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EZbob’s quick funding idea for online firms: A loan decision in ten minutes
April 7, 2013, by Helen Loveless
Lending to businesses has risen – but only to big companies. Smaller firms are being left out in the cold by banks, according to the latest credit conditions survey from the Bank of England.
But the market for alternative sources of finance has increased.
EZbob was set up in September to provide short-term funding of up to £40,000 to small online retailers operating on sites such as eBay, Amazon and Etsy.
EZBOB Brings Real Time Financing Options to E-Tailers
February 13, 2013, by David Penn
EZBOB is on its way to the stage now. The company provides real-time financing for e-commerce businesses in the U.K.
Ezbob Launches Microfinancing Service For UK Online Sellers
September 12th, 2012, by Mike Butcher
Ezbob is a new microfinancing company for online merchants which launches this week in the UK. It makes working credit of up to £20,000 available instantly to eBay and Amazon Marketplace sellers through automated underwriting.
What UK Small Businesses Can Learn From a Third World Finance System
January 4th, 2013, Tomer Guriel
Recent media reports paint a fairly bleak picture of the retail industry. The British Retail Consortium reported that one in 10 high street shops now stand empty in the UK, and The City doesn’t hold much faith for the future of the sector either.
Santander Makes The Most Of SME Lending, But Mortgages, Aborted Takeovers And PPI Cost It Dear
October 25th, 2012, Charlie Thomas
… one of the biggest bones of contention is the definition of what makes an SME, according to Tomer Guriel, chief executive of Ezbob. “There is a big difference between people’s interpretations of the phrase SME… most sole traders are getting no access whatsoever” he told Huff Post UK.
EZBOB: the number of small business loan requests exceeds management’s expectations
October 1, 2012, by EZBOB
EZBOB is proud to announce that the first three weeks since the service’s launch have seen hundreds of srmall business loan applicants. Where are the high street banks? EZBOB is proud to announce that the first three weeks since the launch have seen over three thousand unique visitors and small business applicatoins exceeded management’s expectations by two-fold.
EZBOB blogger attends eBay launch in New York : eBay have announced changes to their web site which will be coming to the UK in 2013
October 25, 2012, by EZBOB
At the launch of the new eBay in New York, Devin Wenig, eBay president said “Consumers want personal shopping experiences that are not intrusive but inspiring, experiences that don’t dictate but guide and assist, in ways that feel authentic and natural. That’s what eBay intends to deliver.”
Microfinancing service offers new option to online sellers
October 12, 2012, by Chloe
Co-founder Tomer Guriel, a former investment banker and analyst at JP Morgan in New York and Israel, said: “I think the value that we have is basically the fact that we offer instant financing.”
British Business Bank: What Does The Business World Think?
November 1, 2012, by Claire West
Former investment banker and analyst, Tomer Guriel who is also co-founder and CEO of Ezbob, says that ‘anything to get the lending process moving again and get money to small businesses is welcome’.
Ezbob to expand to the US
February 8th, 2013, by Chris Dawson
Ahead of presenting at Finovate Europe, Ezbob have announced their intention to attack the US market later this year. Expected to launch a US operation in September this year, they said that the US represents the biggest e-commerce market but it was always their intention to attack the US.
EZBOB partner with ChannelGrabber for accessible finance
January 10th, 2013, by Chris Dawson
EZBOB have partnered with ChannelGrabber giving merchants near-instant access to EZBOB loans based on their ChannelGrabber multi-channel store performance data. This means that you can use not only your eBay and Amazon sales data to qualify for finance, but EZBOB will also potentially be able to use your Play.com and website sales to increase the amount you can borrow.
EZBOB launch small business finance offering
September 13th, 2012, by Chris Dawson
EZBOB’s solution is instant. A customer fills out an application at the click of a button. Instantly, a borrower can link one or several eBay or Amazon shops to EZBOB. Also, borrowers can link up their PayPal account which can increase the amount of funding that EZBOB will grant. EZBOB never sees a borrowers user name or password, these are entered on the secured web pages of Amazon, eBay or PayPal. EZBOB’s is granted a view only and it’s systems look at trading history, customer feedback, sales, inventory and other parameters – all this is done so that the offered financing amount falls within the businesses ability to service the debt.
EZBOB is offering up to £20,000 instantly to each Amazon & eBay shop owners
September 23th, 2012
EZBOB, the UK’s leading e-commerce funding company is making up to £20,000 available to each Amazon & eBay shop owner who qualifies. The Christmas season is fast approaching and being that it is usually the busiest time of the year it is pertinent that e-retailers be prepared and plan their cash flow requirements. EZBOB can offer you the funds you need to make this Christmas selling season a success.