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    • ENTERPRISE PROFILES• Four (+1) ‘typical’ businesses • based on real businesses somewhere in the world!• Try to imagine… • Their business needs dictate their funding needs • The shape of the financial industry dictates how they will be met. • All businesses are going concerns capable of profits• Will they be equally important in all scenarios? The global body for professional accountants
    • 1. The informal enterprisehttp://www.lendwithcare.org/entrepreneurs/index/2629 The global body for professional accountants
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    • THE INFORMAL ENTREPRENEUR• 0 salaried employees (family members involved)• Has run a general store for the last 2 years• Growth is slow due to physical constraints• Needs funds for new stock, more products and to begin expanding premises• Risks: quality of management, competition, customer income, natural disasters, crime, compliance The global body for professional accountants
    • 2. The Disruptive Enterprisehttp://www.didion.com/company.html The global body for professional accountants
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    • THE DISRUPTIVE ENTERPRISE• First financing round• 0 salaried employees, 0 turnover• Developed a new technology for reclaiming and sorting scrap metal that could revolutionise the industry• Has built a prototype• Technology needs testing, refinement, patenting. Won’t sell for another year• Risks: buyers, regulatory approval, imitators The global body for professional accountants
    • THE DISRUPTIVE ENTERPRISE (II)• Second financing round• 45 salaried employees, growing rapidly• New technology patented, in production and profitable, sold in multiple countries• Assets are mostly patents, licences, stock• Needs to expand overseas• Risks: imitators, regulatory policy The global body for professional accountants
    • 3. The steady-state family firmhttp://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,6385455,00.html The global body for professional accountants
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    • THE STEADY STATE FAMILY FIRM• 30 salaried employees, slow, steady growth• Mid-range furniture manufacturer, owned by same family for 100 years (3nd generation)• Needs liquidity and to upgrade two key pieces of machinery• Risks: customer spending, dependence on the owner-manager, governance, compliance The global body for professional accountants
    • 4. The leading corporatehttp://www.unilever.com/ The global body for professional accountants
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    • THE LEADING CORPORATE• 200,000 employees, publicly listed• 100 yrs old. Diverse portfolio of well known consumer goods worldwide• Share of consumer spending in most markets is steady; growth concentrated in a few heavily contested markets.• Needs to acquire popular local brands & advertise heavily in 10 promising new markets• Risks: managing acquisitions, understanding target markets, consumer spending, generics. The global body for professional accountants