 7065 or Email to contact one of our Customer Service team.

2

Find

You will be presented with a list of funders that our algorithm believes is a match for you. Review theese options and choose as many funders as you wish to approach. These enquiries are anonymous and won't negatively impact your business credit rating.

3

Select

Once you have made your enquiries, interested funders will get in touch directly with you to discuss your options further. They will usually be in touch via phone or email within 24 hours. It really is that simple!

What the Experts Say...

The simple fact is that we need to raise the level of finance in the economy to support growth aspirations, so to this end the alternativebusinessfunding.co.uk portal is an important step forward – providing a collaborative environment for business funding and recycling opportunities from other funders.

Matthew Fell, Director for competitive markets at the CBI

The key to the whole process is the ridiculously simple Alternative Business Funding website where entrepreneurs input their details and get recommendations, through a traffic-light system, on which of the firms could be best for them within seconds.

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