Funding a Business: The 5 C’s of Credit

Funding a Business: The 5 C’s of Credit

Starting or growing a business requires the acquisition of funding, which is most often sourced through credit. Lenders use the 5 C’s of credit to determine whether a borrower is safe to lend to and what level of interest to set. As the founder of several businesses,...
The Best Funding Sources for Small Businesses

The Best Funding Sources for Small Businesses

In times gone by, there were limited options for small business owners looking to source funding. With the advent of the internet, the choices have expanded exponentially, with numerous options for sourcing capital outside of traditional lenders and high street banks....
Tips for Writing a Market Feasibility Study

Tips for Writing a Market Feasibility Study

A market feasibility study is a valuable activity for anyone starting a business to perform. These types of studies identify potential markets, look at what competition is out there, and analyse the market to assess the viability of the business idea. Feasibility...
Exploring the Different Types of Feasibility Study

Exploring the Different Types of Feasibility Study

A feasibility study is a research project that seeks to identify any potential problems that might be encountered by a future project or business venture, work out if these problems can be overcome (and if so, how), and ultimately determine if the project or venture...
Tips for Entrepreneurs: Enhancing Creativity

Tips for Entrepreneurs: Enhancing Creativity

Successful entrepreneurs possess multiple skills that enable them to take ideas and turn them into successful business ventures. Some of these skills will be innate, while others will be learned and honed throughout a career. Of this vast array of skills, creativity...
Business: Sourcing the Best Ideas and Opportunities

Business: Sourcing the Best Ideas and Opportunities

New business ideas and opportunities for carrying them out are everywhere. However, this doesn’t mean it is easy – creating, identifying and pursuing these ideas and opportunities takes hard work, persistence and knowledge of where to look and how to make things work....