How the cost of capital affects your business

10/18/2012 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Investing in a private company carries more risk than investing in a public company, because private companies are more likely to fail. That means an investor needs to be rewarded with a higher rate of return. And that means the cost of obtaining capital is higher for most small companies than it is for most big companies.

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