A Scarcity of Funding Options for Small Companies




Funding Options

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Personal contributions and “friends & family” fall short of need.



Banks usually demand significant collateral and impose undesirable covenants.



Many factoring and merchant cash advance firms offer amounts of capital based only upon existing accounts receivable, which may be insufficient funding for growth initiatives.



VCs and private equity firms may press companies for low pre-money valuations and often demand other onerous terms.



Financing requirements of the companies targeted by Seaside are generally too small to be of interest to firms managing massive pools of capital.