Alternative finance the funding options for small business
Many businesses are started with the founder’s own money. But to achieve scale will often require additional funding.
A key legacy of the 2008 financial crisis was that conventional sources of finance – bank loans – became even harder to obtain. Yet a diverse range of funding options has emerged to fill the gap, and these have been embraced by business, government and regulators.
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