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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5 Stars 9
4 Stars 4
3 Stars 1
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1 Stars 1
  • By: Refiloe Sephesu
    2 months ago

    I was hoping for more info on how to prepare a pitch to win investors over or a practical guide on how to prepare documents to ask for funding, etc., in case I need the knowledge in the future.

  • By: Ifunanya Onyebuchi
    4 months ago

    So helpful I rate it 5

  • By: Williams Emmanuel
    4 months ago

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

  • By: Brian Karanja
    4 months ago

    educative stuff

  • By: Saratu Gambo
    4 months ago

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

  • By: Ismail Hassan
    4 months 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
    4 months ago

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

  • By: Agaji Eneji
    4 months ago

    It has been an inspiring experience so far. Much thanks to ALI for the wonderful opportunity.

  • By: Esther Ubani
    4 months ago

    It was a time well spent. Learning with you guys @ALI was definitely the best. I really opportunity that was given to me. Thanks ALI, ALI-TEAM and of-course Mr Silas WAFULA.

  • By: Khirnan Dikas
    4 months ago

    This is the best , it's definitely a five. Thank you for this awesome journey.

  • By: Peter Kenda
    4 months ago

    Quality course for every entrepreneur. Don't hesitate to enrol NOW.

    4 months ago

    Learning with you guys has been educative, informative and fun all along, thank to The ALI admin for this opportunity. 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟🌟 🌟

  • By: Mohammed-Farouk Lamidi
    4 months ago

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

  • By: Fanice Angatia
    4 months ago

    A flexible learning process. Empowering.

  • By: Franklyn George Williams
    4 months ago

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

  • By: Nestory Komba
    4 months ago

    Rating 5

  • By: Abibat Oki
    4 months 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
    4 months ago

    Thank you ALI for a great task. Hoping to learn more ...

  • By: Maureen Kingyong
    4 months ago

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

    4 months 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
    4 months ago

    I'm really motivated by this program.

  • By: Mitchell Amaechi
    4 months ago

    I'm really inspired and motivated to do something a bit more differently and to be more audacious. Thank you ALI for this rare privilege and opportunity. It came in just at the right time.

  • By: Mildred Matale
    4 months ago

    Very helpful, thanks ALI

  • By: Martin Payedoe
    4 months ago

    You will not want to miss this for any reason.

  • By: Andrew Temitope Balogun
    4 months 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

  • By: Chukwuemezie Onwukwe
    4 months ago

    Knowledge gained is very impactful.

  • By: Mohammed Ali
    4 months ago

    ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️. more than that ofcourse

  • By: Genesis Oshomah
    4 months 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 ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

  • By: Sèdjro Confort B POSSY BERRY QUENUM
    4 months ago

    the courses were very understandable I give 5 stars to all the courses that you have given us

  • By: John Kokole
    4 months ago

    Thank you ALI team. I give more than 5 stars 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟.

  • By: Richmond Anane-simon
    4 months ago

    This was an incredible journey. Raton is 5 star

  • By: Edem Effiong
    4 months 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

  • By: Launini Bello
    4 months ago

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

  • By: Saminu Ishaku
    4 months ago

    Challenging and encouraging, it worth even what is more than 5 🌟

  • By: Baldwin Mukudzei Tauya
    4 months ago

    Very helpful. I give a 5

  • By: Sallieu S. Mansaray
    4 months ago

    Ranting 5 I appreciate you so much and hope that you will continue to Light Again Africa. Thank you. #Learnwithali.

  • By: Ezemwenghian Iziegbuwa
    4 months ago

    The class have be amazing from the first class to the 6th class, am over impress with the level of knowledge share in the modules. I have learnt alot. Thanks you for give me the opportunity to partake in the free scholarship. #learnwithAli @educate_ali

  • By: Abah Cecilia Augustine
    4 months ago

    Thank you ALI. It has been a great experience learning.

  • By: Faith Jegede
    5 months ago

    It's really a privilege to be here. Thanks for Everything!

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  • By: Oyefuwa oyedele Ololade
    5 months ago

    I have learnt a lot from this program

  • By: Torwon F. Gensee
    5 months ago

    This lesson is knowledge-packed. Highly Impactful!!

  • By: khaled yahya hajer hassan
    5 months ago

    Thank you. I also learned a lot and I hope more

  • By: Elvis Maduabuchi Okoye; BA; SFc; MSc(Lagos).
    5 months ago

    I have attended several of these entreprenuership courses and I must really commend your Team for crossing all your T's and dotting your I's.The modules are very incisive.Thanks for the opportunity.If you can ,you can mail the participants soft copies of the modules, that way,we can always consult them in our growth journey.Thanks so much for your consideration. Elvis M Okoye, Holland,MI

  • By: Ebigbo Obiora Jerry
    5 months ago

    Thank you so much, I learned a lot Rating 5

  • By: Ismaila Abdulmumini Muhammad
    5 months ago

    Thank you ALI. I am looking forward to benefitting from your team of experts soon. Forever Yours, Ismaila A. M.

  • By: Nsemeke Jimmy
    5 months ago

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  • By: Edidiong Idiong
    5 months ago

    This is one of the best program to enroll. I have learnt a lot from this programme and I believe that people out there can learn a lot as well.

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