With higher profitability than traditional SME finance and lower risk than traditional venture capital, this sector has been named the "growth finance sector".
Thus, a new, distinct asset class, offering a new avenue for diversification, is available to investors. Small business success factors: the role of education and training. As a result, banks may now be able to offer more loans, faster and in larger amounts, and reduce previously high security requirements.
London: Demos, pp. Perception of success and its effect on small firm performance. Impact of sources of finance on the growth of SMEs: evidence from Pakistan. Importance[ edit ] The economic and banking importance of the small and medium enterprise SME sector is well recognized in academic and policy literature.
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