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When Should Your Business Apply for a Loan?

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Entrepreneurs who intend to build a new business and need a capital injection often acquire their funds through a loan from banks, financial institutions, or new alternative financing companies – such as Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending platforms. However, business loans aren’t just for building new companies, but also to maintain them. …

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How to Fix a Cash Flow Crisis

How to fix a cash flow crisis - Funding Societies

Cash flow crises are among the most common (and most frustrating) problems encountered by small businesses and SMEs. A well-managed cash flow is integral for a business to continue running. But what if a cash flow crisis is already happening? Don’t panic. Try to implement the steps below: 1. Create …

5 Ideas to Keep Business Finances Healthy

5 Helpful Ideas to Keep Business Finances Healthy

A good financial condition holds your business together. Without the right financial management, a business is as good as doomed. Healthy finances allow your business to function smoothly. The thing is, not everyone is a financial guru. Chances are you’re not one either. But you don’t need to be a …

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4 Steps to Simplify Small Business Accounting

4 Steps to Simplify Small Business Accounting

Cash flow is crucial to the life of any small business, which makes keeping track of how you are spending your money especially important for small businesses and SMEs. This is where accounting comes in. Many business owners look at bookkeeping as tedious and time-consuming. But organized financial information should …

Invoice Finance vs Term Loans – The Basics

Invoice Finance vs Term Loans – The Basics

Success in business is often determined by one simple factor: cash management. The truth is, many businesses fail because they fall short of cash, despite having a good amount of assets and money owed to them by customers. For these reasons, business owners often decide to apply for loans. Of …

5 Steps for Better Cash Flow Management

5 Steps for Better Cash Flow Management

Financing is the most important aspect of any business and smart entrepreneurs know that a well-managed cash flow will prevent unnecessary costs and charges. Most business owners are aware of the importance of cash flow management, yet many have no idea how to do so. Whether you are a complete …

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How to Calculate the Loan Amount You Need

Calculate the Loan Amount You Need

Every business needs plenty of funds and working capital to grow and evolve. There are many ways to get more working capital, from bank loans to P2P lending. But how much more funding do you need, exactly? Calculating the loan amount you need requires precision. You may be tempted to …

Got Your Business Loan Approved? Here are 4 Tips for Better Loan Management.

4 Tips for Better Loan Management.

Raising working capital is a challenge and many businesses have dealt with loan rejections, so congratulations on getting your business loan approved! Your newly acquired funds will no doubt help you reach your business goals. The loan application process may have ended, but this is just the beginning of your …

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5 Steps to Optimize Your Chance for SME Financing Approval

Optimize Your Chance for SME Financing Approval

SMEs need sufficient working capital for business development. However, gaining more capital is not never easy, especially if you were thinking of applying for a loan. The best advice we can give is “prepare well.” Here are some steps that will help boost your chance for SME financing approval. Build …

The SME Funding Gap in Southeast Asia

The SME Funding Gap in Southeast Asia

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Southeast Asia region still have difficulty gaining access to financing. Even though SMEs play a critical role in the economy of nearly all ASEAN countries, they still struggle to get capital loans from traditional financial institutions and banks. The lack of credit facility …