News and Articles About Alternative Financing
Winning VC funding is a gratifying rite of passage that some of the most successful entrepreneurs skipped in favor of funding growth from revenue.
Big banks aren't so good with small loans. There are new options available for getting financing with minimal hassle on friendly terms.
Athletes today are famously well paid and far more business savvy than in years past.
Here we go over several reasons why larger banks are starting to warm up to small-business lending again.
When the bank of mom and dad shuts down, here are some startup funding resources for you.
A men's clothing retailer pawns his Harley-Davidson to keep his store open.
Business owners are optimistic about the U.S. economy improving and want to grow their business, but they face significant hurdles in doing so, a new report shows.
The brothers, famous for their feud over Facebook, have filed papers with the SEC to establish an exchange-traded fund for the online currency.
Crowdfunding platforms are multiplying around the world and the sums that they're raising are growing exponentially.
New funding platforms are eager to ply you with capital and other resources in exchange for a cut of your future success. See if these services are right for you.
After a tumultuous couple of months, the digital currency is turning investors' heads.
Entrepreneur Liz Elam shares her insights on raising capital to launch a startup.
Investor Peter S. Cohan gives us the lowdown about scenarios when a young entrepreneur should turn to investors for funds.
What business owners need to know about receiving the progressive digital currency.
Market research data shows that 308 active crowdfunding platforms raised $2.7 billion last year. In 2013, the industry is expected to raise $5.1 billion. Here's a look at where the rapidly-evolving industry is heading.
Bitcoin represents a way to transfer money anonymously and at no cost.
At a conference in New York City, industry experts shared tips for tapping the crowd.
These steps will put you ahead of the game before you start, and increase your chances of securing funds for your small business.
An initiative by Starbucks and Opportunity Finance Network is pouring small-business funding into private lending institutions
A quick guide to Community Development Financial Institutions: How they work and whether they can help you get money to start your business.
Private equity funding isn't a fit for every business. But even for those where it makes sense, PE firms have been hard to find and research -- until now.
Search funds seek out opportunities to acquire.
Looking to grow or get liquid? If so, private equity might be a better option for you than venture capital.
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