Launching a business is a challenge in and off itself, however scaling to a successful and lucrative exit is another ball game entirely! One important factor to achieving this sought after result is to have a deep understanding of the options available to you, which in turn will allow you to choose the best course of action to scale towards a lucrative exit. One of the key decisions to be made for founders is the choice of funding they select – and in todays world VC funding is just the tip of the iceberg. Alternative financing for growth stage businesses is a fast growing field, and offers a non-dilutive option for founders. Choosing the right financing partner can be a tedious affair, as they must align with your vision and values, so as to avoid getting stuck in a relationship which drains your resources. Consultations with experts can help founders unlock value by ensuring that the right funding method is approached in the right way in order to optimize maximizing long term value for founders.