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

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
Business Optimization

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?
Aaron Agius
Why Big Brands Are Offering Big Funds to Small Businesses
Ready To Launch

Why Big Brands Are Offering Big Funds to Small Businesses

Small businesses are cashing in from corporate loans and grants.
Michelle Goodman
Hometown Glory: Get Startup Grants and Seed Investments From Your City
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Hometown Glory: Get Startup Grants and Seed Investments From Your City

Think globally, but get your financial start locally.
Michelle Goodman
Grants May Be Free, But They Do Come at a Price
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Grants May Be Free, But They Do Come at a Price

Here are four things entrepreneurs should know about this type of funding, along with some best practices.
Martin Zwilling
The Feds Have $2.5B Available to Fund Innovative Small Companies
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The Feds Have $2.5B Available to Fund Innovative Small Companies

The Small Business Administration is crisscrossing the nation to educate entrepreneurs about how to apply for grants focused on early stage companies.
Kedma Ough
5 Ways Small Businesses Can Afford a Big-Time Trade Show
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5 Ways Small Businesses Can Afford a Big-Time Trade Show

Trade shows are an opportunity for upstart companies to show their stuff and make vital connections but the cost of entry is steep.
Kedma Ough
Thank You for Your Service - 4 Business Funding Programs for Veterans
Veteran Entrepreneurs

Thank You for Your Service - 4 Business Funding Programs for Veterans

A grateful nation gives its warriors at least a bit of help making the transition from military life to launching their own businesses.
Kedma Ough
Chase to Give Away $3 Million in Grants in Contest for Small Businesses
Finance

Chase to Give Away $3 Million in Grants in Contest for Small Businesses

The bank is looking to give 20 U.S. small businesses $150,000 in grants.
Benjamin Kabin
How Matched-Savings Grants Help Thrifty Entrepreneurs Realize Their Dreams
Grants

How Matched-Savings Grants Help Thrifty Entrepreneurs Realize Their Dreams

Programs around the nation will double the savings of low-income entrepreneurs working to start a business.
Kedma Ough
The Government Might Fund Your Idea Before Anybody Else Will
Grants

The Government Might Fund Your Idea Before Anybody Else Will

Competition for the money is fierce but the federal government allocates $2B a year in grants for early stage ideas few investors will touch.
Kedma Ough
Is Your Business Eligible for a Government Grant?
Finance

Is Your Business Eligible for a Government Grant?

It just might be. Here's how to win one at a local, state or federal level.
Michelle Goodman
Google's Eric Schmidt to Give $1 Million to Help Tech Savvy Organizations Solve Problems
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Google's Eric Schmidt to Give $1 Million to Help Tech Savvy Organizations Solve Problems

Schmidt says he's putting his money where his mouth is as he promotes his book, The New Digital Age.
Laura Entis
SBA Shows High-Tech Startups Some Love
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SBA Shows High-Tech Startups Some Love

The U.S. Small Business Administration, widely considered near useless to high-tech startups, has made two efforts in as many weeks to woo this innovative group of entrepreneurs.
Catherine Clifford