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Raising Start-Up Cash

A fledgling business is a dream with a price tag. Want someone to pick up the tab? Here's how.

By Amy Rauch Neilson

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(YoungBiz.com) - Did you ever hear the saying "It takes money to make money"? It's true. Starting your own business takes cash--and that can be a problem if you don't have any. But if you're serious about starting a business, there are ways to raise those start-up funds.

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James Carpenter had a dream to start his own dance business. Getting started was low-cost enough for the Louisville, Colorado, 'trep, who gave private lessons for would-be cheerleaders preparing for tryouts.

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