Raising finance

Investment, bank loans and other forms of funding can help successful businesses grow, while viable businesses can be destroyed by cashflow problems.

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Raising finance - overview

Investment, bank loans and other forms of funding can help successful businesses grow. Identifying the right financing for your business.

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FAQs

Financing a business FAQs

The most common ways of financing a business and their pitfalls; how to raise cash for expansion and what to do if you get into trouble.

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Obtaining venture capital

Venture capital firms provide financing in return for shares. Business angels do the same, but usually expect a higher degree of personal involvement.

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FAQs

Obtaining venture capital FAQs

Sourcing venture capital, negotiating a deal and deciding on shareholder rights and management input. What to do if things go wrong.