Chapter 12

Obtaining Financing and Increasing Cash Flow

In this chapter, we present information regarding obtaining financing and additional ways to increase cash flow. We discuss several internal sources of financing for a company, including reduction of inventory levels, profits, increasing accounts receivable collections, and reviewing accounts payable disbursement policies. Lastly, personal funding from shareholders, family, and friends; external sources of financing, including lending institutions, factoring of accounts receivable, leasing, venture capitalists, and angel investors; and how to calculate the true cost associated with a line of credit are discussed. Several tables display the type of information and calculations involved. ...

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