Finance of a New Business



This chapter is principally concerned with the finance of a new and developing business. The risks associated with business affairs, and, in particular, new ventures, are discussed, and some indication is given of the problems of calculating the initial capital of a new business. Finally, various short- and long-term methods of raising funds are considered. The possibility of raising capital by taking a partner is seen to involve several serious disadvantages.


Cash Flow Capital Market Trade Credit Initial Capital Bank Rate 
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Further Reading

  1. James Bates, The Financing of Small Business (Stevens 1964).Google Scholar
  2. P. G. Hastings, The Management of Business Finance (Van Nostrand 1966) ch. 26.Google Scholar
  3. B. B. Howard and M. Upton, Introduction to Business Finance (McGraw-Hill 1953) ch. xii.Google Scholar
  4. Association of Certified & Corporate Accountants, Sources of Capital (1965).Google Scholar

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© K. Midgley and R. G. Burns 1969

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