Business owners frequently face working capital challenges. Supplier payments are a constant concern for SMEs. In manufacturing, trading and services, where lead times are significantly high, businessmen often finance operations by resorting to informal channels of credit. Traders who deal with shorter sales cycles tend to miss out on large orders as they are unable to pay their suppliers large sums of money to make bookings.
Capital Float’s Pay Later works exceptionally well in these cases. Pay Later carries a pre- defined credit facility which is unique to each applicant depending on various factors, for instance, industry the applicant operates in, scale of the applicant’s business and some basic financial metrics. You can make multiple drawdowns from the assigned balance and pay interest only on amounts utilized. By repaying the amount used, you reset the balance for further usage, making Pay Later a flexible, rolling loan product.
For example, if you’ve been provided a credit facility of Rs 1 lakh, you can make up to 4 drawdowns of Rs 25,000 each. Upon your first drawdown, you have a balance of Rs 75,000. You will be charged interest on the drawdown (Rs 25,000) and not the entire amount (Rs 1,00,000). By repaying the amount used, your balance will be restored to Rs 1,00,000.
With Capital Float’s convenient mobile app, you can use this zero-collateral loan product from absolutely anywhere. To make payments, all you need to do is take a photograph of the invoice with your mobile phone and upload it using our app. The vendor is paid on your behalf within 24 hours of the upload.
Pay Later is an incredibly fast and paperless access to credit that works along the similar lines of a credit card. The functionality of this product as the name suggests – use the facility now and simply pay later. Following are the salient features of the product:
1. Get credit of up to Rs. 25 Lacs
With Pay Later, you are eligible for credit of up to Rs. 25 Lacs, which ensures that you’re never short of funds.
2. Easy, hassle-free online application procedure
The entire procedure will take just 10 minutes of your time. To get started, you can sign-up on Capital Float using your desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone. Fill a simple online application form and submit the requested documentation to conclude the process.
3. Get approved in 3 days
Where traditional financial institutions take up to 8-12 weeks, we assess your eligibility and offer you a customized credit amount within 72 hours.
4. Convenient repayment at the end of 30/60/90-day loan term
Pay Later offers three flexible repayment plans that work in accordance to your business cash flows. You can choose to repay loan amounts at the end of 30/60/90 days from the date the loan is utilized. This way, you’re never bogged down by hefty monthly instalments.
5. Pay distributors/suppliers via Capital Float’s convenient mobile app
Make payments with just a few taps on your smartphone via our mobile app that you can download for free from Play Store and App Store. The payment is confirmed instantly, and reaches the vendor’s account in less than 24 hours.
Pay Later is a collateral-free loan product, which means you don’t need to pledge your property or assets to avail the loan. Your credit amount is determined by the potential and profitability of your business.
2. Flexibility in drawdowns:
Pay Later allows you to use a portion of the total amount any time you wish to. For instance, if you have a credit facility of Rs. 10 lakhs, then you can utilise the full amount or a fraction of it at any given time, depending upon your requirement. The user-friendly mobile app efficiently keeps track of your balance, so that you can manage repayments accordingly. You can also draw amounts as low as 25,000 rupees, hence making this product extremely convenient to use.
3. Interest applicable only upon drawdown
You’re required to pay interest only for the amount you’ve utilised and not on the entire credit amount assigned to you.
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Eligibility and Documents
The eligibility criteria for Pay Later is extremely simple. All you need is a small list of documents at the time of application:
- Applicant’s business to have at least 2 years of vintage
- Applicant must purchase from a reputed supplier
- Applicant must have 3 months of transaction data with the supplier
- Audited financials for the last 2 years
- VAT returns and bank documents for the last 6 months
- KYC documents of the applicant as well as the organisation
How to Apply
Applying for credit via Pay Later involves a simple four-step procedure. As long as you have a computer or smartphone and a good internet connection, you can apply from anywhere. Here are the steps involved:
- Apply & get empaneled
Sign up on Capital Float’s website to kick-start the procedure. Fill out the form with your personal and professional details, and click on submit.
2. Upload the necessary documents
The next step involves uploading the requested documents. This includes business vintage of two years along with some basic KYC documents.
3. Receive instant approval
Receive approval on your application within hours. In less than 3 days from the time of application, your credit facility will be set up for your use.
4. Credit facility ready for use
Once your credit amount is determined, you can start using Capital Float’s mobile app to create tranches by uploading invoices and making vendor payments.
Fees and Charges
At Capital Float, we conduct business in the most transparent manner possible. Therefore, you’re only obligated to pay a processing fee of up to 2% for the loan. Rest assured, there are no hidden or pre-closure charges that pop-up during or after your application procedure.