Small Business Financing

News and Articles About Small Business Financing

Why Big Brands Are Offering Big Funds to Small Businesses
Ready To Launch

Why Big Brands Are Offering Big Funds to Small Businesses

Small businesses are cashing in from corporate loans and grants.
Michelle Goodman
Top 5 End-of-Year Tax Strategies for Small Businesses
Taxes

Top 5 End-of-Year Tax Strategies for Small Businesses

The time to think about tax season isn't at the first of the year -- it's all year long. These five strategies can help.
Garrett and Deborah Gregory
4 Tips for Managing a Seasonal Sales Cycle
Seasonal Businesses

4 Tips for Managing a Seasonal Sales Cycle

Are your sales down during the dark days of winter or the heat waves of summer? Consider these tips to manage a seasonal sales cycle.
Marc Glazer
The Real Reason Banks Deny Loans to Many Small-Business Owners
Small Business Lending

The Real Reason Banks Deny Loans to Many Small-Business Owners

Do you know your business credit score? And what are you doing to raise it?
Levi King
Why It's a Bad Idea to Mingle Small-Business and Personal Banking
Small-business Banking

Why It's a Bad Idea to Mingle Small-Business and Personal Banking

You think opening separate accounts for your new business is a hassle? Just wait until you do your taxes or try getting a loan without a business credit history.
Jay DesMarteau
The Secret Credit Score Every Business Owner Should Know About, and How to Build Yours
Small Business Finance

The Secret Credit Score Every Business Owner Should Know About, and How to Build Yours

It's really, really, important. So, learn what it means to your company's future.
Kari Luckett
4 Reasons 'Alternative Financing' May Be Right for Your Business
Small Business Financing

4 Reasons 'Alternative Financing' May Be Right for Your Business

Are your revenues less than $5 million? A traditional bank may reject you faster than you can say 'underwriter.'
Larry Baker and Charlie Tribbett
Busting 5 Myths About Small-Business Lending
Small Business Financing

Busting 5 Myths About Small-Business Lending

The crucial funding you need is available and not just from angels and VCs.
Jared Hecht
Why Isn't Access to Credit for Small Business Improving in 2015?
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Why Isn't Access to Credit for Small Business Improving in 2015?

Some 50 percent of small businesses that applied for financing in 2014 haven't yet received it.
David Nilssen
8 Ways to Make Certain Optimism Doesn't Blind You to Signs You're Going Broke
Business Optimization

8 Ways to Make Certain Optimism Doesn't Blind You to Signs You're Going Broke

Never stop believing you will succeed and never stop watching for signs you are failing.
Jared Hecht
How to Finance Your Business Yourself
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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.
Why Equity Funding May Not Be the Best Loan Choice for Your Small Business
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
How to Find the Right Lending Alternative for Your Small Business
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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
Financing Your Small Business Through a Family Office
Small Business Financing

Financing Your Small Business Through a Family Office

This oft-overlooked option might be the key to getting your company the funding it needs.
Adam Aronson