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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Linked Finance

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# Interview
Meet the man at the vanguard of Ireland's budding peer-to-peer business lending market
‘I think we’re only scratching the surface’ – Niall Dorrian has big plans to build Linked Finance.
# Linked Finance
A leading Irish VC firm is getting behind the country's biggest crowd lender
Linked Finance has raised €2 million from Frontline Ventures and dozens of other investors.
# follow the money
How one company put €10 million in funding on the table for Irish business
Linked Finance was Ireland’s first peer-to-peer lending site.
# the whiff of money
6 reasons why people should embrace peer-to-peer lending
We talk to the head of Grid Finance, one of Ireland’s two peer-to-peer loan platforms.
# cover your ears
Dublin's Viking Splash Tours are heading for Europe...
# positive waves
Happy days - there's lots of good news out there today if you own a small business
Ireland’s guarantee scheme for small companies is being extended, while crowd-sourcers LinkedFinance announced a new €250 million SME loan fund
# leo burdock
This old-school chipper wants to tap its customers to help it grow
Leo Burdock would rather pay interest to punters than “bankers in ivory towers”.
# What I've Learned
Borrowing without banks: here's how you've done it
Cutting out the high street bank is becoming a realistic option for SMEs.