Alessio Marinelli

Alessio is the CEO and co-founder of inFund, a technology-driven alternative lender operating the in UK, founded in 2016. Lending started in Feb 2017 and inFund has disbursed over £15M into the UK market.
Alessio is also in the final stages of an applied PhD at Manchester University Alliance Business School, where he is researching adaptable self-learning credit scoring models.
His previous role was Group CTO at AMP Credit Technologies. Key responsibilities included designing and implementing AMP’s core technology platform including a credit scoring model supporting alternative unsecured MSME lending across three Asian countries.
Alessio has worked in data analytics for almost 20 years across a number of industries and geographic locations. His last for a large corporate was Head of Data Analytics for HK and China at KPMG. He has also led key projects for a number of multinational corporations including VISA Europe, L&G, AXA, Vodafone, ArcelorMittal and RBS.

Demystifying debt to fund business growth

As a small business transitions from start-up to scale-up, it’s crucial they have access to flexible funding to grow their business. Yet, there are two areas holding them back; a fear of debt and a lack of awareness of the funding options available.

Small business funding doesn’t start and stop with a bank! And debt isn’t a dirty word. Debt used to invest in business critical requirements, fuels growth.