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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
5 Business-Funding 'Rules' to Break
Funding

5 Business-Funding 'Rules' to Break

New options exist for small businesses struggling to find financing. It's easier than ever to secure funding -- if you're willing to explore uncommon avenues.
Sherry Gray
The 3 Big Things VCs Look For When Funding Startups
Raising Capital

The 3 Big Things VCs Look For When Funding Startups

VCs don't want to miss out, but they need to know the investment is worth it.
Dana Oshiro
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
How This Tampon Company Overcame Investor Knowledge Gaps and Raised $11.2 Million
Pitching Investors

How This Tampon Company Overcame Investor Knowledge Gaps and Raised $11.2 Million

The founders of LOLA made a list of every question investors might ask and added it as a slide to their pitch deck.
Alexandra Friedman
How to Bleed Your Friends Dry for Your Business -- and Still Remain Friends
Raising Capital

How to Bleed Your Friends Dry for Your Business -- and Still Remain Friends

Family and friends might be your only option for funds. Here are some tips on how to best go about it.
Levi King
5 Ways Venture Capital Can Steal Your Dream
Venture Capital

5 Ways Venture Capital Can Steal Your Dream

Many entrepreneurs chase VC funding, but the ones who fail to get it may be better off than those who do.
Consider Crowdfunding at Your Own Peril
Crowdfunding

Consider Crowdfunding at Your Own Peril

Weigh the pros and cons of crowdfunding versus venture capital.
Murray Indick and Jesse Finfrock
The Basics of Borrowing From Friends and Family
Run a Better Business

The Basics of Borrowing From Friends and Family

Getting a loan from family or friends? Here are some tips to make the deal a success.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
The 5 Cs of Qualifying for an SBA Business Loan
Run a Better Business

The 5 Cs of Qualifying for an SBA Business Loan

Discover the five factors that banks analyze to determine whether to approve your small-business loan application.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
10 Questions to Ask Before Applying for a Bank Loan
Run a Better Business

10 Questions to Ask Before Applying for a Bank Loan

Before you even fill out a loan application, here's the key information you need to know about small-business loans.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
The Number One Reason Banks Deny Loans to Many Small Business Owners
Run a Better Business

The Number One Reason Banks Deny Loans to Many Small Business Owners

Why your business credit score is the make-it-or-break-it factor when it comes to small-business lending
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Busting the 5 Myths About Small Business Lending
Run a Better Business

Busting the 5 Myths About Small Business Lending

Don't miss out on opportunities to secure funding for your business due to false information.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Seeking Startup Capital? Ask Your Family and Friends.
Raising Capital

Seeking Startup Capital? Ask Your Family and Friends.

Recent studies reveal the most popular ways in which entrepreneurs are financing their new businesses.
Rose Leadem
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