Peer-to-peer lender Lendwise has been selected to join London & Partners’ Business Growth Programme – an accelerator programme which is designed to boost innovation, productivity and profitability.
The platform – which specialises in student loans and professional P2P loans – will join a number of other London-based companies in the summer 2020 cohort, receiving business support over the next three months.
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The programme is supported by the Mayor of London, and only London-based companies are eligible for selection.
Each chosen company is given access to a dedicated business growth adviser, engagement with larger corporates and specialist workshops and event.
Since the programme was launched in 2017, more than 500 businesses have been selected for the scheme.
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“We are delighted to join the summer cohort of the Business Growth Programme run by London & Partners,” said Rishi Zaveri, co-founder and chief executive of Lendwise.
“This is an exciting opportunity for the business to work with an external growth agency as we look to build on our success since launch.
“The programme provides access to a wealth of expertise and knowledge that will be invaluable in supporting the talent we already have within the business.
“We also look forward to working with and learning from many other forward-thinking, dynamic London-based companies that will be part of the summer cohort.”