Financing business opportunities

Empowering the SME community to grow and expand

Company Profile

Our story

The company was founded in 2014 and is led by CEO and Founder Dr. Jens Woloszczak. Spotcap now operates in five countries and has secured EUR 78 million in funding. The business has enabled thousands of SMEs to innovate, remain competitive and grow. Our mission is backed by world-class investors including, Rocket Internet, Access Industries, Holtzbrinck Ventures, Kreos Capital, Finstar Financial Group and Heartland Bank. Spotcap employs more than 110 people and is headquartered in Berlin (Germany) with a local presence in Spain, the UK, the Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand.

Our mission

Empowering SMEs with tailored finance, allowing them to focus on what really matters – their business.

Our vision

To become a global, trusted financing partner of SMEs, delivering an unparalleled client experience.

Spotcap at a glance

Spotcap is born

2014 in Berlin

Spotcap operates in

The United Kingdom, Spain, The Netherlands and Australia

Spotcap has raised

78 Million

Spotcap employs

More than 110 finance, tech and small business experts

Our Founder and CEO

Jens Woloszczak holds a degree in industrial engineering from the Technical University of Berlin and studied economics at Cass Business School. Jens worked as a consultant for McKinsey & Company for more than five years, where he focused on the commercial banking sector. Working for major European banks, Jens experienced the outdated approach these banks took towards working with SMEs. Jens saw an opportunity in the industry and co-founded Spotcap, with the aim of changing the banking landscape by using the latest technologies to address the financing challenges faced by small businesses.

Spotcap over time

Press coverage

“Spotcap’s credit scoring technology (...) uses thousands of data points to accept or decline a loan or credit line, typically lasting over 12 months.”

"Spotcap, an online lending platform for small businesses, said the number of applicants from Britain had doubled to around 20 percent since the Brexit vote, with many coming from the finance sector."

"Spotcap focuses on small- and mid-sized enterprises. Those businesses often have limited access to credit as they pose more risk to banks and don’t have the track record to prove their ability to repay the funds."

Corporate news

Online lender Spotcap partners with bank and raises a further EUR 14M

Fintech lender launches in fifth market BERLIN, Germany 30 January, 2017 — Online lender Spotcap today announces a partnership with NZX-listed New Zealand bank, Heartland,…

Online lender Spotcap launches in UK

Fintech lender issues 50 million euros in credit lines to finance opportunities for SMEs BERLIN, Germany, 3 November 2016 — Two years after its launch,…

Online lending platform Spotcap raises EUR 31.5M in funding

Finstar Financial Group acquires stake in FinTech company and becomes its major strategic partner Berlin & Moscow, 2nd February 2016 Online lending platform Spotcap successfully…

Online lender Spotcap reaches 500 million euros in 12 months

First assessment of Rocket Internet’s newest fintech company Berlin, 7 October 2015: 12 months, 3 countries, 2 continents, 18 million euros in funding, 20,000 registered…

Online lender Spotcap joins Deutsche Börse’s programme for European growth funding

Rocket Internet’s newest fintech company selected for Deutsche Börse Venture Network Berlin, August 4, 2015 – Online lending platform Spotcap announced today that it has…

Online credit platform Spotcap launches in Australia

BERLIN, May 26, 2015 – Spotcap, the Rocket Internet backed online credit platform, launches in Australia today, providing funding solutions to SMEs across the country….

Online credit platform Spotcap raises EUR 5 million in funding

First round of debt capital for Rocket Internet’s newest fintech startup Berlin, Germany, 23rd March 2015 – Spotcap, the fastest online credit platform, announced today…

Online credit platform Spotcap kicks off its global roll out

Rocket Internet’s newest fintech company enters the Dutch market Berlin, March 9, 2015 – Six months after its launch in Spain, the Rocket Internet backed…

Online credit platform Spotcap reaches 1 million euros in credit lines in only five months

First important milestone for alternative business funding in Spain MADRID, FEBRUARY 5, 2015: Only five months after its launch in Spain, the Rocket Internet backed…

Big expansion: Spotcap online business loans now available for all companies

Expansion from niche market to a customer group of 3 million businesses MADRID, JANUARY 9, 2015: Four months after launching its service for online merchants…

The three biggest obstacles to securing funding for small businesses

Access to funding can mean the difference between success and failure for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Spotcap, the fastest online credit platform, has identified the…

Spotcap receives EUR 13 million in funding just a few weeks after launch

Tech start-up provides the fastest online credits for small business owners Berlin, October 28th 2014 – ust a few weeks after launch, Spotcap, the fastest…

The fastest online credit: Spotcap reinvents financing

Tech startup brings power back to small business owners making use of big data Madrid, September 4th 2014 – Spotcap is the new innovative online…

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