Finance and Funding

Finance and Funding

Tips from the pros to land investors and impress lenders

Available Investment Alternatives For Startup Businesses

Many entrepreneurs have good business ideas but lack the capital to realize them. Even with an established business, most of them tend to fail...

LPO For Startups, Do You Really Need One?

A Local Purchasing Order (LPO) document transactions made between businesses and vendors. The key elements being the price quotation, the quantity required and an...

Why Your Business Should Bootstrap Instead of Seeking Venture Capital

Have you ever asked yourself what really is bootstrapping and how does it help our business? Bootstrapping is basically getting yourself into or out of...

Impact Hub, a Boon For SMEs In Kenya from Credit Bank

Lack of mentorship, eating into their capital, mismanagement and poor strategy implementation are just some of the causes of business failure for startups. Statistics...

Five Questions To Ask Before Bidding For Big Contracts

This is an excerpt from my earlier article on exclusive advice to managing startup finances. Don't run before you can walk. If your business is...

Exclusive Advice To Managing Your Startup Finances

The first few years for any new business are crucial to its long-term success, with many challenges to overcome and lessons to be learned. Every...

4 Things Investors Look For In a Business Plan

Before writing a business plan, you need to ask yourself what exactly investors will need to see in your business plan before they fund...

Exclusive Advice To Investing In The Stock Market

Studies reveal that employment income is no longer able to keep up with the lifestyle demands of the current fast paced increasingly digital lives....

Trying To Fund That Startup

It is almost one year now since I established my business. Throughout this period, I have worked and interacted with hundreds of entrepreneurs most...

Before You Pitch That Idea, Understand Valuations: How To Read An Investment Term Sheet

A term sheet in simple terms is the agreement an organization gets from investors while seeking funding. In this booklet, the investors discuss their...