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Funding For The Modern Entrepreneur: The Most Popular Ways To Secure Business Funds In 2019

The world as we know it is built on great ideas. The most defining trait that we humans can hold a claim to, is that we are incredibly innovative and creative. And the way that we value those traits is evident in how we treat those who are able to invent new things and how we immortalize those who are able to find a better way of doing things. Business is all about being able to innovate and to provide new solutions and comforts for society, whether it’s in the form of a new piece of technology...
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Leading Online Disruptors For Online Finance In 2019

If you’re a millennial looking to take out a personal loan, a business loan, or even a mortgage to buy your first home, you may be wondering how to secure the money you need. If you don’t have the borrowing history necessary to have a great credit score, it may be hard for you to secure the financing you need from a bank. There are a number of companies that are growning from strength to strength by utilizing technology to make lending and borrowing much easier for our generation. Entrepreneurs...
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How To Find The Best Online Business Loan For Your Startup

It’s no secret that starting your own business is a struggle. Fifty percent of all businesses fail within five years, and 70 percent fail within 10 years. There’s no guarantee that your businesses won’t be part of either of these groups. That shouldn’t keep you from pursuing your dreams, though. The reason many businesses fail is that they lack cash flow. If you can finance your business, you’ll have a much greater chance of succeeding. Unless you happen to have a rich and generous father, chanc...
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6 Ways To Fund Your Invention

by Christopher Heer, owner and founder of Heer Law Moving from idea to marketable product can be challenging. In order to get your invention and business off the ground, you will need to invest time and money on protecting your intellectual property, development, production and marketing. While covering these costs can seem daunting, there are a number of funding opportunities available. 1. Using personal resources. You can start off by self-funding using personal savings and resources. Self-...
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How To Finance Your Start-Up Business

You’ve got a brilliant idea, come up with a catchy name and are planning to start your business in your very own home. There is, however, one small detail holding you back and that’s the financing of your new enterprise. Millions of other small businesses find themselves in a similar situation and many turn to banks, credit card companies and other lines of credit to fund their start-up. Finding the right kind of finance can be challenging, even in the most sympathetic economic climate. In this...
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5 Ways To Get Extra Money To Start A Business

It’s not enough to have a good business idea. If you really want to launch a business, you need the money to get off the ground and running. And if the burden of debt is too intimidating, you’ll need to self-fund. 5 Ways to Get Cash Without Going Into Debt. Contrary to what most people believe, there are ways to get cash for your business without going into significant amounts of debt. While it may be easy to fill out an application at your local bank or credit union and get a loan, it’s not ...
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5 Mistakes That Young Business Owners Have To Avoid When Applying For A Loan

Even if you have an idea that can change the world, there comes a time when you need money for that idea to come to life. This is when most entrepreneurs decide to take a business loan and try their luck. After all, who dares, wins. And as the approval rates for loans are steadily increasing, more and more business owners choose to take this step in order to get an infusion of capital and get their business off the ground. However, even though now it is easier to take out a loan than ever befor...
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5 Unusual Ways To Fund A Business Without Going Into Debt

Although many entrepreneurs are tempted to take out a loan to fund their project, this usually isn’t a good idea since it can take years for a new business to become profitable. If you have a great idea for a new business but you need the money to make it happen, consider one of these unusual ways to fund your business without going into debt. Turn to Crowdfunding. Recently, many crowdfunding sites have been popping up and offering entrepreneurs a way to raise funds for their businesses. Each...
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Top 5 Tips On Funding Your Startup

Are you looking to head on a business venture to bring your ideas to life? Being an entrepreneur is a truly exciting process and while there is a lot of stress, quite often it is a rewarding experience to see your very own brand up in lights. But how can you get your business idea off the ground initially? While you may turn to same day loans in the event of a financial emergency when you need some additional funds, you will have to turn to other types of finance in order to fund your start-up....
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Applying For A Small Business Loan? Consider These Tips for Success.

