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New partnership between EthiCap & WorldFirst UK ltd

  We are an international company and target international businesses. International payment and currencies hedging have been keeping on top of the strategy to maintain profit and secure margin. In order to offer the best solutions for businesses, we are keen to announce a new partnership between EthiCap and World First UK Limited. World First […]

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Strategy: 3 reasons to sharpen your bookkeeping

  From our own experience, we come accross CEOs of small businesses with boards of advisors and investors who are growth seekers. In order to support this growth within the next 3 years, they consider and expect both funding and financing solutions. These CEOs handle a large range of tasks i.e administration, business and product development, financial management […]

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Outsourced Cash Flow Management

  For any SME, a sharp Cash Flow Management is a must have. The invoice planning gives the right picture of your expected income statement. Unfortunately this is the accounting point of view far from the reality of your bank accounts. Unexpected cash out or delays of customer payments might put forward needs in financing. […]

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Cash Management & Credit conditions

  Even if the level of cash has been recovering after the credit crisis, many businesses have been forced to delay their payments. Rigorous cash management is crucial to make your business sustainable and enhance your financial results. However delaying payments over due dates is not the right strategy. Let’s see why. Usually, the first financial […]

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Working Capital Financing

  After tight credit conditions Working Capital Financing has become for SMEs even more challenging. Businesses are struggling to recover enough free cash flow for securing their production. In the short run, the capacity to speed up by investing, hiring or purchasing is the key to satisfy customers and build a long term relationship. So financial directors have to consider, and theoritically […]

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Raising Venture Capital

  Raising Venture Capital remains a strong accelerator for StartUps. It results from a clear business strategy. What are the key factors for  building a successful roundtable? How to attract investors and what are the tools to compute your company valuation? EthiCap has been invited in Caen (France – Normandy) for answering these questions. Last week, […]

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Outsourced CFO in France and UK

  Since 2008, the competitivity gap between French and British governments’ policies has been widening. Ability to generate growth will not anymore come from unlimited public spending. Enhancing the capacity of businesses to invest is precisely what United Kingdom has been deeply working out. Setting up or developping a business requires trust and long-term vision. […]

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SEIS Funding

  During the last few years, the European governments are struggling to reduce their budget deficit while enhancing their country’s economic growth. In UK, the government has been putting investment forward, and simply proved it. The SEIS – Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme – represents the enhancement of the fiscal policy which encourages private investors to […]

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Equity Warrants for Funding

  Most of directors of StartUps and prospective investors disagree on company valuation. Pretty common in today’s environnment… Negociation remains a challenging step for an early-stage company. A strong relationship with investors can lead to success but it remains fragile, especially when valuation is spotted and discussed. This article aims to provide few ideas for […]

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Hedging EUR/GBP – Macro outlook

  Monetary policies have been regulating financial markets. From the Federal Reserve with its Quantitative Easing programmes to the European Central Bank with its LTRO (Long Term Refinancing Operation), record low interest rates have been giving a fragile feeling of confidence to operators. In Britain, the new Bank of England governor Mark Carney puts emphasis […]

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