What is an investor looking for?

Your business is looking rosy, things are starting to pick up, but you now need funding to grow further and faster.  You don’t just want a loan from your bank, but wish to find an experienced investor or groups of investors who would not only bring funds but also their experience and contacts to help the business grow.  How do you attract the right investors? I think one of the most crucial thing to start is to ask yourself:

So what is the investor/s looking for in you and your business?

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What is the difference between Peer to Peer lending and Crowdfunding?

What is the difference between Peer to Peer lending and Crowdfunding?

Your business is needing funds to grow faster, and you may have heard about peer to peer (also known as p-2-p) lending and crowdfunding as an alternative option to your local bank.  Before you venture into either of these alternative funding options, you do need to know what each option entails and the responsibilities you as a business need to undertake.  Both options are very different and suits businesses at different stages of growth.  So the ultimate question then is, which method of finance would work best for you and your business?

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5 ways to fund your growing business

Running a successful business is exciting and energising.  Thousands of entrepreneurs are seeing more customer demands for their product or services, but how can they meet all these demands without healthy cash flow or funding to help expand growth?  The UK banks are not lending to SMEs as much as they can or should, yet many entrepreneurs do not know of all the funding alternatives to their banks.  If you are one of such companies our blog can provide a guide to the 5 ways to help your funding.

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