Are you in the process of planning out a small business expansion? The first thing you need to figure out before putting your plan into action is how to get the funding needed. In a recent survey, one out of every four businesses polled claimed the biggest factor in their inability to grow was a lack of funding. Getting a small business loan can be both time-consuming and challenging, but it is worth the effort you invest. Utilizing the convenience and simplicity of Linkflow’s sme loan portal c...
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Financing Acquisitions: Keys to Structuring the Deal And Obtaining The Funding

by Kenneth H. Marks, founder and managing partner of High Rock Partners and author of “Middle Market M & A: Handbook for Investment Banking and Business Consulting“ Conventional wisdom says that a company grows by reaching new customers, increasing its workforce, expanding marketing or launching new products or services. Of course, these are important ingredients to growth, but the – perhaps unconventional – truth is that this kind of growth can be riskier and less compelling to investors than ...
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Don’t Take The Money; Make The Best Deal

by Wayne Embree, EVP, Investments and Venture Acceleration at Rev1 Ventures Most entrepreneurs need capital to develop and grow their businesses; every investor must responsibly invest their funds with an eye on returns. This means that investors must convince the best entrepreneurs to take their money. That may seem counter intuitive to many entrepreneurs, but it’s key to making the right deal for your business. Just because you can raise capital from a certain investor, doesn’t necessarily me...
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How To Fund Your Business When A Bank Loan Isn’t An Option

by Mike Prendergast, Finance Director, Quick Capital Easy and quick access to money is vital to helping your business not only grow, but survive. It means you can cover unexpected costs, replace equipment, buy more stock to increase sales, or simply boost cash flow during a difficult month. It’s a fact that nothing can ruin a business faster than a lack of regular cash flow. A survey of independent business owners in December 2017, revealed that concerns with cash flow keeps 63 per cent of them...
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Is Peer-To-Peer Lending The Right Choice For You?

Peer to peer lending can be remedial in situations where borrowers need access to fast cash. It can either be used to buy a car, consolidate a debt, begin small business or for any other purpose. Some borrowers are afraid of the lengthy bank procedures this is why they prefer peer to peer loans that could be the right solution in most of the cases. It can also be a great opportunity for people who are looking for innovative ways to invest their money. An investor in such schemes can earn passiv...
Tags: Startups, Peer-to-peer Lending, Others, Business Loans, Raising Funds


Radium2 Capital: A Small Business’s Secret Tool

Banks can be very tight with loans, making it more challenging for entrepreneurs to secure the funding they need for growth than it should be. Radium2 Capital is an alternative lender specializing in helping small business owners secure funding when traditional banks either cannot or will not. Radium2 Capital offers an array of financial solutions that may be tailored to the needs of each individual client, so they can help you get the funding you need today. Here are some of the most frequentl...
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How Do You Qualify For A Business Startups Loan?

If you are readying the launch of a startup, you might have a lot of confidence in that company’s ability to amass major financial returns in the long run. However, you need to get that business off the ground before those returns can start rolling in – and this calls for early expenditure on your part. You might to able to dip into personal savings, as implied by Entrepreneur – but what if you are still left with a funding shortfall? Here are ways that you can jump hurdles to obtaining a start...
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Five Keys To Entrepreneurial Funding

by Maria E. Meyers and Kate Pope Hodel, co-authors of “Beyond Collisions: How to Build Your Entrepreneurial Infrastructure“ How does a community find funding to support building and encouraging an entrepreneurial infrastructure? The connections and collaborations don’t happen by chance. Someone needs to wake up every morning and care about the network. Funding is very straight forward: You have to have a problem. You have to have the data that proves you have the problem. You need to come up w...
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4 Ways To Fund Startup Growth

It’s helpful to think about a startup as a ball sitting on a piece of flat ground at the top of a hill. While there’s a lot of potential energy in the ball, it needs a nudge from an external force in order to move. And once it moves, everything else starts to fall into place. For startups, that nudge often comes in the form of cash. And since most business founders don’t have a ton of extra money waiting to be used, it typically has to come from an external source. When it comes to funding your...
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How To Fund Your Entrepreneurial Dream

As a young entrepreneur with plenty of bright ideas about business, you may be eager to get started with your first or another venture. However, as you probably already know there are some challenges that you have to consider when it comes to doing something like this. One of the things that you have to look at is how you will get the finance you need to get your new venture off the ground. Well, the good news is that there are various options you can consider. Of course, the first thing you ha...
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Alternative Financing Options For Startups

It is often difficult for businesses to secure a loan, and it is even more challenging for startups. However, this doesn’t mean there aren’t ways to raise capital. Here are several alternative financing options for startups aside from running up your credit cards. Crowdfunding. Crowdfunding for your business can be done in several ways. The first is seeking investors through the crowdfunding sites, and you agree to give them something – whether swag or interest on their invested money – in re...
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Using A Signature Loan To Fund A Side Hustle

