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Don't Bank On It

Former banker shares secrets for finding funding.

This story appears in the May 1998 issue of Business Start-Ups magazine.

Seeking money to start your business? George Dawson, author of Borrowing to Build Your Business (Upstart Publishing, $16.95, 800-594-3943), has plenty of ideas. With 23 years as a banker under his belt, Dawson knows what bankers look for when making a loan. As owner of small-business finance consulting firm Growing Your Business, in San Antonio, he also knows where to go when banks say no.

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