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Simon Moorcroft

Money Writer, Director and Co-Founder

Simon is a Co-Founder and Director at Capalona and has over twelve years of experience in the consumer and business finance industry.

With a BSc (Hons) in Computing, and a member of the British Computing Society (MBCS) and The Institute of Engineering & Technology (MIET), Simon is perfectly placed to head up the technology team here at Capalona.

Our technology team plays a crucial role in what we do — we utilise the latest technologies to ensure our customers can get finance in a matter of hours rather than days.

In 2021 Simon was shortlisted at the Fintech Awards Wales for 'Rising Fintech Star' and the NACFB Awards for 'Broker Innovation Award'.

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Top 10 pandemic friendly business ideas for 2024

If you’re thinking about starting your own business in 2024, but need a little guidance, this blog post is for you. We share 10 pandemic-friendly business ideas.

10 important cybersecurity tips for your small business

It's easy for smaller businesses to overlook how secure their data is. It happens to big businesses but surely not my little company? Well, it does, and cyber attackers love how relaxed you are about it.

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