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Art Beroff

30 Recent Stories

What's It Worth?

Use your inventory or receivables to help fund the growth of your business.
August 18, 2006 in Financing

Worth the Price You Pay?

If your search for venture capital feels like it's getting out of hand, maybe you don't need their money after all.
December 1, 2001 in Venture Capital

Can I Get a Little Help Here?

You need experience to hit up investors, but no one said it had to be your own.
November 1, 2001 in Financing

Write Soon

Regardless of whether your investors' intentions are honorable, you can make sure their letter of intent is.
October 1, 2001 in Getting Started

Royalty Treatment

Instead of selling ownership, sell a piece of the revenue stream.
September 1, 2001 in Financing

Out on a Limb

Finding capital in today's battered market means taking risks.
August 1, 2001 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Money Order

Venture capital is within reach, but you have to work for it. Follow these steps to that deal-closing handshake.
July 1, 2001 in Venture and Angel Investors

Keep It Real

Got a good line to feed investors? Don't bother-they've heard it all before.
May 1, 2001 in Financing

Universal Language

U.S. investors aren't the only ones who know a good deal when they see it.
April 1, 2001 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Go Figure!

Ever wonder just what investors are looking for when they pore over all those numbers in your financial statements?
January 1, 2001 in Managing Cash Flow

All Dried Up?

Sweeping changes in stock market bode ill for small-business financing-both public and private.
November 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Power Play

Can your lender pull the plug at any time?
October 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Your Feature Presentation

Be a star when you audition in front of investors for a role in their venture-capital portfolios.
September 1, 2000 in Venture Capital

Your Butt on the Line

Hate to burst your balloon, but you'll have to risk your money to raise money.
July 1, 2000 in Self-Financing

Financial Roulette

Is borrowing from your IRA a healthy risk or a tragic mistake?
June 1, 2000 in Self-Financing

No Hot Air

The SBA's participating securities program proves SBICs can help companies get off the ground.

Many Golden Returns

Warrants promise investors great stock prices In the future--and can get you cash now.
March 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine

B-B-Bad To The Loan

Rough roads ahead have you fearing a loan default? Here are some ways to bargain with your banker.
February 1, 2000 in Bank Loans and Microloans

Board Games

The OTC Bulletin Board: a rung on your way up the Nasdaq ladder or the place where small-time players go to be small-time players?
January 1, 2000 in IPOs and DPOs

It Ain't Over . . .

The IPO may be a done deal--but wait! You're not finished yet.
December 1, 1999 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Synchronize Your Watches

When it comes to going public, timing is everything.
November 1, 1999 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Open To Consultation

Where to turn when your money-raising dilemma is more than you can face alone
October 1, 1999 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Ready Or Not?

Before you start shaking the trees for investors, make sure you're prepared to catch them.
August 1, 1999 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Burnt Offerings?

It's understandable to be bedazzled by the riches you see in other companies' IPOs. But before you follow their lead, make sure your company is cut out for going public.
July 1, 1999 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Highway To Heaven

You don't need to look on high--and low--for angel investors. Try these proven paths.
June 1, 1999 in Angel Investors

Heaven Sent

They're not called angels for nothing.
May 1, 1999 in Angel Investors

Industrial Revolution

Once reserved for large corporations, Industrial Development Bonds are now a source of growth capital for entrepreneurs.
April 1, 1999 in Financing

What's It Worth?

If there's value in your inventory or receivables, you may be able to borrow against it to help fund the growth of your business.
March 1, 1999 in Bank Loans and Microloans

Proceed With Caution!

These six capital-raising mistakes can land your proposal in an investor's circular file.
February 1, 1999 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Earning Curve

Entrepreneurship programs at universities nationwide have capital-hungry business owners heading back to school.
December 1, 1998 in IPOs and DPOs