Small Business Financing

News and Articles About Small Business Financing

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
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
Entrepreneurs Don't See Business Financing the Way Lenders Do and It's Costing Them
Financing

Entrepreneurs Don't See Business Financing the Way Lenders Do and It's Costing Them

Many small-business owners are stressed about cash flow because they don't understand how banks assess whether they're a good bet.
Lisa Stevens
Joining a Pitch Fest for Business Financing
Startup Financing

Joining a Pitch Fest for Business Financing

Entering a contest is a clever way to meet investors and industry bigwigs with whom you couldn't otherwise rub elbows.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Entering a Small Business Funding Contest
Small Business Financing

Entering a Small Business Funding Contest

Smart advice from experts about entering and winning a contest to fund your startup.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
What You Need to Know About Government Small-Business Grants
Small Business Financing

What You Need to Know About Government Small-Business Grants

You might be able to land free money for your startup -- if you know how. These tips can help.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
As 2016 Winds Down, It's Time to Plan For The New Year.
Small Business Growth

As 2016 Winds Down, It's Time to Plan For The New Year.

Small-business owners will want to use this 5-point process for charting a prosperous course in 2017.
Haijian Hu
4 Steps to Establishing a Good Business Credit Score
Small Business Financing

4 Steps to Establishing a Good Business Credit Score

Lenders are sitting on record piles of cash but do the terms make sense to you?
Levi King
Equity Crowdfunding's First Report Card
JOBS Act

Equity Crowdfunding's First Report Card

First reports show the new legislation is yielding very encouraging grades for entrepreneurs everywhere.
Kendall Almerico
How Silicon Valley is Changing the Fintech Space
Finance

How Silicon Valley is Changing the Fintech Space

FinTech companies are generally startups founded to disrupt established financial systems.
Evan Singer
2 Strategies to Write Off Auto Expenses
America's Small Business Heroes

2 Strategies to Write Off Auto Expenses

In this video, CPA, attorney and author Mark Kohler provides quick tax tips for small-business owners.
Mark J. Kohler
Getting the Most From Your Accountant Means More Than Just Doing Your Taxes
Accounting

Getting the Most From Your Accountant Means More Than Just Doing Your Taxes

Accountants can help you understand what drives profit for your business.
Karen Peacock
4 Ways to Finance Your Business
Financing

4 Ways to Finance Your Business

The first step in building your business, or creating sustained growth, is a solid business plan.
Lucinda Honeycutt
3 Commonly Overlooked Ways Business Owners Can Raise Funds
Small Business Financing

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.
Chris Oberbeck