5 ways to improve your chances of funding
Author : Writer at Chatur Idea
Posted : 2 years ago
5 ways to improve your chances of funding
02Dec, 2016

Have you ever faced a financial crunch in your business? Well, it is not something unique or exceptions thing. Every business owner (big or small) come across the situation when finances go below the threshold level, and it becomes inevitable to arrange funds for long-term or short-term depending on the severity of the problem.

When scarcity of funds hits the business, you need sure shot ways of replenishing the money. There is no room for train and error. According to experts, a few things ensure that you improve the possibility of getting money for your business venture.

Never skimp on specifics

Experts underline that transparency is the key point when you apply for money. Don’t hide any fact. Give the details of how the money will be utilized and under what heads? Provide artifacts if asked. If you need money for capital investment purpose, then furnish the details of the equipment or material. Provide quotations and details of equipment. Mention how will the business get benefited by the equipment or material?

Provide financial background

See, your lender needs all information about the financial status and background of your business. No lender wants to take a risk in the current situation of financial instability. Hence, provide detailed information about the financial background, plans for the future, and other financial details. When you provide the information upfront, the financial institution or bank takes less time to process the loan. Thus, your illustrative information helps to get the money faster. 

Tap all possible resources

You are in need of money. Hence, do not stop attempting after getting rejected by one or two lenders. It is their perception about your business. When you put forward the strong points of the business in an assertive manner, it works miraculously. However, don’t get disheartened if it doesn’t happen. Keep trying other alternatives.  

Search for lenders according to the size of the business

Some lenders give money to small businesses whereas some prefer large corporate houses. When you explore the possibilities of lending, tap the right lenders. You can take help of consultants as well.

Prefer local players

Though there are hundreds of lenders, local lenders are always better. They have a better understanding of the local market scenario.  Local funding agencies have a fair idea about your business. Hence, they know your needs well.

These quick tips increase the probability of funding the business.