Finding Funding Articles
on October 13, 2014
Why is it so difficult to get a bank loan for your small business these days?
The short answer is risk.
As someone who has worked in banking for many years and managed countless small business loan requests, I understand the mind of a lender. As such, Iâ…Read » Views: 413
on September 30, 2014
Millions of businesses pop up across the U.S. each year. But starting a new business is expensive and beyond the financial means of many. How do innovative entrepreneurs get the money to fund their dreams? Surprisingly, friends and family are the main funding …Read » Views: 1,779
on September 26, 2014
Small-business loans are still difficult to obtain, so it makes sense that when you apply for one, you do all you can to increase your chances of approval. Here are some principles that can help smooth the way to approval.
Go in Prepared
Gone are the â€śfly …Read » Views: 1,087
on September 24, 2014
If you’ve been unsuccessful in your efforts to secure funding for your new venture, an angel investor may be the answer. Angel investors specialize in providing financial backing for small-business owners and entrepreneurs during the startup phase and beyond. …Read » Views: 1,618
on September 23, 2014
You’ve heard that old clichĂ© â€śYou have to spend money to make money.â€ť While there’s some truth to it, spending money doesn’t guarantee youâ€™ll make money from your investment. But thatâ€™s exactly how some fledgling entrepreneurs find themselves in over …Read » Views: 1,441
on September 22, 2014
Raising capitalÂ for your business can be an uphill battle, and a great concept will only get you so far. At some point, you’ll probably have to start pitching your idea to people who have the cash you need to make it a reality. In 2013, angel investors ponied…Read » Views: 843
on September 19, 2014
With small-business lending in its currently tight state, youâ€™ll want to do all you can to increase your chances of a loan approval if you go hunting for cash. To that end, itâ€™s important to understand the biggest financing pitfalls that many small-busines…Read » Views: 853
on September 17, 2014
All entrepreneurs dream of investors emerging from the woodwork begging to help fund their company. Whether youâ€™re a major up-and-comer who has investors salivating to get in on the action or youâ€™ve been hitting the streets pitching to venture capitalists,…Read » Views: 2,139