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Alternative finance: the funding options for small business

20 Feb 2017

Whether you have ambitious expansion plans or simply need more working capital to fund increased sales, getting the right financing in place is an essential part of growing your business. 

However as the traditional sources of start-up funds have become thin on the ground, new and alternative forms of raising finance, such as crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending, have appeared to filled the gap. 

This factsheet links to various peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding resources.


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