Most businesses need capital before they can really get going. As a small business owner, you generally need equipment, materials and stock, as well as money to pay salaries, rent, telephone, etc until your business becomes profitable. (Refer to Factsheets)
Below are links that can be used to guide you in the decision of financing one's business
Before you make an application for finance, talk to the lender about exactly what sort of information they require - so that you can get a response to your application as quickly as possible.