How to Get Investment in Your Small Business – Part 1
So, you’ve got a great idea, you’ve been learning everything you can about business, you think you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur, you’ve slaved away for hours upon hours writing your business plan and now you’re ready to go. But there’s one small problem…Money.
Probably one of the most common things that stall people into setting up their own business is the lack of disposable income to invest in getting started. You hear all the time about how people got started on a shoestring budget, but there are plenty of small costs that can add up.
Sometimes it’s just impossible to put aside enough money to get started, despite already sacrificing what you may consider luxuries in your day to day life. Sometimes you just need that helping hand from others.
Believe it or not, there are plenty of people out there who just love to invest in businesses all shapes and sizes. They prefer to speculate on what businesses will return their money and make them profit, all without really getting involved in the day to day running of the company.
If you think you may need additional financial help from a third party, we’ve gathered 3 great articles showing you the first steps on how to attract investors to your small business…
Starting from Scratch: Putting together an Organised Profile
When starting a new business enterprise, it is worthwhile noting that any prospective investor will want assurances you and your enterprise are going to be successful and will give them a good return on their investment. But how can you assure any potential investor?…
The five stages to having an Appealing Financial Presentation
There are a number of ways to gain financial assistance for your enterprise. However, it may prove to be elusive due to a lack-lustre financial presentation. Two of the key elements to having an appealing financial presentation are…
Five guidelines to ensure that your Enterprise Plan receives financing
The most essential style of weapon in your arsenal is a good plan for your enterprise, especially when seeking a financial investor, whether that be from the private sector or in the form of government grants…
Hopefully the above articles will give you the confidence to seek out potential investors and put forward a worthy and compelling set of reasons as to why they should invest in your business.
Already put this in place? Got anyone to invest? Let us know in the comments below and share your experiences.