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Crowdfunding vs P2P Lending: What’s Right for My Business?

Crowdfunding vs P2P Lending: What’s Right for My Business?

Crowdfunding vs P2P Lending? As crowdfunding and peer-to-peer (P2P) lending gain momentum in the financial world, business owners are seeing them as attractive alternative solutions for financing. These two business models, products of the 2000s, are ground-breaking ways to raise capital for your business. However, the answer on which model …

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 …

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How Healthy Is Your Small Business?

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Managing a small business is tricky. Failure to properly determine your financial condition could severely hurt your business. As a business owner, you therefore need to proactively check whether your business is healthy or not. Here are some signs to look out for when you are evaluating the health of …

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The 5 Advantages of Invoice Financing

Advantages of Invoice Financing

Maintaining positive cash flow is a challenge for many businesses, especially SMEs. While invoice financing happens to be a great loan option for SMEs, the concept is still unknown to many. Invoice financing is a funding method that allows businesses to essentially trade their unpaid invoices for a quick loan that …

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 …

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The Easy Guide to Crowdfunding

The Easy Guide to Crowdfunding

Growing an SME is not easy. Even if you have the guts, the willpower, and the persistence, financial problems can easily affect, or even sink your business. For years, many small-business owners rely on bank loans to fulfill their working capital needs. However, bank loans are not always suitable to …

8 Things to Ask Yourself Before Applying for a Business Loan

8 Things to Ask Yourself Before Applying for a Business Loan

Securing funding is never easy – especially if you are an SME or small business owner. Ask yourself these questions before you prepare your loan application to maximise your chances of loan approval: 1. Why do I need a business loan? Every business loan consideration should start with this question …

Traditional Financial Institutions vs Crowdfunding Platforms

Comparison between Traditional Financial Institutions vs Crowdfunding Platforms

Thanks to the rise of crowdfunding and peer-to-peer loans, banks and traditional financial institutions are no longer the only options for credit seekers. If you are looking to secure a loan for your business, this is great news. You have more choices now. You can easily find a loan most …