Art Beroff

30 Recent Stories


What's It Worth?

Use your inventory or receivables to help fund the growth of your business.
Venture Capital

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.

Can I Get a Little Help Here?

You need experience to hit up investors, but no one said it had to be your own.
Getting Started

Write Soon

Regardless of whether your investors' intentions are honorable, you can make sure their letter of intent is.

Royalty Treatment

Instead of selling ownership, sell a piece of the revenue stream.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Out on a Limb

Finding capital in today's battered market means taking risks.
Venture and Angel Investors

Money Order

Venture capital is within reach, but you have to work for it. Follow these steps to that deal-closing handshake.

Keep It Real

Got a good line to feed investors? Don't bother-they've heard it all before.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Universal Language

U.S. investors aren't the only ones who know a good deal when they see it.
Managing Cash Flow

Go Figure!

Ever wonder just what investors are looking for when they pore over all those numbers in your financial statements?
Entrepreneur Magazine

All Dried Up?

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

Power Play

Can your lender pull the plug at any time?
Venture Capital

Your Feature Presentation

Be a star when you audition in front of investors for a role in their venture-capital portfolios.

Your Butt on the Line

Hate to burst your balloon, but you'll have to risk your money to raise money.

Financial Roulette

Is borrowing from your IRA a healthy risk or a tragic mistake?
SBA and Government Funding

No Hot Air

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

Many Golden Returns

Warrants promise investors great stock prices In the future--and can get you cash now.
Bank Loans and Microloans

B-B-Bad To The Loan

Rough roads ahead have you fearing a loan default? Here are some ways to bargain with your banker.
IPOs and DPOs

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?
Entrepreneur Magazine

It Ain't Over . . .

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

Synchronize Your Watches

When it comes to going public, timing is everything.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Open To Consultation

Where to turn when your money-raising dilemma is more than you can face alone
Entrepreneur Magazine

Ready Or Not?

Before you start shaking the trees for investors, make sure you're prepared to catch them.
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.
Angel Investors

Highway To Heaven

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

Heaven Sent

They're not called angels for nothing.

Industrial Revolution

Once reserved for large corporations, Industrial Development Bonds are now a source of growth capital for entrepreneurs.
Bank Loans and Microloans

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.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Proceed With Caution!

These six capital-raising mistakes can land your proposal in an investor's circular file.
IPOs and DPOs

Earning Curve

Entrepreneurship programs at universities nationwide have capital-hungry business owners heading back to school.

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