Obtaining a small business financing is not a one time activity. It is always needed especially when the needs arise. You may decide to expand or improve your business, and this decision includes money. You cannot do this without the need of raising additional capital.
But raising a capital must require you to exercise extra caution. A wrong decision or plan can cause you a lot of trouble.
During start up, raising an external fund is really necessary and understandable. Of course, you can’t start a business without working capital. It must be needed for the start up. However, for expansion and improving of business, you must be careful in raising an external fund for this. You must organize your finances first and make sure it can sustain you while on transitional stage. Understand that there is a big risk involve in raising external funding and learn how to manage it properly.