For any business to kick start and function smoothly, you will have to pump in money. Sometimes it is not very easy to arrange funds immediately to finance your business. This is when small business loans can come to your rescue. Now a days there are many options that a start up owner can approach for funds, Short-term Loans, Lines of credit, Equipment Loans, startup business loans.

Startup loans are traditional sources of small business funding. Startup loans allow business owners to work with traditional lenders, just as they would with other business loans.

Here’re some tips that will guide you how to get a loan to start a business.

1. Review the value of your startup: Review the cost of your business. This will help you understand your business value and make sure you use the loan for only what is required.

2. Prepare your business plan and review all your documents and registrations: Prepare a good business plan in order to get your loan approval done by the lender. Evaluate your credit score, gather all the necessary documentation, the necessary registrations and make sure they are all in place so that you have higher loan approval chances.

3. What are the loan qualifications?: Loan qualifications differ from bank to bank and as per the loan type. Increase your chances to qualify by improving your credit score, building your assets, and updating your financial projections.

4. Choose the business loan appropriate for your startup: Decide which type of business loan is best for you and your business based on your eligibility requirements, terms and costs.

5. Apply and close the loan process: Once you choose the right lender, make sure you read all the terms and conditions by the bank before you accept the offer. Keep in touch with your lender throughout the loan process for a smooth closure.

Startup Business Loans by the Government of India

  • MSME Business Loans in 59 Minutes
  • MUDRA Loans
  • Credit Guarantee Fund Scheme for Micro and Small Enterprises
  • National Small Industries Corporation Subsidy
  • Credit Link Capital Subsidy Scheme for Technology Upgradation
  • Standup India

Additional reading: Government Loans for Small Business Startup in India