Funding Your Business

  • Stop Giving Nonprofit Overhead a Bad Rap

    Nonprofits can't change the world unless they take care of themselves first, which means having enough overhead to properly pay their employees and take care of other essential needs. Here's why nonprofit overhead is important and necessary.
    By Cathy Atkins April 21, 2015 

  • Crowd Funding Requires you to Know Business – Not Just Your Business

    You may be aware of crowd funding strategies used by charities to raise money for a school or a disaster relief project. However, crowd funding has interesting potential for a business to raise capital as well. Learn more about this process here.
    By JasonMonaghan May 14, 2012 

  • Entrepreneurship: Guide to Finding Financing

    Finding funding for your business is crucial, not only for getting started, but to ensure that a business has a chance to be successful. Without proper funding from the outset, businesses may fail rapidly. Venture capital, personal loans and retirement...
    By Finn Orfano September 28, 2011 

  • Looking for Angel Investors? Learn How to Knock Their Socks Off

    Killer confidence silences doubt. Your major objective is to entice the angel investor to buy into your product. Here, you'll find out how to stack the deck in your favor and entice their interest.
    By Rose Smith August 30, 2011

  • Get a Better Credit Rating - Follow These Seven Tips

    For small businesses, the personal credit scores of the owners play an important part in obtaining loans - both secured and unsecured. We'll take a look at some major factors of your credit score and gives tips for improving your rating.
    By Arun Kumar (PowercutIN) August 21, 2011 

  • Have an Invention? How Do You Finance Its Commercial Launch?

    Funding is indispensable for the commercial application of any invention. Few investors, however, have the financial resources to mass-produce or market their own inventions. The funding for the experimentation itself usually comes from someone else.
    By N Nayab July 21, 2011 

  • How Do Businesses Benefit from Trade Credits?

    If trade credits are great, then why do businesses fail to meet their obligations? Credit arrangements are supposed to bring benefits to an entrepreneur; then something must be amiss if a business entity finds itself falling into a credit trap...
    By ciel s cantoria June 29, 2011 

  • Finding Venture Capitalists That Are Interested in You

    Some of the biggest companies in the world could not have started without getting the funding for their business. Do you have a dream or business you think can become a success? Find out if you are ready and what milestones you need to achieve before...
    By Fabian Toth June 29, 2011 

  • Should You Mortgage Your Home to Start a Business?

    This article discusses the advantages and disadvantages of borrowing against your home to fund a business venture.
    By Ronda Bowen June 27, 2011 

  • Angel or Venture Capital Funds? Which is Better?

    When comparing angel investors vs. venture capitalists, both invest funds in businesses with substantial element of risk and uncertainty, expecting high returns. Although similar in purpose, differences exist in structure and the way they involve the...
    By N Nayab June 27, 2011 
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