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Why Are Start-ups Not Getting Funding?

Regardless of the industry, all start-ups are going to require some amount of capital to get their project up and running. Traditionally, entrepreneurs have sought financial assistance from high street banks, though over recent years, the banking sector has become ever more reluctant to part with their cash and back small companies just starting out.

Should You Use Your Assets as Collateral?

When searching for appropriate funding to launch your first business or take your existing operations to the next level, it’s commonplace for lenders to ask you to put up your own assets as collateral. This can vary from facets of the business itself such as premises, equipment or intellectual property, to personal possessions, including your […]

Can Automation Transform Farming?

From driverless cars to robotic vacuum cleaners, it appears that automation is infiltrating every area of our lives nowadays. With the world population on course to surpass the eight-billion mark over the next decade, the transformative effect that automation is having on the rest of modern life could be instrumental in providing food security for […]

Is the Economy Due Another Crash?

Ten years on from the biggest economic crash since the Great Depression, there are concerns from some quarters that we might be about to experience another one. While it’s impossible to say with any certainty whether or not another economic downturn is about to materialise, there are a few tell-tale signs which indicate that a […]

Types of Agricultural Finance

Running a farm is very different from running another type of business. Agricultural businesses require a large amount of land, a lot of expensive machinery and numerous vehicles. Furthermore, farming funding is under question after Brexit, along with international trade, so farmers know the road ahead will be rocky. To keep afloat, more and more […]

A Guide to Commercial Alternative Finance

Born in the United States of America, the alternative finance revolution has landed on our shores in the last couple of years and raising finance for the SME will never quite be the same again.  It is forecast that by the end of 2015, the altfi market place will have issued new loans of well in excess […]

How a Bridging Loan can Help your Finances

A bridging loan, sometimes known as bridging finance, is a viable short term lending option for many businesses. It’s called a bridging loan for a reason – it acts as a financial bridge, helping you along to your next destination. It gets you from A to B, until you have money coming in to clear […]

How to Finance a Start-up Business

Starting a business in the current economic climate, with Brexit looming, is a challenge – some would say an impossible way. But innovation stops for nobody, so entrepreneurs planning to launch a business only have one thing in their way – financial limitations. Funding a start-up business is extremely difficult because there is no way […]

Beat the Big Banks with Alternative Finance

Sometimes in life it’s better to go with the ‘alternative’ option. It could be an unconventional route to your dream career or simply a distinct taste in music, but for many of us the alternative seems like the right choice. When it comes to lending, alternative finance options are becoming mainstream thanks to big banks […]

Loan Matching: How to Find the Perfect Loan for You

If you need a business loan, it can be really challenging to sift through the vast amount of information and criteria to find the right type of finance. First of all you need to decide which type of loan is best for your business, and then find a reputable lender guaranteed to accept your application. […]