Ryan Edwards-Pritchard

Managing Director, Funding Options

Ryan is Managing Director of Funding Options, the UK’s leading marketplace for business finance, helping small businesses walk tall by finding them the right funding for their situation. With a panel of more than 50 active lenders, Funding Options is delivering more than £100 million in vital finance to thousands of businesses every year.

Since joining in 2015 Ryan has guided Funding Options to major milestones like being named winners of both phases of Nesta’s Open Up Challenge for Open Banking, and launching Funding Options in the Netherlands. Last year saw revenue grow by 250%, and it more than trebled the year before.

Previously, Ryan was Partner and Head of Business Development at management consultancy firm DBFS. Ryan is a regular on the 11:FS Fintech Insider Podcast and can often be found attending other well-known industry events at Innovate Finance, HMT, London Stock Exchange and many more.