Month: <span>April 2017</span>

Small Business Capital: What Are Your Loan Options This 2017?
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Small Business Capital: What Are Your Loan Options This 2017?

Small businesses now have a unique opportunity following the financial crisis. Economic conditions have become conducive for entrepreneurs with more lenders cropping up and offering better loan terms. So what options do you have if you want to start your business? Find out where to get your small business capital. Peer-to-Peer Small Business Loans This type...

Searching for the Suitable Lender
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Searching for the Suitable Lender

Anyone who has tried or even thought of starting a small business, begins with one major concern: “Where do I get the capital?” Getting things off the ground can sound too daunting especially if you don’t have enough capital which is why business loans and alternative lenders have become the best way for entrepreneurs to...

Increasing Small Business Loan Approval
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Increasing Small Business Loan Approval

The small business world is an uphill battle. The competition is fierce just as the opportunities are abundant. At the core, every business, something else is also important a passion: funding to push things into fruition. So how do you increase your chances of getting a small business loan approval. Read on to find out....

Why Transparency is Important to Your Business Capital
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Why Transparency is Important to Your Business Capital

The Silicon Valley mentality may do more harm than good if you only think about confidence, assertiveness and strutting up ideas. While it’s great to sell your ideas, and be audacious at it as possible, still some things can backfire. If you want to succeed in getting the right investor and business capital, then invest...

Things to Do Before Applying for Small Business Loan Part 2
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Things to Do Before Applying for Small Business Loan Part 2

We have established how challenging it is most of the time for small businesses to get loans. However, as we said, there are always ways to increase your chances of getting the loan. We continue with our two-part series on what small businesses should do before applying for small business loans. Organise your documentation Financial...

Business Loan Application 101 Part 3
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Business Loan Application 101 Part 3

Normally, lenders will conduct an in-depth examination of a business before they approve anything. Specifically, lenders will ask a lot about the financial history of the business. It’s best if you come up with a detailed and convincing plan when making your¬†business loan case. Include your profit and loss plus your cash flow forecast. The...

Business Loan Application 101 Part 2
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Business Loan Application 101 Part 2

It’s not always easy to get a business loan more so for small businesses. That’s why it pays to understand the loan process to increase your chances of approval. In this three-part series, we talk more about how businesses can raise funds and how to prepare for them. Ongoing Funding According to the government, businesses...

Business Loan Application 101 Part 1
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Business Loan Application 101 Part 1

Applying for a business loan requires preparing a detailed business plan to inform lenders fully about your intended venture. The following sections will walk you through processing a business loan application and how to get approved. Important Decisions to Think Of The first step is to decide whether your business really needs a loan. Some...

Things to Do Before Applying for Small Business Loan Part 1
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Things to Do Before Applying for Small Business Loan Part 1

Obtaining a loan for small business is often a challenge but it doesn’t have to be impossible. There’s always a way you can increase your chances of your small business loan funding appeal. Examine your credit-history report Your credit history report is an important basis for lenders. Check your credit report. Credit details of your...

Seasonal Business Management: How to Keep Things Running
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Seasonal Business Management: How to Keep Things Running

Most businesses experience slowdowns and fluctuations but those running seasonal businesses need to deals with added concerns of going through their off-seasons unscathed. Whether you expect just a slow down or plan a close, here are some key tips in making sure the life your seasonal business continues. Assume Business Will Eventually Be Jaded Even...

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