General Financial Advice

General financial advice for grants. finance and funding support to businesses.

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Better Business Finance provides impartial information and support to businesses and entrepreneurs looking to develop and grow; whether the business is seeking finance, or starting out or exporting abroad, BBF is here to help.
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Crowdcube is the next generation of business investment. It is a new way to fund start-ups and business expansion by crowdfunding for equity, giving entrepreneurs a platform to connect with people and raise venture capital. By attracting lots of investors who invest smaller amounts of money into a person, company, product or idea you can bypass the traditional ways of raising venture finance.
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Funding Circle launched in 2010 because of two key problems: businesses were being starved of finance by the big banks, while people were getting a poor return on their money. The answer seemed simple: why not make it possible for people to earn a better return on their money by lending it to businesses looking for funding?
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A vast number of entrepreneurs need £150,000 or less to take their "first step" before launching or seeking later-stage capital. For most entrepreneurs - including highly-talented ones - this is the toughest capital to access. Seedrs helps to find investors seeking small investments in growing businesses.
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Kickstarter is the world's largest platform for creative projects ranging from film, games and music to art, design and technology. Project creators set a funding goal and deadline. If people like a project, they can pledge money to make it happen. Funding on Kickstarter is all-or-nothing - projects must reach their funding goals to receive any money.