Small Business Shuns Outside Financing


Small Business Shuns Outside Financing
E ighty-one percent of small business owners said they have never received outside equity or debt financing, according to a survey by SurePayroll. More than half (55%) of respondents said they had no need and no future plans for external funding.

For those businesses that tapped outside capital, debt financing was most popular, with 40% financing growth through debt and only 29% using equity financing. The remaining respondents obtained a combination of the two.

Source: www.surepayroll.com .

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