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Alternative Finance Terminology A-Z – Part 1 (A-F)

Wooden cube letters – Alternative Finance Terminology A-Z – Part 1 (A-F)

“A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it.” – Bob Hope There is a rather alarming paradox at play in many industries and professions the world over, and it’s this: rather than using their intelligence, the professional world is full of people who instead…

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Debt Financing Vs. Equity Financing – The Pros and The Cons

one way/another way sign post – Debt Financing Vs. Equity Financing – The Pros and The Cons

Let’s begin by stating a simple truth – businesses need finance to grow. In an ideal world, this finance would be taken from the business’s very own booming profits, and growth would be self-perpetuated forever more. Unfortunately, however, this is the real world that we find ourselves in, and the real business world at that,…

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How to Reduce Small Business Debt

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The joy of being an entrepreneur is all-engrossing. The journey is tough, the road paved with enemies and obstacles, but ultimately the rewards are plentiful. Or are they? Quitting your day job to pursue a dream – or perhaps a dream income – takes its toll emotionally and energetically. You have a solid business plan,…

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Coffee, Conversation And Collaboration: The AltFi Revolution And The Need For Co-operative Platforms

Coffee, Conversation And Collaboration: The AltFi Revolution And The Need For Co-operative Platforms

“The sanctuary of health, the nursery of temperance, the delight of frugality, an academy of civility, and a free-school of ingenuity.” The notions of such a quote, if it was proffered today, could rather appropriately be attributed to the myriad faculties in the realms of digital business and finance. For here indeed much ingenuity, civility,…

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Understanding The Alternatives: A Guide To Alternative Finance Platforms

Every industry and discipline the world over has its own set of jargon that you simply won’t encounter anywhere else. If you’re into poetry, then you will be dealing in the realms of enjambment, villanelles, caesuras, and anapaestic tetrameter. If you’re unfortunate enough to find yourself in the world of law, then it’ll be insolvencies,…

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