For decades businesses have had to rely on banks for funding. That meant slow decisions, hidden fees and poor service.
In 2011, we saw an opportunity to make it much simpler and fairer for businesses to get the finance they need. We launched a service that removed all the hidden fees, slow decision making, and used technology to make the whole process easier.
We've funded invoices worth more than £1 billion through our platform, with businesses using the funds for everything from expanding into new markets to paying suppliers and payroll.
In August 2013, the UK government - via the British Business Bank - began funding businesses through MarketInvoice. This partnership has now seen more than £100 million provided to businesses across the UK.
We've been featured in national and international press
Some of our awards
Whilst working in financial services in his early twenties and spending time with many company CFOs, Anil realised how difficult it was for small businesses to raise the funding they needed to drive their business forward. His ambition was to use technology and data to completely reinvent how businesses go about financing their growth, and breathe fresh life into outdated financial products.
Anil founded the business in 2011 with Charlie Delingpole and has led the growth of the company, team and its culture since launch.
Having spent three years working within one of the world’s largest legacy financial institutions, Ilya was exposed to the outdated service banks were providing to private businesses. He realised that business owners felt let down by their bank, and set out to build a better alternative.
He also represents MarketInvoice in its efforts to promote transparency and fairness within the alternative finance industry, sitting on multiple compliance and regulatory bodies including the P2PFA.
Charlie co-founded the business in 2011, leaving to pursue other opportunities in late 2013. Charlie previously worked in investment banking at J.P. Morgan Cazenove. He is a non-executive director of The Student Room Group, a company he founded in 2001.
“We're all about supporting UK businesses and solving big problems. That's why I'm here: to make a difference.”
“At MarketInvoice I can help give businesses access to funding and the autonomy, flexibility and control they need to grow.”
Northzone is a technology investment fund. The partnership has to date raised seven funds and invested in over 100 technology-enabled companies. Their current portfolio includes companies such as Spotify, Avito.ru, Trustpilot, WideSpace and SpaceApe
The company has offices in London, Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen and New York. For further information, visit www.northzone.com.
Northzone also renewed their commitment and participated in our 2016 fundraise.
Paul Forster co-founded Indeed.com in 2004 and led the company as CEO through rapid growth to a successful exit.
Indeed is a giant of the online job search market and was acquired in 2012 by Recruit Co – one of the world’s largest HR services companies.
Under Paul’s leadership Indeed.com grew from start-up to market leader, with over 1000 employees and 140 million monthly unique users today.
MCI Capital is a multistage private equity group based in Warsaw, Poland. With 17 years of expertise of investments in digital economy companies, MCI has realized over 60 investments and 30 exits.
MCI Funds’ are active in Western Europe, UK, Scandinavia, CEE and Turkey.
The current portfolio of MCI.TechVentures Fund – a growth technology fund - includes companies such as iZettle, Azimo, Gett, Windeln and Auctionata.