Levelling the playing field for
British entrepreneurs

The UK has some of the finest entrepreneurs in the world, however an unfair funding model heavily weighted to benefit the banks - not businesses - is restricting their potential to grow.

We feel UK SMEs deserve better, so created a new way to support their growth ambitions.

Our funding model bypasses the banks by connecting investors directly with entrepreneurs in a fairer, more transparent way that allows entrepreneurs to thrive.

 

Empowering businesses to achieve their potential

We are dedicated to supporting growing and ambitious businesses with funding provided by institutional and retail investors. We work together with SMEs and their advisers to find smart and bespoke solutions, recognising the need for a flexible and forward-thinking mind set. We use big data, but also our experience and common sense, assessing deals on their own merits.

Connected in the community

ThinCats relies on its regional teams of ‘boots-on-the-ground’ funding experts who have decades of SME lending experience between them and are fully connected to the communities in which they operate. ThinCats combines its proven PRISM data with its local knowledge to identify those businesses that are poised to grow and shares that data with business advisers to help them support their clients’ needs. 

 

 

The Leadership Team

 

Amany Attia

CEO

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Ravi Anand

Managing Director

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Rolf Hickmann

Head of Data Analytics

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Damon Walford

Chief Development Officer

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Greg Beamish

Head of Credit

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Zoe Shaw

Credit & Portfolio Management

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Marc Harris

Group COO

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Nick Buller

Chief Technology Officer

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Jill Sandford

Chief Risk Officer

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Matt Jones

Finance Director

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Mike Hackett

Head of Sales

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Jenny Morton

Head of Investor Reporting

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Latest news and insights

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01/10/2019

Funding story of 3DD

Watch how our funding over several years has helped the phenomenal growth of 3DD Entertainment who continue their programming expansion from live musi…   Read more

27/09/2019

No place for old-fashioned funding in care of the elderly

Durable business models are underpinned by strong demographic drivers. That’s certainly the case with healthcare: individually and collectively, we’re…   Read more

17/09/2019

Selling a family business? What's the best option?

Britain’s very oldest family businesses have passed from generation to generation for almost half a millennium. But what’s the best form of transition…   Read more

 

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