How to Get Money to Invest in Your Business

If you have a great business idea and want to take it to market then the first place that you are going to need to start is on the balance sheet. Businesses aren’t cheap to set up properly and if you want to give your idea the best chance of success then having a healthy amount of money to invest in it will be key.

Far too many people are defeatists when it comes to raising funds for their business and think that it is too difficult for them to do, we’re here to tell you that is not true and give you some ideas for getting that start-up cash.


The first place to start is at the bank where you can request a business loan to help you get off the ground. In order for banks to want to loan you the money you will not only need to have a great idea but also a solid business model for how you will go about making money and more importantly, how you will be able to pay them back. Work on your plan for success and then arrange a meeting.


The old fashioned way of funding your idea is working your socks off, work hard in your position and find a second income in order to fund your idea. The best place to find a second income is online, you will want to dedicate your time to your business and not to short term earnings and an online income is a great way of making money whilst still giving you time to dedicate to your business.


A good friend of mine actually started his business with money that he had made from gambling online. This is arguably one of the simplest ways to make good money with ease whilst allowing you to spend all of your time on the business. There are so many great options out there for you if you love sports and for a small investment, you can really make some strong profits. Why not start with a flutter on the Grand National at and see how far you can take your money, you never know, you might just win big.

Private Investors

If you think that you have an idea which will knock people’s socks off then you should start emailing and calling private investors to see if they want to put their money into your idea. Private investors are smart people who will want to know all about your business and how it will make them money. To this end, you need to ensure that you know all aspects of your business idea, the competition, the logistics and ultimately, how much money you intend to make.

These are just a few ideas to get you started, there are many more ways of making additional cash to put into your business, the key is hard work and optimism, with these two attributes, you will be just fine.