SME-focused LivFin nets venture debt from BlackSoil

LivFin India Pvt. Ltd, a financial technology firm focused on small and medium enterprises (SMEs), has secured $2 million (Rs 14.8 crore) venture debt from BlackSoil.  Rahul Chander, CEO, LivFin, said in a statement that the investment from BlackSoil has validated its processes that use technology to distribute credit.  LivFin, which began operations in 2018, has raised more than $35 …

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How Invoice Financing Can Increase Your Business Cash Flow

Small businesses often face a cash crunch due to operating on tight budgets. Moreover, the constrained lending space for SMEs in India has also not helped small business owners in recent years. While businesses in India are in a routine of extending credit for encouraging more sales, the practice leaves you starved for ready working capital. Due to the lack …

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What’s in Store for The Consumer Electronics Industry of India?

The Indian appliance and consumer electronics market was worth ₹2.05 trillion in 2017. The market is expected to expand by 9 percent CAGR and reach ₹3.15 trillion by 2022. Growing awareness, easier market access and a change in lifestyle habits are the key drivers of growth for the consumer electronics industry. In the coming years, the industry can expect growth …

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LivFin revs up for USD 15m Series A; Receptive to Appointing a financial advisor

LivFin, a Gurgaon, India-based digital lending non-banking finance company (NBFC) focused on supply chain financing, is set to kickstart Series A of up to USD 10m-USD 15m by October this year. The company is looking to sell a minority stake, said Harshad Malhotra, Director & Head – Business, LivFin. The company aims to close the fund raise in the next …

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Expand Your Operations: Supply Chain Financing for Warehousing & Logistics Business

In this age of technology and advancements, everything is connected, and the business is global. Every day, thousands of shipments are exported and imported across the world making this as one of the businesses with dynamic working capital needs. As an owner of the warehousing and logistics business, you might be wanting to get paid in advance for the shipments …

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Make Room for More Opportunities with LivFin Supply Chain Financing Solution

We understand that hospitality is one of the industries that goes through maximum extremes in terms of business because of the various reasons including the location that they are based at, high and peak season for travel in that area, type of hotel (business, leisure, boutique) and more. It is also affected by how the payments are made by the …

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How Manufacturers Can Help Their Suppliers with Supply Chain Finance

Today, India is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world and the manufacturing sector has seen significant gains in terms of growth and capacity. With 45% manufacturing input coming in from SMEs which have been growing at 10% year-on-year surge, factors like rising production costs, new projects, R&D initiatives and acquisitions are a by product of this growth and …

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Tips to Maintain the Steady Cash Flow for Your Business

Small and medium enterprises working as suppliers for larger business entities often develop a culture of ignoring the cash flow while focusing on other business goals and targets. While it is important for an SME to maintain its goodwill with its commercial partners, it is also critical to take stock of “Free Cash Flow” – that is the amount of …

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How Supply Chain Finance Can Unlock Finances for OEM Suppliers in the Rapidly Changing Automotive Industry

With India’s largest passenger vehicle maker announcing the discontinuation of its diesel motors by 2020, the automotive industry is set to witness a tectonic shift in product development. The push for greener, more eco-friendly cars was some time in the making, but now with Maruti Suzuki’s announcement and imminent electric vehicle launches from all automotive majors, the battle lines are …

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Invoice Financing Guide: Tips to Choose the Right Invoice Financing Partner

Being a business owner, we are sure that you must have gone through phases facing cash crunch and it is a fact that you are not the first one to find yourself in this situation. Research shows that globally, 60% of businesses face cash-flow-gaps every year. Well, there is no one particular reason for this issue to occur. It could …

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