Finding Funding Articles
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Starting up a small business and looking for funding? There are three primary ways to fund your business: bank loans, private equity, and speculative investments. But within those three groups, there are variations. For instance, bank lenders may be mortgage l…Read » Views: 288
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: 596
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: 1,846
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
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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: 1,754
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: 1,555
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: 947
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: 966