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Everything you need to know about: Debt and Equity

Wednesday, 6 November 2019 16:56 PM | Finance for founders

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What you need to know about debt financing versus equity financing. Learn the benefits and challenges of each and how to manage the process.
Before raising capital it is important to consider the full variety of financing sources available to you, and the different implications associated. Raising 'debt finance' will always involve borrowing money with structured repayments and varying interest rates. On the other hand, 'equity' will involve raising money by selling shares or interests in the company. Equity can be structured in a number of ways, and may be driven be the expertise of the investor and how involved they wish to be.

What you will learn

  • Understanding the differences between the two types, and their benefits
  • How to manage the process and what best practice looks like
  • When and how to use corporate advisors

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