Reading Time: 16 minutes Financing a start-up can be a real challenge. One that throws up plenty of questions: Can I secure a bank loan? What government grants are available to me? How much of my own money is it sensible to use? Should I borrow from a friend or family member? There are a lot of considerations to make. And, that’s before you can start worrying about earning enough money to pay it all back. So, in this guide, we’re going to assess what options are available to you as a new entrepreneur. We’ll also take a look at the financial landscape facing start-ups and small businesses today. We hope you find it useful.