In the past week, there have been innumerable predictions regarding the vast array of challenges that the UK economy now faces. Given that uncertainty breeds inaction, a number of these views are not without merit, however, within the situation we now finds ourselves lies an opportunity for the agile, technology-driven, hungry start-ups that populate the London FinTech scene. One might argue that the need to shore up SMEs' finances and offer some certainty to such businesses has never been greater; arguably neither has there been such a wide array of non-traditional lenders ready to step up and fill the void left by capital-constrained banks.