HOW TO USE ALTERNATIVE BUSINESS FUNDING TO HELP YOUR BUSINESS GROW
June 13th, 2017.



If you want to borrow money to take your business to the next level, you have more choice than ever before; there is a range of alternative business funding options on the market for you to choose from.


Traditional business loans from high street banks and building societies are far from the only source of finance available for small businesses.

Over the past ten years, start-ups and small business owners have seen several emerging alternative business funding options make their way to market and establish themselves as viable alternatives.

Here’s an overview of five alternative business funding methods to finance growth in your business.

Alternative business funding method #1: What is equity crowdfunding?

Equity crowdfunding is a form of alternative business funding where you raise capital by selling equity in your business using a crowdfunding platform.

Selling equity in your business has been around for hundreds of years, but traditionally was the preserve of wealthy angel investors who could afford to back small businesses with large sums.

The emergence of online crowdfunding websites has changed all that and has opened it up to the wider public. In the past, investors needed thousands of pounds to....


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