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How to start a business with not
much $$$
By Robin Low
Finding large funds is hard
Yet every project needs money
How to fund it yourself?
1) Pre-payment
• Collect $$$ before making product.
2. Sell cheaper alternatives to raise funds.
• Sell an item related, but lower cost that you
can afford. Use profits to sl...
3. Profit Ploughback
• Start small, use profits generated to buy
more and scale up.
4. Consignment
• If you are getting products, it is possible to
sell first and pay manufacturer after the sale.
5. Leasing
If you need own equipment, you may consider
leasing instead of purchase, especially if there
is a maintenance b...
6. Trade Credit
• If Consignment is not available, trade credit is
the next best thing, where you get the
products first a...
If possible
• Avoid the Need for Financing
• Avoid the Need for Funding
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How to start a business with not much money

  1. 1. How to start a business with not much $$$ By Robin Low
  2. 2. Finding large funds is hard
  3. 3. Yet every project needs money
  4. 4. How to fund it yourself?
  5. 5. 1) Pre-payment • Collect $$$ before making product.
  6. 6. 2. Sell cheaper alternatives to raise funds. • Sell an item related, but lower cost that you can afford. Use profits to slowly buy actual products
  7. 7. 3. Profit Ploughback • Start small, use profits generated to buy more and scale up.
  8. 8. 4. Consignment • If you are getting products, it is possible to sell first and pay manufacturer after the sale.
  9. 9. 5. Leasing If you need own equipment, you may consider leasing instead of purchase, especially if there is a maintenance built in lease package.
  10. 10. 6. Trade Credit • If Consignment is not available, trade credit is the next best thing, where you get the products first and pay back 30, 60 or 90 days later.
  11. 11. If possible • Avoid the Need for Financing • Avoid the Need for Funding

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