Choose the right finance when starting a business

Financing your business: the options (video)

This short video tutorial outlines the common sources of funding for businesses, including bank finance, equity finance and government grants.

Bank finance includes overdrafts, bridging finance, invoice discounting and factoring, trade credits, business loans, hire purchase agreements, commercial mortgages and fixed asset loans.

Equity finance includes venture capital, business angels, the stock market and crowdfunding.

The tutorial explains the different options under each type of finance, the circumstances they're best suited to, and their advantages and disadvantages.