Financing

The Perils of Short-Term Business Loans
Financing

The Perils of Short-Term Business Loans

Sometimes it makes sense to take a loan at brutal interest rates. More often, it's a sign the business is failing and the time has come to cut losses.
Doug and Polly White
Turn Your Customers Into Investors
Financing

Turn Your Customers Into Investors

Ever hear of Regulation D 506c? If you're raising capital, you'll want to check it out.
Sally Outlaw
The Truth About Bridge Loans
VC

The Truth About Bridge Loans

Need a loan? Ask your investors.
18 Ways to Make Your Financial Model Stand Out to Investors
Financials

18 Ways to Make Your Financial Model Stand Out to Investors

Investors don't buy what they can't read.
David Teten
Venture Capital Confidence Hits Two-Year Low
Venture Capital

Venture Capital Confidence Hits Two-Year Low

The second-quarter Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index was released on Tuesday.
Ari Levy
How to Create a Budget for Your Startup
Starting a Business

How to Create a Budget for Your Startup

Failing to plan financially might mean you're unknowingly planning to fail. Learn how to develop short- and long-range plans to control your cash flow.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
4 Tips to Set You Up for Crowdfunding Success
Crowdfunding

4 Tips to Set You Up for Crowdfunding Success

For small-business owners considering alternative funding options, here are a few basic things to know about crowdfunding.
John Swanciger
Starting a Business

7 Loan Programs Offered by the SBA

If banks turn you down for a standard loan, check out these options from the federal government.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Why You Should Keep Your Personal and Professional Finances Separate
Money

Why You Should Keep Your Personal and Professional Finances Separate

It may be tempting to go all-in on your company, but it's better to play it safe.
Steph Wagner
How to Find and Land Angel Investors
Starting a Business

How to Find and Land Angel Investors

If you're seeking equity funding for your new business, don't forget to look into angel investors.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
The ABCs of Equity Financing
Starting a Business

The ABCs of Equity Financing

An introduction to financing your new business with equity funding
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
What You Need to Know About Funding Your Business Through Friends and Family
Starting a Business

What You Need to Know About Funding Your Business Through Friends and Family

Read this before you approach friends and family to finance your new business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
How to Finance Your Business Yourself
Starting a Business

How to Finance Your Business Yourself

Here's what you need to consider if you're thinking of bootstrapping your business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Reduce These 9 Startup Risks for a Better Shot at Investor Funding
Investors

Reduce These 9 Startup Risks for a Better Shot at Investor Funding

Entrepreneurs can build leverage during negotiations by addressing these common causes of funders' anxieties.
Peter Gasca