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Startup Funding

Getting the right investment, at the right time is key to sucessfully starting a business. We have all the resources you need.

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5 Tips for Negotiating a Business Loan
By Saige Driver | January 13, 3021

Business loan terms are often negotiable, giving borrowers a chance to secure more favorable rates and better terms.

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Apple's Credit Card: What Small Businesses Need to Know
By Stella Morrison | January 13, 2021

Though the Apple Card is for consumers, small business owners can take advantage of some of its perks.

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How to Use Angel Investor Funding for Your Business
By Rebecca Renner | January 08, 2021

Angel investors can provide businesses with much-needed growth capital. Here's how to find and secure funding from an angel.

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First Small Business Loan? 11 Things to Consider
By Sara Angeles | January 08, 2021

Applying for your first small business loan can be a stressful process. Here is how to ensure the process goes smoothly.

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10 Tips for Managing Small Business Finances
By Matt D'Angelo | January 07, 2021

Education and organization are two keys to ensuring your business is financially healthy.

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How to Secure a Business Grant
By Skye Schooley | January 06, 2021

In order to obtain a business grant, you need to be meticulous when providing the information that the gran provider asks for.

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The Difference Between Debt and Equity Financing
By Kiely Kuligowski | December 28, 2020

Here's how to determine if you should accept debt or share ownership of your business.

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The Small Business Financing Trends of 2021
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 28, 2020

There are reasons to hope for a prosperous 2021. Find out why small business owners and lenders are optimistic about business financing.

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Can't Get a Small Business Loan? Here Are Your Options
By Max Freedman | December 23, 2020

If the bank turned you down for a small business loan, here are some alternative financing options to consider.

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8 Steps to Bankroll Your Business While in Personal Debt
By Nicole Fallon | December 22, 2020

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

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The Small Business Owners' Guide to Getting an SBA Loan
By Matt D'Angelo | December 21, 2020

SBA loans have low rates and long terms, making them a desirable option for small business owners. Learn what types of SBA loans are available and how to apply for one.

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The Best Small Business Government Grants in 2021
By Skye Schooley | November 17, 2020

Find out how you can take advantage of these government grants to start or grow your business.

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What Business Startup Costs Should You Consider?
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 17, 2020

Startup costs are a part of your budget that shouldn't be overlooked. Here are the most important costs to know about.

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How to Get a Bank Loan for Your Small Business
By Andrew Martins | November 10, 2020

Need funding? A small business bank loan can be a good option, if you qualify for it. Here are some tips to make it easier to get a bank business loan.

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What Is a Business Microloan?
By Andrew Martins | October 22, 2020

If your new small business needs a short-term, low-interest infusion of funds, a microloan could be exactly what you're looking for.

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What Funding Can You Get for Franchises?
By Andrew Martins | October 22, 2020

Franchising can be an expensive proposition, but there are some business loans and alternative financing options that can help you get the funding you need.

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How to Find Business Loans for Veterans
By Andrew Martins | September 21, 2020

Learn about the loan options for veteran entrepreneurs who need funding for their small businesses.

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Small Business Financing Options That Bypass Traditional Banks
By Sean Peek | July 07, 2020

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

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Startup Costs: How Much Cash Will You Need?
By Sammi Caramela | July 02, 2020

When starting a business, you must answer an important question: How much money do you need? Here's what you need to know about funding your startup.

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8 Factors That Keep You From Getting a Small Business Loan
By Simone Johnson | May 27, 2020

Small business loans are not easy to secure. Here are eight things that may be preventing you from getting the funding you need.

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What Is Venture Capital?
By Business News Daily Editor | May 23, 2020

Entrepreneurs often turn to venture capitalists for money.

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Equity Crowdfunding: A Primer
By Business News Daily Editor | May 13, 2020

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

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6 Questions All Business Investors Want Answered
By Business News Daily Editor | May 13, 2020

Every entrepreneur should be prepared to answer these six questions in an investor pitch meeting.

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Launching a Crowdfunding Campaign? Choose Your Words Carefully
By Business News Daily Editor | May 07, 2020

Linguistic style plays an important role for social entrepreneurs launching crowdfunding campaigns.

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What Are the Downsides to Overseas Funding?
By Kiely Kuligowski | May 06, 2020

International funding can be a great option for many businesses, but there are pitfalls to be aware of, including idea theft.

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How to Fuel Your Student-Led Startup
By Business News Daily Editor | May 04, 2020

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

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What Is Economics?
By Business News Daily Editor | January 17, 2020

Having trouble understanding the definition of economics? Here's a simple breakdown of what economics is.

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What to Look for in a Bank Account for Your Small Business
By Simone R. Johnson | January 06, 2020

Learn how to find the right business bank account for your small business.

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What Is Amazon Launchpad, and How Could It Help Grow Your Business?
By Adam Uzialko | September 30, 2019

Amazon Launchpad helps brands market and distribute products to a wider customer base.