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.
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?
A must-read small business book is Ken Boyar’s The Practical Dreamer: Do’s and Don’ts of Mastering a Small Business. Boyar’s book will help you understand how proper financial planning can spell the success of your business.
Tax preparation season is just around the corner, which means it’s time to get out the books and go over your small business operations as you prepare all those required tax forms. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of hiring a tax professional full time.
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.
Getting ready to file your first tax return for your new business? Regardless of what type of business you started last year, there are some important things that you should be doing to get ready to file your first return.
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.
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.
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.
“Winging it” is the name of the game for many home business entrepreneurs. More often than not, many decide to start a business without preparation or sufficient information or experience. Learn why you need to have a financial plan and the benefits it can give your small or home-based business.