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:

  1. Purchasing equipment and machinery
  2. Funding business expansion
  3. Working capital / cash flow assistance
  4. Franchise funding
  5. Buying a building
  6. Funding a contract
  7. Property development
  8. Import financing

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