Choosing the Right Business Financing for Your SME

Choosing the Right Business Financing for Your SME

If you are thinking of and making strategies to develop your business to the next level, you may have already thought about business financing. There are quite a few choices for small business and SME financing, but not all of them are right for your particular business. In fact, if …

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4 Easy Steps to Start a Small Business

4 Easy Steps to Start a Small Business

Got a business idea? Want to transform it into action? You’re one of the brave ones; many individuals are intimidated by how difficult starting a business will be. Yes, building a business is difficult, but it is certainly possible. Break down the overwhelming job into smaller tasks and you can …

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When to Delegate vs When to Tackle the Work Yourself

Why Invest in P2P Financing?

As a business owner, being able to wear lots of hats is very important. You are the most important person in the business and this will push you to handle most of the operations yourself. However, running a business is also time-consuming and exhausting. What to do when you need …

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5 Steps to Digitize Your Business in a Tech-Savvy World

5 Steps to Digitize Your Business in a Tech-Savvy World

Today’s technology grows at such breakneck speed. Compare the gadgets and online tools you are using today to ten, or even five, years ago. Technology is inseparable from daily life. Take online shopping. These days, many people prefer it to brick-and-mortar shops. Business owners must adapt to the new digital …

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How to Keep SME Financial Statements in Order

How to Keep SME Financial Statements in Order

As a business owner, you have to wear so many hats. Not only do you handle the production process, you also take care of what is arguably the most important aspect of business: finances. Keeping a vigilant eye on expenses and income is crucial, so is assessing your financial health. …

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5 Lessons for Small Business Growth

5 Lessons for Small Business Growth

Are you thinking of growing your business to the next level but don’t know where to start? Here are 5 lessons to help you grow your business effectively. Lesson #1: Conduct market research Never enter a war zone unless you know it well. Strong words, we know. But taking a …

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8 Questions to Ask Yourself before Applying for Business Financing

8 Questions to Ask Yourself before Applying for Business Financing

These days, there are more resources available for business financing – from bank financing to crowdfunding and P2P financing. But while the options exist, receiving funding is never easy, especially if you are part of a small business. Then there’s the evaluation bit. Financial institutions and investors review your application …

A Portrait of Malaysian SMEs

A Portrait of Malaysian SMEs

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play an essential role in the economic development of ASEAN countries. SMEs affect national GDP and create employment opportunities for the population. Malaysia is no exception. Past data shows that Malaysian SMEs have a significant impact on national economic development. And what about today? What …

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How to Manage Working Capital during Peak Season

6 Reasons to Invest in Peer-To-Peer Financing

You know you have a great business when it is able to withstand peak seasons – and in this context, we’re talking about increased sales volume during a holiday or seasonal spike. Peak season can be a double-edged sword that could either increase your profit or kill your business. To …

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4 Reasons Why SMEs Should Consider P2P Financing

Concise Guide to P2P Financing

SMEs around the world, including Malaysia, face the same major issue: lack of financing. Without the necessary funding, SMEs find it difficult to grow. Many SMEs choose to apply for bank funds to secure working capital financing. While bank financing can be a good solution for SMEs, it isn’t always …