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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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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.

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Minority Entrepreneurs Invited to Compete in 'Million Dollar Challenge'
By Andrew Martins | May 21, 2019

Qualifying entrepreneurs have until June 13, 2019 to register for the contest.

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Women's Tech Startup Challenge Offers Cash Grants
By Andrew Martins | February 23, 2019

An annual startup funding challenge aimed at helping women leaders branch out in the tech industry will be held in New York City this May. Hosted by Women Who Tech, the challenge offers $50,000 in...

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Survey Finds Cash-Strapped Startups Thrive
By Andrew Martins | February 16, 2019

Think you need to be flush with cash before you can start your small business? A recent survey conducted by Kabbage Inc. suggests that may not be the case.

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Study Highlights Accelerators' Use in Promoting Regional Entrepreneurs
By Andrew Martins | February 14, 2019

The U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Advocacy released a study on Tuesday that showcases how entrepreneurs are more likely to succeed when working with startup accelerators in their...

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The Pros and Cons of Financing a Startup with Credit Cards
By Business News Daily Editor | January 30, 2019

Are you ready to put your personal finances on the line to start a new business?

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What is Consumerization of IT?
By Elizabeth Peterson | January 13, 2019

The consumerization trend represents a shift in how businesses adopt new technologies.

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How Accelerators, Incubators and Startup Collectives Drive Growth
By Matt D'Angelo | November 01, 2018

Finding the right community of entrepreneurs is key to finding success for your startup.

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Startup Financing Challenges and How to Overcome Them
By Matt D'Angelo | July 26, 2018

Finding funding is always a challenge, but by networking effectively and doing the right research, startups can connect with investors and grow.

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How to Pitch Your Business Idea to Potential Investors
By Bennett Conlin | June 21, 2018

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

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The 5 Fs of Crowdfunding and How to Use Them
By Marisa Sanfilippo | March 07, 2018

Professor, researcher and crowdfunding expert Kristan J. Wheaton has learned a lot about campaign success through his grant program, Quickstarter. Here are his "five Fs of crowdfunding."

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Microsoft for Startups: A $500 Million Program for Entrepreneurs
By Matt D'Angelo | February 28, 2018

Microsoft's new startups program offers resources and benefits to qualified entrepreneurs around the world.

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6 Small Business Loan Myths Busted
By Adam Uzialko | January 25, 2018

Getting a small business loan can be complicated, but don't believe everything you hear about the process. Here are six small business loan myths to reconsider.

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Need a Small Business Loan? 5 Tips to Easily Obtain Financing
By Adam Uzialko | December 29, 2017

Looking to obtain financing for your small business? Here are some tips to help the process go more smoothly.

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Got a Business Loan? 4 Great Ways to Use It for Growth
By Nicole Fallon | October 19, 2017

Whether you borrowed from a bank or an alternative lender, put your business loan to good use. Here are smart ways to use startup capital for growth.

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4 Ways to Effectively Market Your Equity Crowdfunding Campaign
By Adam Uzialko | October 05, 2017

Equity crowdfunding is a great way to raise capital and generate interest in your startup, but a campaign's success hinges on the marketing efforts behind it.

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The State of Finance in the Legal Cannabis Industry
By Adam Uzialko | June 09, 2017

Financing in the legal cannabis industry presents unique challenges, due to a fragmented market, varying state regulations and ongoing federal prohibition.

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Borrow or Fundraise? How to Fund Your Startup
By Nicole Fallon | March 17, 2016

Should you take out a business loan or try to raise the money yourself? Finance and business experts weigh in on the best choice for you.

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5 Important Questions to Ask Before Applying For a Small Business Loan
By Business News Daily Editor | February 24, 2016

Whether you are starting a new business or looking to expand an existing one, you might need a small business loan to accomplish your business goals.

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Spend Smart: Making the Most of Your New Business Loan
By Nicole Fallon | February 23, 2016

Approved for a business loan? Here's what to do — and not to do — once you receive your funds.

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Crowdfunding for Startups: 10 Kickstarter Alternatives
By Nicole Fallon | December 31, 2015

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

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Considering Alternative Lending? 6 Red Flags to Look For
By Nicole Fallon | October 13, 2015

Alternative lending has become a popular small business financing option, but not all non-traditional loans are good ones. Here are six warning signs to walk away.