GRID Finance transforming lending landscape for SMEs

Irish-owned firm supports small businesses through cutting-edge online financial products

24th September, 2017
Derek Butler, CEO of GRID Finance and Katie Cantwell, founder of KC Peaches. Katie Cantwell raised €55,000 on the GRID for her business KC Peaches

Often out of adversity comes opportunity. As many lending institutions pulled back the reins during the economic downturn SMEs found they had fewer directions in which to turn. A dependency on traditional forms of business financing limited the options for many.

So, when GRID Finance emerged from the fog of economic depression it offered SMEs something fresh in an Irish context. Launched in October 2014, the Irish-owned company aims to “reframe how small business is...

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