Funding your business is one of the most important parts of starting up a new business venture. There are several options available to you but it is up to you to select the one, as per your requirements, preferences and budget. Most of the people contact their bank and try to receive a bank loan. These can appear to be attractive as you do not need to sacrifice your ownership, but mostly, banks provide loans at higher rates of interest and longer loan term period.
Another funding option you can choose is equity finance. In this, you have to sell your business ownership partially in exchange for finance, either in the form of a venture capitalist or a business angel. With a business angel, you get support and advice from your creditors, who are usually very successful in their own rights, as they have similar business as you. These angels are able to save your struggling business from getting ruined and set it back on the right track. Continue reading “Options In Obtaining Financing And Funds For Business”
Undoubtedly, we all are facing tough economic times. Most of the business owners need financing to survive in today’s competitive market but the irony is that a number of banks are closing down and those that are still surviving hesitate from providing additional finance to the business owners. In such a confusing scenario, the bigger businesses seem to be on e luckier side. The government makes hard efforts to bail these companies out as if a big business fails, it will be creating bigger mess in the economy, leading to mass unemployment and also loss of sources for the government’s income. But then what is destined for small business owners? Who is going to take care of their financing needs?
Luckily, there are some creditors who are still willing to provide finance to business owners, provided that they prove their ability to repay their loan amount. Obviously, this purely depends upon the company’s credit rating. Higher credit score means that the company has gone through this procedure before also, that it has already obtained loan from a creditor and that it was successfully able to repay the amount as per the terms and conditions. If you are a business owner with high credit rating, then you will probably not find any difficulty in getting finance, that too without any security or collateral.
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When we are into corporate finance or venture capital, we usually forget that the real purpose of corporate finance is to make sure that the company is receiving more than the needed money for achieving its business goals. Corporate finance basically deals with the financial decisions a business owner makes and its primary goal is to maximize the corporate value, and manage the financial risks of the company at the same time.
It is corporate finance which helps in deciding how the business should increase and manage its capital, how much profit should be returned back to the shareholders as dividends, what investments should be done by the firm and whether it should merge or acquire another firm or not. Continue reading “Excellent Corporate Finance Will Maximize The Corporate Value”