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Corporate Collateral

You need money. Big companies have money. Here's how to get it.

This story appears in the July 2000 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Finding money to grow your company is as critical to the success of your business as securing customers. But it's probably 10 times more difficult.

The stumbling block is figuring out where to get it. Banks? Venture capitalists? Selling stock? Or something else? Business pundits agree-debt is not the best way to grow a business. Unfortunately, many businesses won't achieve growth that attracts venture capitalists, and angel investors may not provide enough. So who's left?

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