Raising funds in an important when starting a business; find out which source of funding is most suitable for your business idea. A successful business requires funding to get it started. There are many ways to get your business up and running, from the informal such as personal savings and borrowing, borrowing from friends and family, to the more formal avenues like bank loans, raising equity to crowd-funding. This course will help you consider the finance options available for businesses, and how to fund the expansion of a business. This is the final course in a series of six about ‘Business Development’.

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Course Timeline:
In this lesson, Dr. Emilee introduces you to the different types of funds that can be raised to help get your business up and running.
In this exercise, you have the opportunity to spend some time investigating national or local finance programmes which could support a new business.
In this case study, the entrepreneurs have a challenge. They are trying to determine how to fund the expansion of their business.
Business advisers have provided their thoughts on how the entrepreneurs should progress.
Sam, Barney and James explain which options they chose and why. Are you surprised by their choices?
If you have a business or business idea, take the Starting a Business challenge and begin thinking about how you will attract investors.
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Course Reviews:

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  • By: Ifunanya Onyebuchi
    1 month ago

    So helpful I rate it 5

  • By: Williams Emmanuel
    1 month ago

    It's a 5 for Ali, that's my rating.

  • By: Brian Karanja
    1 month ago

    educative stuff

  • By: Saratu Gambo
    1 month ago

    This has been an enlightening journey. I am so happy i am among the lucky ones to experience this.

  • By: Ismail Hassan
    1 month ago

    How to fund my business idea has been a nightmare to me for long, but not anymore. Thanks to Ali for this wonderful piece of information.

  • By: Chika Nnajekwu
    1 month ago

    Quite an interesting time with ALI. I enjoyed the 6 courses especially the challenges, advise and the decisions. Very apt! Thank you.

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    1 month ago

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    1 month ago

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    1 month ago

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    1 month ago

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    1 month ago

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  • By: Mohammed-Farouk Lamidi
    1 month ago

    I have now expanded my options of raising capital for my business.

  • By: Fanice Angatia
    1 month ago

    A flexible learning process. Empowering.

  • By: Franklyn George Williams
    1 month ago

    This course is great. Loved the learning method which is very much practical

  • By: Nestory Komba
    1 month ago

    Rating 5

  • By: Abibat Oki
    1 month ago

    Awesome experience never to be forgotten so quickly. I enjoyed every bit of the course and I am extremely grateful to ALI for this opportunity.

  • By: Ibrahim Kakay
    1 month ago

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  • By: Maureen Kingyong
    1 month ago

    It's definitely a 5!! It's been so amazing. I've learnt so much. Thank you ALI!

    1 month ago

    I am exceedingly grateful to you African Leadership Institute for the knowledge I derived from studying Funding your Business. In the lesson, I learnt about what types of funds can be raised in order to get your business up and running, which are: 1. Informal avenue (borrowing money from family, borrowing money from friends, or financing your new venture yourself). 2. Formal avenue (banks and equity). I also learnt about where this Formal types of finances can be found, which are: 1. Banks. 2. Business Angels. 3. Venture Capitalists. 4. Crowdfunding. And much more.

  • By: Abimbola Olaniyan
    1 month ago

    I'm really motivated by this program.

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    1 month ago

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    1 month ago

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    1 month ago

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    1 month ago

    The journey thus far is worthwhile and commendable. Thanks to the ALI team for the grand opportunity. It's a 5 star performance for me

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    1 month ago

    Knowledge gained is very impactful.

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    1 month ago

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  • By: Genesis Oshomah
    1 month ago

    I’m just short of words on how helpful the journey of this courses has been. Very very impactful as it will expose you to the business world. Thank you ALI. I rate 5 star ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

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    1 month ago

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    1 month ago

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    1 month ago

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    1 month ago

    This platform is a 5star system. I enjoyed the interactive mode of learning. This is a paradigm shift for me as a person and my business as an entity. Gratitude ALI

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    1 month ago

    The program was straight to the point and not bore-some with heavy words. 5 star

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    1 month ago

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    1 month ago

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    1 month ago

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    1 month ago

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    1 month ago

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    1 month ago

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    1 month ago

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  • By: Elvis Maduabuchi Okoye; BA; SFc; MSc(Lagos).
    1 month ago

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  • By: Ebigbo Obiora Jerry
    1 month ago

    Thank you so much, I learned a lot Rating 5

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    1 month ago

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    1 month ago

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    1 month ago

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