Raising cash to start a business can be challenging. Banks aren’t falling over themselves to lend to start-ups and venture capital is not easy to find in NZ.
That means entrepreneurs often have to use their own funds to launch a company, sometimes risking their house and savings.
But don’t let this put off. It’s possible to start a business with very limited resources.
If you’re prepared to make use of technology and accept a few compromises, there’s no reason you can get started on a shoestring. To find out how, read our guide to starting a business on a limited budget.