West Midlands Business Funding & Business Finance

West Midlands Business Funding & Business Finance
West Midlands Business Funding & Business Finance

It wasn't that long ago that borrowing from your bank, friends, or relatives were the only available options if you need to raise money to start your business. How times have changed!

While some high street banks are still an option for a robust proposition with match funding or the security of the equity in your home, many start-ups have found that traditional bank overdrafts and loan facilities are no longer a realistic hope.

Thankfully, a whole new world of 'alternative funding' is emerging. You may or may not have heard (apparently 95% of UK businesses survey haven't) of equity based crowd funding, reward based crowd funding, peer-to-peer lending, pension-led funding, invoice trading, debt-based securities business angels and private investing (as seen on TV's Dragon's Den).

The government also recognises that start-ups can play their part in the economy as potential tax payers and employers hence the introduction of the Start Up Loan Company. This fund allows you to apply for up to £25,000 per person - Find out more

Grants - some areas do have grants available to aid new businesses. They tend to be location and/or sector dependent but a fanstatic boost for anyonee who qualifies.

The only problem now is knowing which of these is likely to be best for you! To help you decide, we have created a free funding report...

Free Funding Report

If you need to raise some money for your new or existing business and would like to know what options are open to you (without any obligation), please complete and submit this simple form.

Request our FREE report which explains all of these 'new' funding choices in simple English.

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If you run your own business in West Midlands and would like to learn more about the funding options for your business, we have compiled a library of useful resources and frequently asked questions which we hope that you will find both interesting and useful.

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Useful Start-Up Resources

If you can help new business start ups or existing small businesses in the West Midlands area, we would love to promote you here free of charge. (Add Your Business)

Are you looking to raise finance for your business? Starting from a deep understanding of your business and personal objectives, we will raise the right issues, design the right structure and find the right financial backer for you. We can help you at any or all stages of the fund raising process; from the preparation of the investment proposal documents; the marketing of the investment opportunity; choosing the right investor(s) and where appropriate, the right structure of equitydebt; the negotiation of the deal terms and we can offer a range of post transaction services designed to fit your business needs. What can Blue Sky Corporate Finance do to help you? Firstly, we establish your business objectives and personal ambitions and then work out how much finance is required. We can provide assistance in the preparation of the Investment Proposal document (Business Plan), help you to determine the leveltype of finance required, the most likely source of funding and the optimum tax structure for the funding options. Secondly, we can help you to find the right financial backer (or in most cases the right combination of backers) for you. Working on literally hundreds of deals has given us regular contact with banks and financial institutions, both high street and niche providers. We can help you with the introduction to the right finance provider(s) and we can help you to prepare your presentation to the prospective investor. We have considerable experience with:- Asset Backed Finance Bank Lending Business Angels and Business Angel Networks Crowdfunding Investments Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) Grants (Local, National and European) Matched Investment Funding Peer-to-Peer Lending Private Equity Investments R&D Tax Credit Applications Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) Trade Finance VentureVCTsDevelopment Capital Thirdly, we ensure that whatever structure is created for the loan or investment, it supports both your business and long term aims. We work with you through the negotiation of deal terms and advise the management team on the legal, commercial and tax implications of the transaction.
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Beer & Young is an award winning corporate finance business raising capital for UK based SMEs. Since 1998, we have been securing investment for business owners and entrepreneurs typically between £150,000 and £5 million, in equity and debt, where the enterprise value has been anywhere from £0 to £20 million. We achieve this largely through our mature network of over 700 investors mainly comprising HNW investors, coupled with some smaller family offices and corporate investors. On average we accept 50 clients a year, most of whom are trading businesses looking for growth capital, turnaround investment, or seeking a discreet acquisition or disposal. You can see a number of recent completion case studies on our website at www.beerandyoung.com. Our team has a wealth of experience in dealing with SMEs, and we are always happy to talk over any business issue or opportunity. We are a referral driven business, and likewise we refer clients where we can to professional contacts. In the first instance please contact Simon Donegan via email at simon.donegan@beerandyoung.com
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We are not a bad debt company we are a credit management company with one simple objective to stop bad debts and accelerate the cashflow into your organisation. We do this for a small charge for each account you decide to pass to us and our service is fully guaranteed.For a free without obligation consultation conatc me on 07861236080 or email araybould123@btinternet.com
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Start Up Funding