Six Other Ways to Finance Your Small Business

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You’ve got a great business idea, you’re motivated, customers are waiting and the supply chain is in place. But you can’t make progress because you really need money to progress. Aside from your bank, here are six other ways to finance your small business.

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3 Top Tips on Adopting Crypto-Tokens for Non-Financial Companies

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While you may have heard or read a lot lately about crypto-currency or blockchain and other new fintech advances, you may be wondering how your business could use this. Businesses outside the financial services industry, such as retailers, automakers and telecommunication firms, can benefit from financial technology (fintech) by embracing cryptocurrency the right way. Here are 3 top tips on adopting crypto-tokens for non-financial companies.

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How SBCI Offers Financial Supports For Irish SMEs

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As we approach a new planning season for the many businesses already looking at 2020, we speak to Nick Ashmore, chief executive of the SBCI, about the financial support it provides to Irish SMEs.

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6 Tips on Small Business Finance

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An organisation’s access to capital can be the difference between success and failure. You have to be clear about what you need the finance for and the type of finance you are looking for. Read on for 6 Tips on Small Business Finance:

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Alternative Financing Options For SMEs (Other Than Your Bank)

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As well as your bank, if you are raising finance then there are other avenues out there to help find funds and supports to finance your business. Here are a few alternative financing options for SMEs (other than your bank):

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7 Things a VC Looks for in a Startup

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With the number of startups mushrooming all over the world, one would think that investors are just dying to give away money to new business ventures. Take the case of unicorn startups for instance. Once an unheard of phenomenon (hence the name unicorn startups), these are startup firms that are valued at $1 billion or more. Numbers like this would obviously excite a wannabe entrepreneur and spark the hope that their new venture has what it takes to become the next big unicorn. Unfortunately, it’s not as easy as it looks. Here are 7 things a VC looks for in a startup:

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What is Invoice Finance?

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Invoice Finance is a flexible and revolving facility that provides funding to companies who provide trade credit to their debtors, the funds can be used for a variety of purposes such as working capital, negotiation of better terms with suppliers or as part of a funding package to acquire a business. The facility funds the company in the period from issuance of an invoice until their debtor makes payment – essentially it allows the company to release funds tied up in the working capital cycle.

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Why Making Good Financing Choices Could Be The Difference For Business Survival

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While banks and other financiers are in the business of lending and providing myriad forms of financing, they tend to shy away from start-ups, considering such enterprises risky. In the case of firms that provide services rather than products, they are even more unlikely to take a chance. Here's why making good financing choices could be the difference for business survival:

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7 Non-Venture Capital Financing Options for Startups

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It isn’t uncommon for entrepreneurs and small business owners to seek venture capitalists to fund their business. Venture capital (VC) is an institutional or private investment made into new businesses. However, if you are not interested in going this route, here are 7 non-venture capital financing options for entrepreneurs.

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How To Finance Your Startup

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It is one of the most important responsibilities of the CEO to keep the business funded at all times. No funding equals no business. Here's how to keep your business financed:

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Things You Need to Know About Obtaining Venture Capital Funding

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Owners and managers of early-stage growing companies often have mixed views toward the institutional venture capital industry. On one hand, they welcome the money and management support they desperately need for growth, but fear the loss of control and various restrictions that are typically placed on the company by the investment documents. Here are the key things you need to know about obtaining venture capital funding:

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How to Know When Your Business Should IPO

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An initial public offering (IPO) allows a company to issue stock to the public and have it traded on a stock exchange. But how do you know when is a good time to IPO? Here's how to know when your business should IPO:

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Understanding The Effects of Rapid Growth In Business

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If your business is growing rapidly, then managing cash flow is as critical as managing sales and expenses. Here are some tips for understanding the effects of rapid growth in business:

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5 Top Tips for Managing Your Business Finances Better

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Let’s face it. The vast majority of business owners and directors are not accountants. In most cases your real expertise lies at the heart of your business – making stuff, designing things, training people, selling goods, providing services.. After all, isn’t that what you are really good at and why you started your business in the first place? Here are my 5 top tips for managing your business finances better:

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Great tips for anybody looking for managing their business finance.
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10 Key Steps to Financing Rapid Growth

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Growing a company often requires significant financing. Purchasing new equipment adding product lines, expanding the premises or raising additional working capital to fund growth are just some of the reasons why a company might want to think about putting together a proposal to obtain financing. Here are 10 key steps to financing rapid growth:

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What Do You Need for a Business Loan? Here Are The 6 C's

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This is about the 6 Cs of getting a loan from your bank. It’s about you getting to know your bank manager and the lending criteria of his/her employer. Like all relationships you have to be conscious of the requirements of the other party. Read on to find out what do you need for a business loan: here are the 6 C's:

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A Simple Guide to Raising Capital

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Once the company begins to raise equity capital from outside investors, the founders begin to suffer dilution. This is the loss of a proportional percentage of the company's shares when shares are purchased by outside investors. However dilution and the capital brought in to the business brings huge potential benefits. Here's a simple guide to raising capital:

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A Quick Guide to Understanding Venture Capitalists

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Venture capitalists generally invest other people's money. So they're accountable. Understanding what makes them tick is half the battle. Here's a quick guide to understanding venture capitalists:

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Cryptocurrency: More Than Just a Craze

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Though the bitcoin bubble may appear to be bursting, regulations and innovation could help small businesses in Ireland benefit from what cryptocurrency has to offer. Here's why cryptocurrency is more than just a craze:

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Rewarding Hard Work: How to Make Your Business Results-Oriented

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When you’re a business owner, it’s always important that you do the most you possibly can with what you have. That means stretching your resources and pushing your employees to produce the best possible results for your clients or customers. If you a...
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