Venture Capital & Banklån : Småföretagsfinansiering Venture Capital & Bank loan : Small business financing

by Tekeste, Abel; Suraiya, Tariq

Abstract (Summary)

There are many different forms of financing for small businesses and two common financing options mentioned in the study, bank loans and Venture Capital.Venture Capital is a form of risk capital financing, investing in unlisted stock market. The feature of the arrangement is that those people are trying to find companies that can offer unique, attractive and in demand products on a strong growing market. Since VC-firms are taking a big risk in cooperation with the investment, the VC-company strong demands while assessments are made on the company will generate a return in the future.

Bank loans are the most common form of financing for companies in the market. Requirements and assessment under the law is hard especially for small businesses because financing entails high risks. Banks require that the liquidity management in the enterprise should be stable because the bank's main objective is to repayment of debt and the interest payable on the capital.

The purpose of this study is to examine the requirements and assessments VC-firms and banks make use of the financing of small businesses.


Bibliographical Information:


School:Högskolan i Skövde

School Location:Sweden

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:venture capital bank loans financing small business banklån finansiering småföretag studies företagsekonomi


Date of Publication:01/01/2009

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