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Finance options for your business

Support provided by Scottish Enterprise

What does this involve?

When choosing between debt and equity funding, there are a number of things to consider. For example, the age and trading performance of your business may influence which option is most appropriate. Younger businesses may find it challenging to raise debt. 

If you are thinking about selling some equity in your company, you need to look at the expected risk and return for your investor, and the costs and benefits for your business. 

This online video and guide can help point you in the right direction.

Am I eligible?

Yes – if you are thinking about starting, or already run, a business in Scotland.

What does this cost?

This is a free and impartial service. 

Who is this for?

Any business based in Scotland. 

How long does this take?

It takes 2 minutes to watch the video and 2 minutes to read the guide.

Important information

You can access further videos and guides in the series by following the ‘Next’ and ‘Previous’ links at the bottom of the guides.

Next steps

Visit the Scottish Enterprise website to learn more about your finance options. 

Support provided by Scottish Enterprise