Business

Financing your SME business via selling equity

This article speaks to the criteria and process for a Small & Medium Enterprise (SME) and other startups to list shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.


Every small business needs capital to operate. Initially, that capital could come from debt financing, or selling founders’ equity to family and friends, venture capital or a private equity firm.


However, listing a company on the stock exchange is another way to raise long term funds or provide an exit to early investors.