Finding Funding Articles
on January 9, 2015
Even the smallest home-based businesses require some startup capital, but not having the credit to get a loan shouldn’t stop anyone from pursuing their dream. If you’ve put yours on hold due to a lack of funding, check out these six options.
Use Your Credit Ca…Read » Views: 778
on December 12, 2014
Are you a high-tech startup seeking funding for R&D to bring your ideas to market? Be sure to check out the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program administered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
SBIR funding helps take cutting-edge…Read » Views: 617
on December 5, 2014
When it’s time to expand your business, it’s easy to reach for the credit cards to get the cash you need. But is it smart? We talked to Sam Thacker, President of Business Finance Solutions, who has 18 years of finance and banking experience. Here&r…Read » Views: 709
on December 4, 2014
Thousands of small-business owners are looking for grants to fund their startup businesses. But the reality is that these grants are as rare as hen’s teeth. Those that do exist are usually earmarked for businesses that fall within very narrow socioeconomi…Read » Views: 1,821
on December 3, 2014
Whether you’re looking to launch a snazzy new mobile app or build a resort, investors are all looking for the same basic things — marketability, sustainability, good planning, and passion.
It simply isn’t enough to have a great idea. Investors want to k…Read » Views: 1,048
on November 24, 2014
Since the 2008 financial crash, banks have been reluctant to loan money to small businesses. And while SMB lending is finally starting to rebound, entrepreneurs may still struggle to secure the capital needed to launch a new business venture. In fact, a recent…Read » Views: 882
on November 19, 2014
In September, the Economic Development Agency of the U.S. Commerce Department announced it will give more than $2.5 million to the HOPE Inside Small Business Empowerment Initiative (SBEI). The money will go to fund free classes and technical support for small-…Read » Views: 799
on November 5, 2014
Women- and minority-owned businesses are more likely than white-male-owned firms to depend on personal finances and credit cards to finance startup and expansion. These businesses are significantly less likely to seek financing from an outside source such as b…Read » Views: 2,388