Financing

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The ABCs of Equity Financing
Starting a Business

The ABCs of Equity Financing

An introduction to financing your new business with equity funding
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
What You Need to Know About Funding Your Business Through Friends and Family
Starting a Business

What You Need to Know About Funding Your Business Through Friends and Family

Read this before you approach friends and family to finance your new business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
How to Finance Your Business Yourself
Starting a Business

How to Finance Your Business Yourself

Here's what you need to consider if you're thinking of bootstrapping your business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Reduce These 9 Startup Risks for a Better Shot at Investor Funding
Investors

Reduce These 9 Startup Risks for a Better Shot at Investor Funding

Entrepreneurs can build leverage during negotiations by addressing these common causes of funders' anxieties.
Peter Gasca
How to Find the Right Lending Alternative for Your Small Business
Small Business Lending

How to Find the Right Lending Alternative for Your Small Business

Four reasons you may need to borrow, and alternative lending options for each one.
Kari Luckett
Angels vs. Venture Capitalists: How Do They Think?
Raising Money

Angels vs. Venture Capitalists: How Do They Think?

Before you make your first pitch, it's critical you know the mindset of these two groups.
Lisa Serwin
Startups: Don't Make These 3 Financial Mistakes
Startup Financing

Startups: Don't Make These 3 Financial Mistakes

How you manage your initial funds is critical, especially because many entrepreneurs use their life's savings to make the leap into independence.
Taylor M.
Money Talks: Alternative Financing Might Be Right for Your Business
Financing

Money Talks: Alternative Financing Might Be Right for Your Business

Skipping the bank is now easier -- and more popular -- than ever.
Stephen Sheinbaum
5 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Pitching Their Ideas to Investors
Pitching investors

5 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Pitching Their Ideas to Investors

While entrepreneurs work hard to get a meeting with an investor, not all come prepared.
Arie Abecassis
Financing Face-Off: Debt vs. Equity
Ask the Money Guy

Financing Face-Off: Debt vs. Equity

One offers more money while the other allows for more control. The Money Guy breaks down the pros and cons of each option.
4 Tips for Landing Revenue-Based Financing
Financing

4 Tips for Landing Revenue-Based Financing

No profit? No assets? No problem.
Michelle Goodman
Angels, Venture Capitalists or the Crowd: Who Should Fund Your Startup?
Funding

Angels, Venture Capitalists or the Crowd: Who Should Fund Your Startup?

The availability of capital for entrepreneurs is not the issue anymore, but rather how to access these funds from the angels, VCs or the crowd.
David Drake
This Entrepreneur Plans to Save the World, $1 Trillion at a Time
Impact Investing

This Entrepreneur Plans to Save the World, $1 Trillion at a Time

Jigar Shah wants to help the environment -- and he's getting the money to make it happen.
Dennis Price
What Young People Must Know About Entrepreneurship
Young Entrepreneurs

What Young People Must Know About Entrepreneurship

To prompt more teens and college kids to consider starting a business as a viable career option, clue them in to the following critical factors.
Miles Jennings