When you prepare for growth, the work to be done in getting a business to a position where it can take on additional capital need not be too daunting a task. However, nor should it be underestimated.
S.T.A.R.T. by looking at the business afresh, with a questioning mind, so that the answers to the questions a potential shareholder or lender will probably raise are immediately to hand.
Step out from your business
Take a fresh look at prospects and challenges
Analyse your opportunities
Reach for the future
Think about finance