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Business finance: The old ways of borrowing vs today

08 February 2021 | 2 min read

The old ways of borrowing are fading in popularity as more small businesses embrace new approaches to obtaining business finance. Here’s what has changed.

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Big, bold moves Kiwi small business owners have made in 2020

15 December 2020 | 5 min read

It might not seem like it, but 2020 has been the year of opportunity. These business owners are a testament to the advantages that adversity can bring.

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5 important COVID-19 lockdown lessons from small business owners

24 July 2020 | 4 min read

Business challenges can be ripe with opportunity. Five New Zealand small business owners share their best lessons from COVID-19.

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How to use the COVID-19 lockdown to prime your business for the future

23 April 2020 | 4 min read

Kiwi small businesses are showing resourcefulness amid the COVID-19 lockdown. Three owners reveal how they’re using this time to prime their business for recovery.

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How to improve your credit score

07 February 2020 | 4 min read

Having a poor credit score can slow your business down, limiting your access to finance. A finance professional shares some tips to improve your credit score.

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How tourism operators can attract international visitors

08 January 2020 | 3 min read

Getting your tourism business on the radar of international visitors is no longer just a case of being listed in a travel guide. Try these tourism promotion ideas.

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Customer success story: Animal Natural Health Centre

18 December 2019 | 3 min read

Discover how the small business owner of Animal Natural Health Centre used a Prospa Small Business Loan to grow her business without compromising on her vision.

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How you can use recent tax changes to fuel innovation

06 December 2019 | 3 min read

Got a genius idea to expand your business? Here’s how recent changes to NZ business tax credit policy might help make your innovation plans a reality.

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Customer success story: DNA 1st Solution

13 November 2019 | 3 min read

Find out how Anita Vaafusuaga expanded her family's packing business to help unskilled youth in Auckland by turning to a Prospa Small Business Loan.

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Customer success story: Gorgeous You

23 October 2019 | 3 min read

Find out how Francis Swart of Gorgeous You in Auckland used a Prospa Small Business Loan to achieve her dream of opening her own skincare salon.

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Customer success story: Baker & Son Catering

20 August 2019 | 3 min read

Find out how Alex Grant and Iris Posa, co-owners of Baker & Son Catering, used a Prospa Small Business Loan to support their company's rapid growth.

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6 questions to ask before getting a small business loan

30 July 2019 | 3 min read

Is opportunity knocking at the door of your small business? A small business loan may be just what you need to help you grow your business.

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