We are still in the early infancy of alternative funding options like equity finance through crowdfunding. If you don’t believe me you only need to search google keyword planner. However, I believe that crowdfunding whether its from rewards, equity or debt. Is in fact the future for the next entrepreneur generation. Just stop for one minute and take a look around you. I bet you it will not be long before you see a person with their head in their iPhone. […]
Crowd Sourced Equity Funding Series In chapter 2 of this series crowdfunding series we are discussing crowd sourced equity funding. In the first article we identified there were two main models of crowd sourced equity funding, Investor led, and Entrepreneur led.In this week’s article we will look at the process the entrepreneur has to follow if they wish to pursue the investor led approach. Equity Based Crowdfunding First of all, a quick recap, investor led crowd sourced equity funding. This […]
Equity Investor Crowdfunding platforms over the last few years have been appearing on the UK funding scene. It’s fair to say its captured the imagination of the public and the media. It has given a landscape for every business owner to try its hand at obtaining equity investment. There are two models which you need to be aware of Investor led and Company led.
Business Loans | Last Year Only 1 in 5 Applications Approved. Start-up funding is very difficult to come by with many new businesses seen as a too high risk. Whether you are starting a new business or wanting to buy an existing one if you have no equity from any other sources you will struggle to get a traditional bank loan. Last year alone only 1 in 5 applications were approved. What is a Startup Loan Start Up Loans is a government-backed […]
Turn Motivation, Determination, Creativity, Hunger and Passion into the Next Innovative Product. Patent Box If you are starting a new business based on providing a better product with new capabilities. New technologies or even revamping a design into something new. Using patent box to protect any inventions your business makes is worth bearing in mind. Patent Box provides lower rate corporation tax applies to profits made from patented assets. Patent Box a Government Sponsored incentive. Noteworthy that taxes profits from patented […]
Asset Finance There are numerous financing options and routes available for startups and small businesses. The viable options will differ from business to business but here we look at asset finance. Depending on the type of business you may need to acquire transport. However before you do that you need to make yourself aware of the government grant that is available to help you buy low emission vehicles. Electric vans are the future It’s been estimated that a small electric van will typically cost £100 less in fuel for every […]