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The Secret to Getting Investors to Fund Your Business

February 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Secret to Getting Investors to Fund Your Business

Any business requires money to start, and one option is to find investors to give you capital. Learn the secret to getting investors to fund your business.

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Why You Should Not Borrow from a Bank to Finance Your Home Business

October 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
Why You Should Not Borrow from a Bank to Finance Your Home Business

Bank loans are one of the ways to finance a business. But bank loans are not right for everyone. Learn why you should not borrow from a bank to start your home business.

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What is an Angel Investor?

October 9, 2011 | By | Reply More
What is an Angel Investor?

What is an angel investor? Here’s a guide on understanding what angel investors are and what they look for when investing in a small business.

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Where to Find Investors: Entrepreneur-Investor Matchup Sites

April 19, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More
Where to Find Investors: Entrepreneur-Investor Matchup Sites

For entrepreneurs looking for financing, several online communities that allow entrepreneurs to find investors (and vice versa) have emerged. These platforms allow entrepreneurs to post their business ideas and pitch to investors that they would never have found in their communities or even their own network. Learn 7 entrepreneur-investor matching communities.

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How to Get Business Funding Without a Personal Guarantee

March 10, 2011 | By | 6 Replies More
How to Get Business Funding Without a Personal Guarantee

As part of the process of borrowing money, many entrepreneurs are finding that lending and financial institutions are requiring them to personally guarantee the payment of the loan. But should you sign a personal guarantee for your business loans? Is there an alternative?

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Before Starting a Business, Save as Much Money as You Can

February 10, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Before Starting a Business, Save as Much Money as You Can

All too often, many small and home-based businesses start without any money saved. Worse, some don’t even have any money at all. Instead, they are putting all their hopes that the business that they are about to start will bring them money.

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List of Crowd Funding Sites

January 10, 2011 | By | 12 Replies More
List of Crowd Funding Sites

If you’re looking to raise money for your business or projects, one important venue to consider is the growing number of “crowd funding” websites. Here’s a list of crowd funding sites to consider.

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Using Crowd Funding Sites to Raise Money for Your Small Business

January 10, 2011 | By | 6 Replies More
Using Crowd Funding Sites to Raise Money for Your Small Business

If you’re looking to raise money for your business or projects, one important venue to consider is the growing number of crowd funding websites. Learn how crowd funding works, and how you can use it to raise the capital you need for your project.

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Finding an Investor for a Startup Small Business

October 12, 2010 | By | Reply More
Finding an Investor for a Startup Small Business

For a new company, it is realistically hard to find an investor that will provide you with the capital that you need to grow. Below are some steps to taken when looking for an investor to finance your startup.

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When a Potential Investor Says “No”

May 17, 2010 | By | Reply More
When a Potential Investor Says “No”

You may have a business idea that you’d think will shake the world. The problem is, you don’t have the money. And for the business to see the light of day, you need investors to provide you with funds you need. But you hear the dreaded word from the investor – “No.” Learn how to turn this rejection into an opportunity to improve your next pitch.

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