Sources of equity finance
- Personal finances / bootstrapping – most small business begins this way
- Venture capital – businesses who specialise in making investments in companies in whom they see potential
- Private investors / angel investors – like VC, but individuals rather than firms
- Family & friends – taking cash from people you know in exchange for part ownership
- Crowdfunding or equity crowdfunding – a recent method of fundraising which gives the public early or exclusive access to a product or service in exchange for up-front funds. Equity crowdfunding involves offering shares for funds at an early stage
- Government – in certain circumstances a government grant may be available for small businesses
- IPO (or initial public offering) – to float your company on a stock exchange and sell shares to the public
The Waddle Difference
Waddle offers a modern form of receivables finance. We’ve built an innovative invoice finance solution allowing businesses to close the cash flow gaps that are holding them back. The Waddle platform seamlessly connects with cloud accountancy platforms, like Xero & MYOB and generates a finance offer within a few clicks.
Once approved, Waddle offers an instant line of credit based on your unpaid invoices, which is adjusted in real-time as they are raised and paid. You pick the invoices to fund and only pay for those that you draw down. And thanks to the cloud accounting integration, bookkeeping is a breeze with no invoices to upload and instant reconciliation.
It’s also fully confidential, so your important client relationships stay with you. And Waddle offers the friendliest terms with no minimum monthly spend, no contracts or hidden fees, giving you fast and easy access to working capital with minimal fuss. Get an offer now!