Financing

Financing

Funding Outside the Box

Investigate these alternative sources of capital when it comes to raising money for your business.
Financing

The Pros and Cons of International Funding

If you're desperate to raise growth capital and are striking out on U.S. shores, this wise advice may help you track down the money you need on foreign shores.
IPOs and DPOs

A New Way to Go Public

"Blank checks" make going public more palatable.
Venture Capital

Venture Capitalists See Potential in Green Businesses

VC firms across the country are seeing green in the growing number of environmentally friendly products and companies.
Bank Loans and Microloans

Choosing a Bank to Get a Loan From

Big banks are competing for your business. How can you decide which one is best for you and your company?
Financing

What's It Worth?

Use your inventory or receivables to help fund the growth of your business.
Borrowing from Friends and Family
Loans from Friends and Family

Borrowing from Friends and Family

Tap into this popular source of startup financing.
Financing

Before You Get a Loan . . .

What lenders and investors want to know about you before loaning you money
Loans from Friends and Family

Tap Into Your Network for Business Funding

Looking to raise capital for your new business? Start by approaching the people who know you best.
Financing

Financing an Acquisition

No matter what your reason for buying another business, these smart tips can help make the deal a success.
Financing

The State of Small-Business Funding

From banks to VCs, there's plenty of cash out there for entrepreneurs. But that doesn't mean the road to finding financing has gotten any shorter or smoother.
Venture Capital

Picking the Brains of Venture Capitalists

What do venture capitalists really look for in entrepreneurs? What are some big mistakes they see entrepreneurs making? We asked them these, and other, important questions.
SBA and Government Funding

Financing Incentives in Low-Income Communities

Businesses in low-income communities are receiving cheaper, more flexible financing, thanks to a special tax credit program.
Financing

Splitting Up the Investment Pie

When you're determining ownership stakes among business founders and new investors, how do you do what's fair and equitable for everyone?
Financing

Raising Money Using Convertible Debt

There's debt financing, there's equity financing, and then there's convertible debt. Find out why this third option can work well for startups.
Getting Started

Choosing The Best Funding Strategy For You

There are plenty of strategies you can use to fund your business's growth. The trick is picking the one that suits your company best.
Financing

Realistic Projections That Attract Investors

Trying to get investors interested in your business? Address these 10 factors in your financial projections, and you're sure to attract attention.
Financing

Realistic Projections That Attract Investors

Trying to get investors interested in your business? Address these 10 factors in your financial projections, and you're sure to attract attention.
Financing

Equipment Leasing

Conserve cash by leasing instead of buying.
Bank Loans and Microloans

Asset-Based Loans

Got collateral? Then you could get one of these loans.
Financing

Business Incubators

A home for fledgling businesses, many incubators also provide access to capital.
Self-Financing

401(k) Plans

Finance your business yourself by borrowing from your 401(k) plan.
Financing

Passing The Buck

Managing your cash with factoring
Financing

When Lease Is More

Equipping your new business doesn't have to cost a fortune.
Getting Started

On The Money

Figuring out how much cash you really need to start your business
Financing

Choosing Between Debt and Equity Financing

When it comes to getting outside funding for your startup, you have two routes to take. Our financing expert helps you decide which is best for you.
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