Episode 39: Niall O’Grady – Linked Finance – Why your SME should consider peer-to-peer financing


Getting finance has become more and more difficult for SMEs.

So, it’s no surprise that alternative lending has become an appealing — and realistic — option for ambitious companies looking to drive growth, expand their operations, or pursue an acquisition.

On this week’s episode of All-Ireland Business Talk Elaine spoke to Niall O’Grady of Linked Finance about the world of alternative financing.

Since 2013 Linked Finance has helped over 3,000 SMEs to successfully grow their businesses – The leading alternative lender provides loans of up to 5 years long and has just increased its lending capacity to €500,000 and recently launched a new source of finance called the Merchant Cash Advance.

Listen in to find out more about how Niall O’Grady and his team connect Irish SMEs who need business financing with a vibrant online investor community.

The All-Ireland Business Foundation would like to thank Niall O’Grady of Linked Finance for sharing his valuable insights on this weeks episode of AIBF Business Talk.

We looking forward to catching up with their talented team at the All-Ireland Business Summit on Wednesday May 18 at Croke Park.

About the All-Ireland Business Foundation 

The AIBF is an independent national body that identifies and acknowledges the country’s most ambitious and visionary businesses.

As the accreditation body for the Business All-Star mark, the AIBF recognises Best-In-Class Irish businesses. Companies that merit recognition based on an independent audit of their performance, reputation, and customer-centricity.

Business All-Star Accreditation Is The Nation’s Symbol Of Trust.

Currently, there are over 500 companies that are accredited by AIBF. Since 2014, over 2,500 companies have participated in our programs.

The AIBF also hosts the annual All-Ireland Summit and monthly gatherings to promote peer-learning and collaboration among it’s accredited companies.

Find out more here