Alternative Lending for Start-ups: Exploring Non-Traditional Financing Options

For Stacy Caprio, Founder of Accelerated Growth Marketing, the definition of a startup is clear — and it’s tied to numbers. “For instance, I’m a 70-year-old entrepreneur with a startup in a very traditional industry,” Mark continues. One of the hallmarks of a startup is the willingness to push boundaries and conduct lots of experiments. Xiao Wang, the Co-Founder and CEO of Boundless, believes that those questions and experiments are essential if a company is going to claim that startup definition. “In my experience, a startup is a job you cannot quit, that does not pay, and which you cannot … Read More

Alternative Lending for Start-ups: Exploring Non-Traditional Financing Options

Superfluid is a London-based fintech company that develops software to allow businesses to transfer money through open streams rather than lump-sums. The idea behind this is to allow businesses to liberate cash flows by making use of idle money. Superfluid does this by using cryptocurrencies and stablecoins to enable recurring payments. Unlike blockchain transfers which are normally settled in a sequence, superfluid streams are a constant flow of transactions that are executed automatically every time a new block is minted on the blockchain. This also facilitates wallets with the ability to display real-time balances. The company has raised £7.23m in … Read More