Business builder

Access to funding

In this module you’ll explore:

  • What funding is and when might you need it
  • Different funding options for different business life stages
  • Some key tools to help you get funding ready

Start by downloading and saving the workbook (PDF 1.0MB) to your computer. Use it throughout the module, capturing any key takeaways and completing the exercises at the end of each chapter.

The funding landscape

With so many different funding options available, it’s hard to know what’s the best option for you and your business. Watch the first video to explore different funding options and hear from some entrepreneurs about their own funding journey.

Funding readiness

An important but often underestimated part of securing funding of any kind, whether it’s a bank loan, grant or equity funding is being prepared and getting ‘Funding ready’. In this video we’ll explore some of the key elements to consider when preparing for funding.

Need further help or would like to find out more about securing funding for your business? Check out the Understanding your finances module.

Download our workbook

Access To Funding Workbook (PDF 1.0MB)

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