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Capitalflow’s target is to treble the size of its loan book to €1 billion over the next three years. Photograph: iStock

Irish business lender Capitalflow has been acquired by Dutch fintech Bunq for an undisclosed fee. The transaction is subject to approval from the Dutc(...)

Put the terms and conditions down on paper, make it official and make sure to meet your obligations. Photograph: iStock

Just because it’s old-fashioned doesn’t mean savings are superannuated. Very many of the businesses that made it through the last recession will admit(...)

Capitalflow chief executive Ronan Horgan: ‘I was made redundant in 2013 during the financial crisis which was challenging, with a young family and responsibilities, but it spurred me on to get outside my comfort zone and look at new ways to rebuild my career.’

Capitalflow is one of the fastest-growing specialist business lenders in the Irish market with more than 70 people recruited in the past three years t(...)

Pollen Street Capital managing partner Lindsey McMurray: “We have invested about €150 million in equity capital and another €700 million in debt financing so far but we’re just getting going in Ireland.” Photograph: Maxwells Dublin

British venture capital group Pollen Street Capital, which has invested about €1 billion in the Republic since 2016, has said it expects to make furth(...)

One of the first  Allsop property auctions in 2011 in  Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Private equity house Pollen Street Capital has bought a significant stake in Irish online auction house BidX1. The British company has also committed (...)

Capitalflow claims Irish firms are still too reliant on traditional banking institutions, and says the banks are not flexible enough. Photograph: Getty Images

Specialist business lender Capitalflow is to invest €10 million in its Dublin office, and add 40 jobs in the next three years. The company said it wo(...)

Pollen Street has invested over £1.2 billion over the last decade in a range of companies

Pollen Street Capital, a London-based venture capital company and formerly the private equity business of Royal Bank of Scotland, has made its second (...)

Harry Parkinson: “Money is important and can bring comfort, but it does not bring happiness. It is important that one recognises the difference between the two.”

Are you a saver or a spender? It is probably a cliché, but I tend to be both. When I put my mind to saving for something I can be very thrifty, but a(...)

Capitalflow  managing director Ronan Horgan  and Harry Parkinson, chief executive. “With a growing economy and a pro-business environment, the need to provide support and financial options to the SME sector has never been more relevant.”

Finance company Capitalflow has announced it is to commit €300 million in funding to Irish SMEs. The firm will finance small and medium sized business(...)