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Funding Options

At Funding Options we connect business owners to the right funding. With a panel of 120+ top lenders, we’ve helped more than 10,000 businesses access over £0.5B in funding.
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Become an Advisory Partner
Through Connect, our advisory platform, you can help your clients get the right funding in place so they can trade, plan and grow with confidence. Learn more

As an advisory professional, you’re indispensable to your clients. As well as providing traditional accounting services, you can now support them further by connecting them to vital business finance opportunities. Through Connect, access our vast lender panel in one simple and secure application.

Benefits of becoming a Funding Options Advisory partner

Stay on top of all your clients funding applications - Our new advisory portal Connect allows you to submit, track and manage any ongoing applications for your clients.

  • Create added value for your clients - By working with Funding Options to offer capital advisory as an additional service line. We’ll do the bulk of the work for you, allowing you to offer this extra service to your clients hassle-free.
  • Stay in tune with the ever-changing funding market - Become the go-to source for the market trends your clients’ need. We can keep you up-to-date with market movements, which you can pass onto your clients.
  • Watch your practice grow hand in hand with your valued clients - By assisting your clients to access the funding they need, you can create a stronger relationship with larger firms who need additional advice and services. This could range from growth planning or advice around tax, relocation, payroll, acquisitions, etc.
  • Ensure you are staying ahead of technological advancements - Our tech-driven platform allows your clients to instantly access our panel of 120+ lenders through one simple online application form. Using our technology allows you to unlock new opportunities for both you and your clients.
  • Access to your own dedicated Business Finance Specialist - The world of business finance can be complex and confusing. Partnering with Funding Options means there will always someone on hand to assist with any queries you or your clients may have.
  • Benefit from our generous Revenue Share scheme - We believe in succeeding together. So, for every successful client you refer, we’ll share the revenue with you.

At ICAEW Virtually Live 2021

Accessing finance for clients
15 June 2021, 15:30-16:10 BST

ICAEW's Nila Khan talks to Funding Options' CEO Simon Curteon and other panellists about what finance options are on offer in the current economic landscape. The conversation will cover how to access finance efficiently for clients.


Simon Curteon, CEO

Simon Cureton is Chief Executive Officer at Funding Options, where he’s using his extensive experience in the alternative finance sector to ensure the company is at the forefront of Open Banking and other innovations within the industry. Simon was a founding member of Esme loans and has held senior posts at RBS International, Morgan Stanley, Barclays Capital, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Deutsche Bank.

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More information

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