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Small Business Credit Still Not Back to Pre-Recession Levels
Lending

Small Business Credit Still Not Back to Pre-Recession Levels

Despite the recent rise in the number of small business loans, small business lending still has not returned to their highs.
Scott Shane
Despite Access to Credit, Many Business Owners Are Reluctant to Take on Debt
Loans

Despite Access to Credit, Many Business Owners Are Reluctant to Take on Debt

A new survey from Sageworks finds that over 75 percent of small-business owners have never applied for a loan.
Laura Entis
Who Is the Right Investor for You? That Depends on Where You Are Now.
Finance

Who Is the Right Investor for You? That Depends on Where You Are Now.

There are five stages of new ventures. Each one will determine who you should seek funding from.
Martin Zwilling
Obama's Student Loan Measure: What You Should Know.
Student Loans

Obama's Student Loan Measure: What You Should Know.

President Obama has signed an executive order to expand eligibility for income-based repayment plans.
Kelli B. Grant
Raising Money for Your Business? Consider These Tips.
Legal Center

Raising Money for Your Business? Consider These Tips.

Being savvy about your time and money can maximize your resources as you bootstrap your business.
Linda Lacina
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Paying Monthly Bills Before the Company Has Earned a Dime
Startup Funding

Paying Monthly Bills Before the Company Has Earned a Dime

How do you survive in a startup's infancy before there's a sale or even a product? See what these nine entrepreneurs did.
Anand Srinivasan
Don't Fall Prey to a Money-Laundering Scheme
Money Laundering

Don't Fall Prey to a Money-Laundering Scheme

Access to capital can pose a challenge ot many a new business. Make sure you obtain financing from legitimate sources.
Arkady Bukh
Google-Backed Lending Club Moves Into Business Lending
Finance

Google-Backed Lending Club Moves Into Business Lending

The online-only, peer-to-peer finance marketplace is expanding its reach.
Catherine Clifford
Get a $250,000 Loan in 24 Hours. But Beware, It's Expensive.
Cash Flow Center

Get a $250,000 Loan in 24 Hours. But Beware, It's Expensive.

New York City-based OnDeck Capital launched a new loan program today that gives small-business owners access to a significant amount of cash in a flash.
Catherine Clifford
How Do I Build a Business Plan? (Infographic)
Business Plans

How Do I Build a Business Plan? (Infographic)

Take a look at this infographic for tips on how to write a great business plan.
Nina Zipkin
Where to Get the Money to Build Your Mobile App
Finance

Where to Get the Money to Build Your Mobile App

You have a great idea for an app, but how do you find the funds you need to develop it?
Rahul Varshneya
Why You Need to Think Twice About Seeking Venture Capital
Starting a Business

Why You Need to Think Twice About Seeking Venture Capital

Entrepreneurs seek venture capital, even though it is financially unattractive. Think twice about jumping in. The water is deep.
Brian Hamilton
A Business Plan for the Startup Economy
Finance

A Business Plan for the Startup Economy

Access to capital is key in helping high-growth startups get off the ground and running. Here are two ways to help get them there.
Karen Mills
Can't Get a VC to Notice You're Alive? 3 Alternative Funding Sources for You.
Finance

Can't Get a VC to Notice You're Alive? 3 Alternative Funding Sources for You.

Nabbing money from outside investors isn't the only way your startup can scale. Here are three other ways to fund your company.
Anisha Sekar