Financing

Financing is one of the most important considerations in the journey of a business. Be it an early, mid or late-stage company, having access to the right amount of capital at the right time is imperative for business success. Without the right type and tools for financing, entrepreneurs can often feel lost along the way. Our financing guide helps entrepreneurs gain insight it to choosing the right funding route. Having access to the right financing channels for business projects, investments, and other capital requirements can be the bridge between ordinary and extraordinary growth.

Why Start-Ups Should Raise Funds

When firms raise funds, it is without a doubt a demand on owners’ equity and control over the business. But there are times when...

Merchant finance – Fintech pushing the frontier of SME Financing

In the fourth part of our series on “How Fintech is disrupting SME and Start up Financing”, we present to you the innovative role...

How to Get in Touch With Investors?

Getting in touch with investors is Achilles’ heel for most entrepreneurs with no fundraising experience. A lot of them end up sending generic emails...

Can Startups With No Revenue Raise Funds?

We often see startups raising funds with no revenue stream, leading us to wonder “How is this possible? Isn’t the whole idea of a business...

Tips for alternative Startup Funding!

Starting a new business is challenging every which way. Not just a heavy supply of determination and patience, entrepreneurs also need a good deal...

Investors: Angels & Venture Capitalists

This article is an excerpt from the essay on A Guide to Seed Fund Raising by Geoff Ralston The difference between an angel and a VC...

Understanding equity financing to raise funds

Equity financing as a method is very popular among new ventures. This is primarily because other traditional financing like banks and debt financing are...

How to Raise Funding Without Venture Capital!

  New businesses run on the essential supply of periodic financing. One of the greatest challenges facing entrepreneurs is ensuring adequate capital flows to meet...

Online receivable financing – addressing SME woes from late payments

In the fifth part of our series on “How Fintech is disrupting SME and Startup Financing”, we present to you the automation in invoice...

A Brief Glossary of Key Terms in Fundraising

Angel Investor – A (usually) wealthy private investor in startup companies. Cap / Target Valuation – The maximum effective valuation for an investor in a convertible note. ...