Venture Capital as a Means of Funding Your Medium to Long Term Working Capital Needs

Venture Capital can serve as medium to long term working capital financing option for start-ups and early-stage small businesses. However it is not necessarily a solution for well established businesses and listed entities. The finance option you choose for your medium to long term Working Capital funding will depend on the type of business you have and its current stage of …

There are a number of different short term funding options available to businesses to fund working capital.

Short Term Working Capital Solutions

Working capital is the life blood of any business, especially a small business. Working capital is the amount of money available to the business to ensure that it can cover its day-to-day operational costs and meet its short-term expense obligations. Without sufficient working capital the business will not be able to continue to trade and will liquidate. What is Working …

Access to Finance – What do you Need to Get your Business Ready?

Applying for funding takes time, and time is usually the very thing you don’t have when you’re needing finance. It makes sense then that you should do everything possible before engaging lenders to be finance ready Good preparation on the part of the finance seeker quickens the application process. Knowing what lenders need from you is vital to knowing what …

The Top Eight Reasons for Raising Capital

  Article by Darlene Menzies, CEO of Finfind There are a number of reasons why growing businesses may need to raise finance, from bridging a temporary cash flow situation to a more long-term need like funding a major expansion. Research from over 5000 businesses applying for finance reveals that the top eight reasons for raising capital are: Purchasing equipment and …

Access to Finance – One of the Primary Causes of Small Business Failure

JOHANNESBURG – The backbone of the South African economy is supported by small businesses, but businesses without a funding source are prone to failing or struggling to grow. The reality is that many small business owners are at a loss when it comes to where to look for funding and how to access it. With this in mind, Darlene Menzies, …