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Get the funding you need to grow your E-commerce business


If you run an internet business, you’ll be familiar with the unique funding challenges this can present.

Ensuring you have sufficient stock and facilitating deliveries of orders all can require high levels of working capital.

Our loans have flexible terms and you can pay off the loan early without penalties.

Apply online in just a few minutes and we’ll give you a decision in 24 hours.

Why borrow with LendingCrowd?

LendingCrowd’s simple application process and case-by-case approach give our highly experienced Credit Team the ability to give businesses a quick decision on their application.

We want to help you grow your business and achieve your goals, and we’ll work with you to understand your company and its funding needs to ensure you get the finance that’s best for your business.

A loan from LendingCrowd, funded by our community of investors across the UK, can help.

Whether you need funds to buy more stock, to expand your product range or to improve your web presence, LendingCrowd can help you get finance that’s right for your business.

Benefits of a LendingCrowd loan for your E-commerce business

Expand your product range

If you’re looking to expand the range of products your online business sells, you may need funds for manufacturing costs and stock purchase

Stock or working capital

It can often take a large proportion of the cash in your business to cover stock and working capital. A loan can help you cover these costs and use your cash to grow your company

Finance restructuring

A business loan for your E-commerce company can help you to consolidate your existing loans, reducing your monthly repayments and giving you fewer debts to keep track of

Hire new staff

A loan from LendingCrowd can help you to hire new staff, allowing you to increase your sales and turnover to grow your company

An E-commerce business we’ve helped with a loan

Coffee Merchants UK

Coffee Merchants UK is an E-commerce business that sells coffee pods, capsules, beans and machines through their website ‘The Coffee Pod’ . Based in Wincanton, Somerset and supplying both retail and wholesale customers, the business has grown year on year and is now one of the major suppliers of ESE (easy serving espresso) coffee pods in the UK. Coffee Merchants UK secured a loan of £53,500 which allowed them to purchase a new machine which enabled the company to produce their own ESE coffee pods.

About LendingCrowd

LendingCrowd is an award-winning peer-to-peer lending platform that matches investors with UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) seeking business loans. To support a growing community of businesses seeking non-bank funding we provide simple, affordable lending with greater flexibility, straightforward security arrangements, minimum ongoing administration and no exit fees.

Have any questions?

If you invest through LendingCrowd you should understand that your capital is at risk.

LendingCrowd is the trading name of Edinburgh Alternative Finance Limited, Company Number SC468392, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Firm reference number 670991). LendingCrowd and its products are not covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.

Read more about the risk involved when investing and borrowing.

The company's registered office is 23 Manor Place, Edinburgh, EH3 7DX.

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