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6 Tips for Navigating Online Lending Options
Startup Funding

6 Tips for Navigating Online Lending Options

Smart advice to help you apply for and land an online loan for your small business
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
You Want to Start a Business -- How Should You Finance It?
Fundraising

You Want to Start a Business -- How Should You Finance It?

Steering through fundraising pitfalls can be the life or death of your company.
Mark Abell
Online Small-Business Lending Is Set to Bounce Back
Alternative Financing

Online Small-Business Lending Is Set to Bounce Back

This year, expect a more diversified approach and better user experience to help fintech recover from a downbeat 2016.
Eyal Lifshitz
When Raising Capital For Your Business, Bigger Checks Are Not Always Better
Raising Capital

When Raising Capital For Your Business, Bigger Checks Are Not Always Better

For lots of smaller businesses, bootstrapping and micro-VC might be a better option.
Jeff Harbach
5 Tips to Improve Your Odds of Getting a Small Business Loan
Small Business Loans

5 Tips to Improve Your Odds of Getting a Small Business Loan

You aren't going to walk into your local bank, fill out a loan application and get approved on the spot. So, start yours right away. As in today.
Anna Johansson
Hard Truths and Tips About Borrowing From Friends and Family
Business

Hard Truths and Tips About Borrowing From Friends and Family

If you're planning to get a loan from friends or family, find out what can go wrong before money exchanges hands.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
7 Tips for Choosing the Right Lending Options to Stock Your Holiday Shelves
Funding

7 Tips for Choosing the Right Lending Options to Stock Your Holiday Shelves

Know what funding options are available to you.
Amit Mathradas
Is Yours a Woman-Owned Business? Get Your Fair Share of Available Loans.
Women Entrepreneurs

Is Yours a Woman-Owned Business? Get Your Fair Share of Available Loans.

#1 of 6 tips: If you see the phrase 'total cost of capital,' run the other way.
Evan Singer
Why Amazon Wants to Help You Save Money On Student Loans
Money

Why Amazon Wants to Help You Save Money On Student Loans

The ecommerce giant is offering discounted student loans in a bid to grow its Prime Student subscription program, but is it a smart move?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Uber Raises $1.15 Billion Leveraged Loan
Uber

Uber Raises $1.15 Billion Leveraged Loan

Turning to the leveraged loan market, which was previously exclusive to more established companies, allows Uber to take advantage of historically low interest rates while keeping venture capital backers happy by not further diluting their equity.
Multiple Owners? Here's How to Prepare for Your Loan Application.
Small Business Loans

Multiple Owners? Here's How to Prepare for Your Loan Application.

Follow these steps before filling out that loan application if you're one of several owners of a business in need of a loan.
Jared Hecht
8 Ways to Get the Most From a Business Credit Card
Small Business Credit

8 Ways to Get the Most From a Business Credit Card

Using a business credit card isn't just easier than getting a conventional back loan, it has many more benefits.
Levi King
Demystifying 11 Fundamentals for Financing Your Business
Financing

Demystifying 11 Fundamentals for Financing Your Business

At some point most businesses will need an infusion of capital, here are the most common ways to get it.
Brenton Hayden
Lending Club Under Probe by U.S. Justice Dept, Receives Subpoena
Legal

Lending Club Under Probe by U.S. Justice Dept, Receives Subpoena

Monday's filing indicated that Lending Club had repurchased an additional $3.8 million in loans during the first quarter that did not meet investor criteria.
Often borrowed from a bank, credit union or private agency, loans help entrepreneurs and business owners start or sustain businesses by lending a sum of money that is paid back with interest. Raising enough capital is key for an entrepreneur looking to start his or her own business. There are a number of loans available so understanding which type of loan is best for a business is crucial.