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Creative Financing

Here's where to find the money in a credit crunch.

This story appears in the June 2009 issue of Start Up.

With so many experienced, capable people getting cut loose by corporate employers, there has never been a larger pool of potential entrepreneurs. But with the implosion of so many banks and the continuing credit crunch, there has also never been a tougher time to find financing for a startup. So those looking to launch a have to be creative when looking for funding.

Fortunately, some places are still looking to help fund a business. There may be less of it, but the money is still out there. Here are a few nontraditional mattresses for you to look under.

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