Financing Options

How to be 'bankable'

Provided by The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), Strategic Partner for the SME Knowledge UAE ‘How to be bankable’ is a question that raises a few concerns among businesses. Well, Banks don't loan money to just anybody; they want to be sure that the business they are lending to is committed and responsible enough to pay them back. Simply by fulfilling the requirements below, you could raise your chances of  getting an ‘in principle’ approval for credit: 1....

Attracting finance - a case of walk, don’t run!

Provided By Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB), Strategic Partner for the SME Knowledge UAE   It’s inevitable that owners of SMEs will be attracted by the wealth of glamorous associations surrounding the word ‘entrepreneur’ – but the reality is that when it comes to getting finance from angel investors or a bank, it’s far more productive to focus on a cluster of much more down-to-earth essentials. Here’s an action checklist of the factors that...

Raising the Bar: the role of Asset Refinancing

Provided By Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB), Strategic Partner for the SME Knowledge UAE   All too many SMEs in quest of further funding forget the potential value of releasing the cash tied up in company assets - which can be a powerful strategy for supercharging liquidity and sourcing valuable development capital. Yet for many top-performing businesses, remortgaging existing assets is standard practice and ensures that maximum value is derived from plant and premises alike. SME Advisor...

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SME support organizations

Successful businesses start with a creative idea, which is believed by its owner to turn into a public enterprise that serves his community and meets his ambition. This, however, needs business incubators that provide financial and technical services, marketing consultations, training programs and facilities for obtaining licenses etc. Business incubators and small and medium enterprises (SME) support organizations are an environment dedicated to helping male and female entrepreneurs...

Liquidity Ratios

Provided by Potential.com, Content Partner for SME Knowledge UAE   This video talks about the liquidity ratios where it shows its two types, the current and quick ratios, explaining each type, what it measures and how to be calculated. For more videos, please visit our website http://www.potential.com This video is part of the Khalifa Fund training Program, a free online training program that supports and supplies SMEs with free seminars, funding opportunities and exposure!...

Inventory Turnover Ratio

Provided by Potential.com, Content Partner for SME Knowledge UAE   This video talks about the inventory turnover ratio, part of the operating ratios used to measure the efficiency of company's performance, showing what it measures and how is it calculated. For more videos, please visit our website http://www.potential.com This video is part of the Khalifa Fund training Program, a free online training program that supports and supplies SMEs with free seminars, funding...

Company Investors Guidelines

Provided by Potential.com, Content Partner for SME Knowledge UAE   Venture capital is the most common growth funding for SME's. What do they want in their target companies? Venture capital investment guidelines will help us to be prepared to meet these investors and will give us an idea about what they are looking for.  

What is required to manage our financials well?

Provided by Potential.com, Content Partner for SME Knowledge UAE Understand the difference between traditional and innovative approaches to managing financials.

Why is it important to manage our financials?

Provided by Potential.com, Content Partner for SME Knowledge UAE Understand the importance of proper financial management and applying accounting methods.      

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