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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.
Small Business Financing
Why Equity Funding May Not Be the Best Loan Choice for Your Small Business
Four questions to ask to ensure you're going after the right type of loan.
Larry Baker and Charlie Tribbett
New Report Reinforces How Risky Franchising Can Really Be
There's no easy path to success. Even one in six franchisees who land SBA loans wind up with failing businesses.
Square Raises More Money to Make Small-Business Loans
In April, Square advanced nearly $25 million in capital.
4 Smart Money Habits to Help You Earn Your First Million Dollars
Wealth accumulates through restrained spending, well-managed debt and sober investment. Success is enjoying the process.
Merchant Cash Advance
Getting a Merchant Cash Advance Is Easy But Repayment Can Be Onerous
The short-term financing is sensible for investments that will generate more revenue but a serious burden if cash flow remains flat.
When Seeking an SBA Loan, Remember the 5 C's
Banks analyze these five factors to determine whether to approve your small business loan application.
This Group Aims to Level the Playing Field for Men and Women Business Owners Around the World
Root Capital evaluates business on 8 metrics to ensure gender equality, and the results help businesses and communities at large.
Why Small Businesses Don't Want a Loan
The reason may be due to uncertainties caused by the financial crisis and how home values have fallen so much.
The Nitty-Gritty Truth About Loans From Family and Friends
The risks enter into emotional as well as financial turf. Here's how to protect these relationships.
Entrepreneur Bank Search
Choosing a Lender? Watch Out for These Costly Traps.
Eager entrepreneurs in search of startup capital should be especially wary of unnecessary services during the small-business loan process.
Think Carefully Before Seeking Funding (Infographic)
Ask yourself some simple questions before you pursue funding.
This Startup Will Give You a Loan -- But There's a Twist
Able, the brainchild of two Harvard MBAs, requires borrowers to raise the first quarter of their loan amount from friends and family.
Need a Loan? Let's Look at Your LinkedIn Profile First.
The startup Earnest, which has $15 million in financing from big-name investors, has an alternative way of determining who qualifies for a personal loan.
Business Lesson from the Success of the 'Fast and Furious' Franchise
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