B2B Financing: How to Avoid Common Pitfalls and Ensure a Successful Financial Partnership

In Q3 2023, venture capital investment in fintech companies dropped 36% to $6 billion, a blow to B2B SaaS entrepreneurs amid tighter venture financing and stricter banking rules. The surge in subscription models further tightens cash flow. Businesses are adapting to diverse financing approaches.

Ratio Team
January 31, 2024

Understanding Recurring Revenue Financing: A Comprehensive Guide for SaaS Businesses

SaaS businesses are booming, thanks to their flexible payment models that attract deals but result in smaller, steadier revenue streams. This often puts a strain on this industry as they wait for revenue to build up. Recurring Revenue Financing (RRF) offers a pivotal solution in this scenario.

Ratio Team
January 23, 2024

The Entrepreneur's Roadmap to Acquiring Non-Dilutive Funding

Fundraising stands as a pivotal element in company development, impacting growth, profitability, expansion, sustainability, financial autonomy, and mentorship. At the crossroads of these factors, two fundraising choices emerge: non-dilutive and dilutive funding. Equity financing, while attractive, comes with its set of complexities. Non-dilutive funding offers a potential solution for those seeking to sidestep its intricacies. This article delves into non-dilutive funding options, their pros and cons, and strategies for securing it for businesses.

Ratio Team
December 7, 2023

6 Red Flags to Watch for When Evaluating Recurring Revenue Financing Partners

The global revenue-based financing market size is projected to reach over $42MM by 2027. And why not? Recurring Revenue Financing (RRF) is, after all, a compelling alternative for businesses looking to secure quick growth capital without the drawbacks of traditional financing.

Ratio Team
October 20, 2023

Three Untapped Sources of Working Capital for Your SaaS Business

SaaS companies facing high burn rates and limited working capital should aim to target a 12- to 18-month runway to effectively manage their accelerated cash consumption. To maintain financial stability, businesses often turn to traditional funding options such as venture capital or loans, which can be fiercely competitive and come with strings attached.

Ratio Team
October 17, 2023

Top Alternative to VC Funding for Entrepreneurs - TBF

In the fast-paced startup finance arena, Venture Capital has traditionally reigned supreme—but not without strings like equity dilution and loss of control. In a telling shift, VC funding plummeted to $76 billion in Q1 2023, down 53%.

Ratio Team
September 1, 2023

3 Top Revenue-Based Financing Solutions in the USA

The US is home to over 32 Revenue-Based Financing (RBF) companies collectively managing 57+ distinct funds totaling more than $4.31 billion in capital. This growth is driven mainly by the demand for subscription-based payments.

Ratio Team
August 9, 2023

Revenue-Based Financing: A Powerful Tool for CEOs

Revenue-Based Financing is an innovative way to secure funding while simultaneously mitigating risk and maintaining control. As a leader, embracing RBF demonstrates your commitment to exploring diverse funding options and encourages your team to think creatively about how to tackle financial challenges.

Carlos Chou
May 19, 2023

True Sale Based Financing: Why it Matters

True Sale Based Financing (TBF) is a transaction where cash-generating assets (accounts receivable, annual contracts, multi-year contracts, etc.) are fully transferred from a seller to a buyer for a purchase consideration. Understand the value of true sale based financing and why it matters to the long term success of your company.

Ashish Srimal
May 9, 2023

How Can ASX Listed Companies Use True Sale Based Financing to Meet Appendix 4C Mandates?

ASX companies under Appendix 4C mandates can use True Sale Based Financing (TBF) to convert longer term contracts with staggered cash flows into instant cash. The standard accounting treatment for True Sale makes it possible to substantially boost short-term cash flows.

Ashish Srimal
April 25, 2023