Startups is an independent, online resource for anyone starting and growing a business, which provides a comprehensive advice platform covering everything you need to know to start, buy, run or sell a business.

Whether you're looking for business inspiration to launch your own start-up, information on franchising and the options available, the latest insights into the Tech start-up scene or tips on how to manage a fast-growth company Startups has got it covered.

Growth finance

Raisingfinance and business funding from an external source can provide a cruciallaunchpad when growing a business but you'll need to know where to getfunding from, how to apply for investment, and whether you meet all the fundingcriteria. The Startups website provides a guide to funding a business designedto answer all your raising finance questions from how to pitch for investmentto how to improve your business credit rating.

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