News and Articles About Startup Financing
A look at what's hot and what's not, when it comes to the industries attracting the most funding.
For startups seeking critical seed money, business-plan competitions can be both a blessing and a curse.
Why a good showing among two recent public offerings could bode well for fast pace startups.
Doing the opposite of what others expect is sometimes the fastest ticket to success. We spoke with Alexa von Tobel of LearnVest about why she started up a financial site in the midst of the worst recession since the Great Depression.
Don't let the tech and start-up blogs fool you, finding an investor to part with big money is neither common nor easy. Here, the co-founder of CrowdTwist gives his top lessons for success.
In starting up, whatever you do, do not miss an opportunity to meet tastemakers like Sir Richard Branson. Here's how two young founders met the billionaire and won him over.
In starting up a social venture, your charitable mission is often clear. But impact investors want to know your organization will last. Here, 3 tips to make it happen.
In starting up a social venture, your social mission is often clear. But impact investors want to ensure that your organization will last. Here are three tips for making everyone happy.
Even as the shark-infested TV show can be intimidating, the business lessons are plentiful. Here are some inspired tips that even off-camera entrepreneurs can learn.
The ties you form early will help mold you in life and in business. Here's how to keep your parents happy and on your side while you're starting up.
Even as the shark infested TV show can be intimidating, the business lessons are plentiful. Here are some inspired tips that even off-camera entrepreneurs can learn.
The large influx of cash can help launch your business, just make sure you can stay in the driverâs seat.
An Initial Public Offering includes advantages and disadvantages on a grand scale.
How to get your business off the ground with cash from several startup sources.
Equipment leasing can help you grow your business when you are short on cash.
If your business in an economically distressed area, this special funding source could help you find money for your business.
Need a little cash to grow? The Small Business Administration has microloans to help.
Need cash fast? It can be had -- if you're willing to put future sales on the line.
A business loan from the bank is one of the most traditional forms of startup funding.
The SBA's got your back. With an SBA-guaranteed loan, they'll guarantee as much as 80 percent of the principle.
Prospective investors hesitant to provide cash? Ask if they will guarantee a loan.
Government-backed financing can help you buy a new location or update your current business.
Don't want to allow investors to own your business? Pledge a cut in revenue instead.
The SBA doesn't just guarantee loans. It backs venture capital funds, too.
If you can get in, these organizations can help turn your startup into a successful company.
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