Revolutionising Business Loans for Irish SMEs

A better way to grow your business or your savings....

When Linked Finance launched in 2013 we aimed to solve a major problem facing small businesses in Ireland: access to funding. At the same time rock ­bottom interest rates frustrated savers with money to invest.

Using technology to cut out the middleman, Linked Finance brings business lending back to basics: where ordinary people with savings can connect and lend to trustworthy businesses that wish to borrow. As of November 2018 loans on Linked Finance has provided more than €75 million in funding to SMEs across the country.

At Linked Finance, we offer Irish SME's a new alternative to borrowing from the banks. Real people like you can lend small amounts to great Irish businesses at very attractive interest rates.

Linked Finance is Ireland’s largest P2P lending platform. To date our 20,000+ registered lenders have lent over €75m to support 1,800+ great Irish businesses across every county in Ireland. The process is simple, transparent and efficient!

We allow our lenders to make a difference to Irish businesses and earn better interest rates while businesses are free to keep their focus where it should be: ­on growing their business. 


Top 10 Facts about Linked Finance

When did Linked Finance launch and how much has it repaid to lenders?

Linked Finance launched in March 2013 and is Ireland’s first and largest business P2P Lending platform. To date (November 2018) our lenders have earned more than €5.8 million in interest.

Why has P2P Lending become a worldwide phenonemon?

P2P Lending or Crowd Lending was originally invented in Ireland in 1727 by Jonathan Swift when he set up the Irish Loan Fund to lend to small Irish Farmers.

The recent international financial crisis created a perfect storm of factors: interest rates for savers hit an all­-time low while access to funds for businesses from banks virtually froze, forcing savers and businesses to seek out alternatives.

Over $30 billion dollars has been loaned via P2P Lending platforms worldwide in 2015. 


How many members of the public are registered lenders on the website?

The site is trusted by over 20,000+ registered lenders.

How many Irish businesses have Linked Finance lent to?

To date, we have provided 1800+ loans to Irish SMEs across every county of the country. 

What is the total amount of funding provided on Linked Finance to date?

Since we launched in March 2013 over €75 million has been lent on the Linked Finance platform. 

Why choose Linked Finance?

Linked Finance is the first & largest P2P Lending website in Ireland. The process is fast, efficient and transparent allowing lenders and businesses to take control of their finances. 


Linked Finance in the Press

'Peer-to-peer lender Linked Finance raises €2.5m .....'

Irish Times

'Market leader Linked Finance on growth trajectory ....'

Business and Leadership

'Lending to Butchers, Bakers and Candlestick Makers ...'

RTE Nationwide

The Linked Finance Team

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Linked Finance has been designed from the ground up with state-of-the-art security. The integrity of your documents and information is our top priority! To protect you and your data we take every practical step...and a few more!

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