Small Business Financing

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This Alternative Financing Avenue Allows You to Tap Into Retirement Funds
Finance

This Alternative Financing Avenue Allows You to Tap Into Retirement Funds

Rollovers as business startups can be a sound capitalization strategy, but it does expose you to a risk of loss of retirement funds.
David Nilssen
Applying for a Short Term Business Loan Online? These 4 Steps Can Protect Your Startup.
Entrepreneur Bank Search

Applying for a Short Term Business Loan Online? These 4 Steps Can Protect Your Startup.

Be informed and know for sure if signing with an unregulated lender is the right option for you.
Ami Kassar
Have a Scary Box of Receipts in Your Office? This Startup Wants to Help You Quickly Organize Your Finances.
Accounting

Have a Scary Box of Receipts in Your Office? This Startup Wants to Help You Quickly Organize Your Finances.

Financial management platform BodeTree is rolling out a feature that allows small-business owners to skip the shoebox full of receipts, skip the accounting software and go directly to a clean, sorted financial dashboard.
Catherine Clifford
Meet the 20 Business Owners Who Just Won $150,000 and a Trip to Google
Growing a Business

Meet the 20 Business Owners Who Just Won $150,000 and a Trip to Google

The winners of this year's Mission Main Street Grants program are the largest group of recipients since the program's start three years ago.
Nina Zipkin
6 Smart Tax Moves to Take Before the End of the Year
Taxes

6 Smart Tax Moves to Take Before the End of the Year

These tips will help you save on your tax bill and put some money into your retirement fund.
John Hewitt
The 5 Things You Need to Land Venture Capital
Business Plans

The 5 Things You Need to Land Venture Capital

Find out what VCs look for before investing in a new company.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Everything You Need to Know About Attracting Venture Capitalists
Business Plans

Everything You Need to Know About Attracting Venture Capitalists

A primer on the types of financing venture capitalists provide and what they look for in a company.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
How to Find an Angel Investor
Business Plans

How to Find an Angel Investor

Angel investors used to be hard to find, but that's no longer true.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
First Time Crowdfunding? Here's What You Need to Know.
Business Plans

First Time Crowdfunding? Here's What You Need to Know.

A quick primer on the pros and cons of crowdfunding your new venture.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
How to Write a Business Plan Banks Can't Resist
Business Plans

How to Write a Business Plan Banks Can't Resist

Here's what your business plan needs if you want startup capital from a bank.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Family Business: The Pros and Cons of Getting Funding From Loved Ones
Business Plans

Family Business: The Pros and Cons of Getting Funding From Loved Ones

If you're thinking about getting friends and family to loan you money to fund your business, read this first.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
This Group Aims to Connect Socially Responsible Startups With 'Retail' Investors
Impact Investing

This Group Aims to Connect Socially Responsible Startups With 'Retail' Investors

The TriLinc Global Impact Fund looks for established social enterprises in stable emerging markets that are ripe for growth capital.
Jessica Pothering
Avoid These 5 Common Small-Business Financing Mistakes
Small Business Financing

Avoid These 5 Common Small-Business Financing Mistakes

Between the hidden fees, overlooked costs and simple misconceptions about true costs, borrowing money is a good place to look for ways to save money.
Eyal Lifshitz
How to Measure Your Company's Overall Financial Health (Infographic)
Small Business Financing

How to Measure Your Company's Overall Financial Health (Infographic)

A new study also found that female- and minority-owned ventures are far less likely to be in good financial health than their male-owned, non-minority counterparts.
Geoff Weiss