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Alternative financing

Other ways to fund your business

A practical guide to alternative forms of business financing, such as grants, business angels, crowd funding and venture capital.

Alternative financing options

Whether you’re starting up your business or taking it to the next stage, you’ll probably need funding.  Not every business is right for bank borrowing – but we still want to help ensure that your business succeeds. So we’ve put together this handy guide to some of the most common types of alternative business finance. 

Helpful tools

We’ve got tools that can help you forecast cashflow and generate a business plan. And don’t forget that your Business Relationship team is on hand to help with any questions you have around your finance options.

Business insights

Information and advice to help your business going forward

We’ve put together a wide range of knowledge and insight for you – read up on plans, financial support, media and marketing and much more.