Funding

Finance

Surprising Funding Ideas for Your Business

Look at alternative investments, and find new funding ideas for your startup.

Why You Should Do Everything You Can to Self-Fund Your Business

Self-funding allows you to keep control of your business and improve your entrepreneurial skills.

You Don't Need to Leave Your Hometown to Start a Great Business

Forget Silicon Valley. A growing number of entrepreneurs are returning to their roots to build a business.

8 Funny and Relatable Experiences That All Entrepreneurs Go Through

The same things happen to everyone in different ways.

3 Warning Signs That Your Startup Isn't Positioned to Secure Funding

Funding is available. The problem is startups not positioning themselves to attract investors.

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