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10 Reasons Investors Don’t Invest in Start-Ups

- May 23, 2012 4 MIN READ

For many early stage businesses in Australia, access to funding is the number one barrier to growth. With most young businesses having little by the way of tangible assets, heading down the bank path often leads to a dead end. Investor sentiment suggests that money isn’t the problem; the common challenge investors face is finding suitable businesses to invest in. With little done in Australia to educate small business owners on becoming investor ready, it’s no wonder so few entrepreneurs access the level of funding they require.