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The Small Business Financing Trends of 2022
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 06, 2022

Credit card issuers and small business lenders are opening the spigot again in 2022, providing much needed funding to small businesses.

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The Best Small Business Government Grants in 2022
By Skye Schooley | December 05, 2022

There are many government grants available for small businesses. Find out how you can use them to start or grow your business.

Startup Costs: How Much Cash Will You Need?
By Sammi Caramela | November 28, 2022

Before you search for funding for your business, you have to know how much you need. Here's how to know what your startup will cost you to launch.

8 Factors That Keep You From Getting a Small Business Loan
By Simone Johnson | November 15, 2022

Getting a small business loan is challenging, especially if your business is new or very small. Here are eight factors that may be blocking your funding.

How to Fuel Your Student-Led Startup
By Adam Uzialko | November 02, 2022

Starting a business in college can be tough, but check out these financing opportunities for students.

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to Getting an SBA Loan
By Matt D’Angelo | November 01, 2022

SBA loans have low rates and long terms. Learn which types of SBA loans are available and how to apply for one.

Small Business Financing Options That Bypass Traditional Banks
By Sean Peek | October 26, 2022

Looking for funding? Find out how to finance your startup without a traditional bank.

How to Find Business Loans for Veterans
By Andrew Martins | October 20, 2022

Veteran business loans are available to help former service members grow their businesses. Find out if you qualify.

What Are the Downsides to Overseas Funding?
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 20, 2022

Overseas funding is a great option for businesses looking to go global, but you should be cautious.

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What Business Startup Costs Should You Consider?
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 20, 2022

Not budgeting enough for startup costs can cause a business to fail. Here are the most important business startup costs entrepreneurs should know about.

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What Funding Can You Get for Franchises?
By Andrew Martins | September 19, 2022

There are multiple ways to get funding for your franchise, such as borrowing from a franchisor and looking for funding from the SBA.

How to Get a Bank Loan for Your Small Business
By Andrew Martins | August 30, 2022

Applying for a business loan from a bank takes multiple steps to ensure your approval. This guide will help you understand how bank business loans work.

5 Tips for Negotiating a Business Loan
By Saige Driver | August 30, 2022

Negotiating a business loan could improve the terms and rates your business accepts. Here's how to negotiate a business loan successfully.

What Is Venture Capital?
By Alex Halperin | August 29, 2022

This guide explains what venture capital is and how it can help high-growth entrepreneurs fund their businesses.

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8 Steps to Bankroll Your Business While in Personal Debt
By Nicole Fallon | August 24, 2022

You don't have to put business ownership on hold if you carry personal debt. Learn how to take a strategic approach to bankroll your venture.

Considering Alternative Lending? 6 Red Flags to Look For
By Nicole Fallon | August 24, 2022

Alternative lending has become a popular small business financing option, but not all nontraditional loans are good. Look for these six warning signs.

Loan FAQs: Common Questions About Getting Business Loans
By Adam Uzialko | August 24, 2022

Business News Daily spoke with finance experts to answer these nine FAQs about small business loans.

What Is a Business Microloan?
By Andrew Martins | August 24, 2022

For a quick monetary boost that could help you launch your new small business, consider obtaining a microloan.

The Pros and Cons of Financing a Startup With Credit Cards
By Erica Sandberg | August 03, 2022

This guide explains the advantages and disadvantages of financing a small business with a credit card.

The Difference Between Debt and Equity Financing
By Kiely Kuligowski | August 03, 2022

Debt and equity financing are very different ways to finance your new business. Here are pros and cons for each, and how to decide which is best for you.

First Small Business Loan? 11 Things to Consider
By Sara Angeles | August 03, 2022

Obtaining and managing a small business loan isn't easy. Here are some tips to make process smoother.

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10 Tips for Managing Small Business Finances
By Matt D’Angelo | June 29, 2022

Managing your finances is critical to running a successful business. Here are some tips to make sure your finances are being properly managed.

Personal Guarantees and Business Loans
By Dock David Treece | June 29, 2022

The majority of small business loans require a personal guarantee from business owners. Learn how guarantees work, the risks and the requirements.

Equity Crowdfunding: A Primer
By Adam Uzialko | June 29, 2022

Crowdfunding puts the control back in the hands of startup founders by allowing them to raise capital. Find out how to get started.

Crowdfunding for Startups: 10 Kickstarter Alternatives
By Nicole Fallon | June 29, 2022

Kickstarter isn't the only crowdfunding platform to finance a business. Here are 10 sites you can use to raise money for your startup.

How to Pitch Your Business Idea to Potential Investors
By Bennett Conlin | June 29, 2022

A successful pitch to investors can be the difference between your business's failure and success.

How to Secure a Business Grant
By Skye Schooley | June 29, 2022

Securing a grant for your business can be an important but difficult process. Find out what experts are saying about how to get one.

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Shark Tank Survival: Investment Tips for Entrepreneurs
By Sean Peek | June 29, 2022

Looking for an investment? These tips should help you survive the shark tank.

How to Use Angel Investor Funding for Your Business
By Rebecca Renner | June 29, 2022

If you're looking for growth capital, angel investors might be the right partners for you. Here how to find the right one for you.

What Is Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Lending?
By Jamie Johnson | June 29, 2022

P2P lending, where you borrow from individual investors, is a great option for many small businesses. If your credit is good, you can nab low rates.