As the UK witnesses record numbers of people starting a business, accessing the funds to start and grow has become a popular topic.
As a small business there are other fund-raising options open to you, from charities to government, social enterprise funds to credit cards, and community lenders. Fifty such options are presented in this eBook with links to find out more on the sources that suit you most.
There are case studies of companies who have successfully raised funds, from Â£5,000 to Â£57,000. There's expert advice from bodies including the British Bankers' Association, UK Business Angels Association and entrepreneurs such as Jeff Lynn, co-founder of Seedrs.com, and the dynamic Simon Devonshire who is spreading the Wayra word across Europe.
You may be looking for funds to promote your business, develop a prototype, or for working capital to tide you over from one order to the next. Whatever the reason and however much the amount, you'll find here a source of funding that provides a perfect match.