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Keeping finances in mind

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Keeping finances in mind

Peter Bance, entrepreneur in residence at Octopus Investments, discusses why it is so important for small businesses to be constantly thinking about cash flow and funding.

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Finance round

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Finance round

Knitting wool wholesaler Artesano raised £65,000 on Funding Circle, which matches lenders with businesses online.

Borrowing from family and friends

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Borrowing from family and friends

At some stage, your business will need to get its hands on capital. If it’s below the radar of outside investors and bankers are giving you the cold shoulder, you may consider tapping your friends and family for investment.

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