Grants

Finance

Grants and Loans for Women-Owned Businesses

If you're the owner of a women-owned business, lucky you! These funding sources are targeted directly at you.

3 Commonly Overlooked Ways Business Owners Can Raise Funds

You could get just the injection of cash you need through grant support, business development companies or online lenders.

UPS-Backed Rwandan Blood Deliveries Show Drones' Promise, Hurdles

Delivery company UPS will provide a grant of $800,000 plus logistical support to a partnership including Gavi and robotics company Zipline International Inc.

Crowdfunding, Personal Credit and the 'Bank of Mom and Dad' Are a Few Go-Tos For Cash When VCs Aren't Interested

Only a tiny fraction of startup funding comes from venture capital firms. So what about everyone else? How are growing businesses supporting the rest of their growth needs?

Why Big Brands Are Offering Big Funds to Small Businesses

Small businesses are cashing in from corporate loans and grants.

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