30 May 2013
Finding finance is one of the most important tasks facing any small
business owner. It can seem like a daunting prospect, particularly given
the scare stories that have been rife since the start of the recession.
However, all small businesses need to raise cash somehow. The way in
which you achieve this will vary depending on the nature of your
business and your personal circumstances. Some businesses will need more
startup capital than others. Some will secure it more easily. But every
business, regardless of its ambitions, needs to start somewhere. In this
guide we will introduce you to some of the key ways in which startup
businesses can raise cash. Some of these will be familiar, but other
might be new. We start with a video featuring Jasper Martens, Head of
Marketing and Communications at Simply Business, in which he summarizes
popular funding methods. We then go on to explain in more detail ways in
which businesses may be able to finance themselves.