Invoice Trading, unlocking opportunities for growing businesses and savvy investors
The alternative finance industry is revolutionising banking and investing by using technology to simplify links between those who want to invest money and those who need it. It has improved the access to finance for businesses and at the same time investors have a new opportunity to deploy capital in a set of well-defined asset classes for a return. We will explore the current business finance landscape, the challenges faced in obtaining finance and the different forms of alternative finance available for businesses.
Brian is co-founder and CEO of InvoiceInterchange and an advocate for alternative finance. Having worked in accounting firms and investment banking, he understands the financial constraints business owners face and how the lack of access to funding is holding back good businesses. Brian is driving innovation at InvoiceInterchange using technology to connect businesses to non-bank funds and making obtaining short term finance online and simple for today’s businesses.
Brian has over 14 years of experience of which 8 years were with investment banks in London including Credit Suisse, Lehman Brothers and HSBC. His focus was on asset valuations, credit risk, product profit & loss and business management in the areas of Fixed Income and Credit derivatives. Qualifying as a professional accountant (CPA Australia) in 2006, Brian worked on statutory and internal audits, due diligence and forensic investigations at Ernst & Young and Deloitte.