Smart Money for Smart Businesses

Original Article featured Access to Capital (D&B Credibility Corp.©) – April 24, 2013

If you run a business looking for capital you will find investors are more active and willing, as they have more money to put to work than had been the case in the past few years. While deals are getting done, it is a more deliberative process than the vigorous late 1990s market was

Money In HandAlthough every (investment) firm might specialize in a particular domain all share common traits for companies they will invest in. Though money is abundantly available, it clearly is an investor’s market. It’s not uncommon for institutions to evaluate several hundred opportunities each year; even the most aggressive investors will close only a small percentage of the qualified companies they evaluate (10% seems to be the consensus). Investors are quick to point out that they are impressed by the quality of deals they are seeing and freely recognize they are passing on quite a few good companies in what amounts to funding of the fittest in this highly competitive environment. Among the more compelling and universally expressed investor insights, if you are seeking capital for your business you have a greater chance for success if you take six important steps.  Read about these important steps in my article on D&B Credibility Corp.©  –>

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