Raising finance

From crowdfunding and alternative finance to equity and grants, read our resource guide to raising finance for your business.

Bringing a cash injection to your business can be the difference between success and failure, or on a lesser scale, huge profits and middling profits. There are a variety of ways you can approach raising finance for your business, each with their own subtleties which can have major impact on your growth plan. 

Before consulting these resources, you first must be clear on why you want to raise finance for your business or venture. Regardless of whether you are starting out, growing or stressed, give yourself the thinking space to be clear on your business design and your financial forecasts. It’s a good idea to start with our guide on choosing finance, and then you can explore the options in more detail, which we have helpfully detailed below.