When beginning a side hustle from home, what you need is investment capital. Unless you have a proven track record, the chance of getting money from Shark Tank or a venture capitalist is virtually nil. Even if you manage to become moderately successful, raising any kind of business finance is tough. This is why, if you asked most successful millionaires, they’d tell you that they got the money for their first business venture from a signature loan. It makes you wonder what a signature loan is a...
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Short On Funds? Tap These 5 Non-Traditional Sources Of Small Business Financing

Most entrepreneurs face long, tough uphill slogs during their first few years out in the wild. Young founders have it especially rough. Jose Vasquez, CEO of Quez Media Marketing , identifies six extra hurdles young entrepreneurs must navigate. Among them: youthful hubris, external stereotyping (reverse ageism), and lack of experience. Vasquez also nods to the elephant in the room: funding, or lack thereof. “Funding is harder to get when you’re young for a number of reasons,” he wri...
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Financing Your Startup

Starting a business sometimes seems as simple as launching a website and creating a Facebook page. Without the right funding, most businesses run out of money quickly. Determining how to finance your business is an important decision with big consequences. There are several ways to approach funding, but there are two main sources of financing: debt and equity. Debt Financing. Debt financing is where you borrow money from a lender that you will later pay back with interest. This is a business ...
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Financing Your Business? Consider An SBA Loan

by Tom Pretty, Head of SBA Lending at TD Bank Small business is the backbone of the U.S. economy, with nearly 29 million operating around the country, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Advocacy. For these enterprises, securing funding can impact their ability to operate and grow, yet most small business owners do not fully understand all of the types of credit available to their business. When choosing a loan, small business owners in the 2017 TD Bank SBA Lendi...
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[ADV] Benefits Of Taking A Small Business Loan

Nowadays, every business requires a certain amount of money to start. If you are an entrepreneur, then you have to work out how to get sufficient money to start a business. Most of the entrepreneur thinks the bank as their first preference to get fund. Of course, the bank is a first destination to be approached for money in the form of the business loan. Even you can arrange fund from the private concern to secure your equipment finance. A potential business owner needs to determine whether the...
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6 Steps To Fund Your New Idea

by Chris Prendergast, inventor of Jamstack Starting any new business is tough, and getting funding is even tougher. That’s especially true in a niche market, like the music industry. After seeing my idea for an attachable guitar amplifier sit on the shelf, I used creative deal making and industrious problem solving to turn Jamstack into a reality. In under a year, I went from having just $12,000 in savings to a business valuated at $1.4 million dollars! It wasn’t easy, but I started gaining tra...
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Outside The Box Investors: 7 Ways To Fund Your Business

by Jenny Kassan, author of “Raise Capital on Your Own Terms: How to Fund Your Business without Selling Your Soul“ Startups are part of the American Dream, and small businesses play a key role in economic growth. Between 2009 and 2013, 60% of the jobs created were from small businesses. Yet too many entrepreneurs think of their businesses as outside the traditional funding model. While it’s true there are plenty of traditional venture capitalists — the kind who pushed Ben & Jerry’s to sell its s...
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A Different Path To Startup Success: How To Avoid Taking Money And Losing Control

Deciding whether to increase money or trade equity in the business for much needed assistance, could be a tough call. I raised money and traded equity, but with my venture, I had to make one of the toughest decisions, to build it with some assistance of co-founders. We all decided right away that we’d put in our own money and sweat as equity. There are some specific reasons for this option, and this explanation might help you determine how to approach the funding of your start-up. While startin...
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Utilizing Multiple Ways To Raise Money For Your New Business

Have you been seriously considering launching a brand new start up business? While your dreams are easily within reach on paper, it can be difficult to get your doors open to launch when you’re short on funds. Balancing a budget to ensure your new business is a complete success means having enough capital in place to hit the ground running. Here are just a few ways that you can raise money or seek the right capital to get your business off to a good start: Set Up An Online Or In-Person Fundrai...
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Startups – Beware The Changing Palo Alto Investment Model

by Germán Montoya is the Chief Strategy and Creative Officer at Rokk3r Labs Venture Capitalism is changing. Almost synonymous with this startup-focused era, the once indomitable VC investor sector is changing and adapting to deal with the changing nature of entrepreneurship. Traditionally, VC investors would invest $X million in a startup for a certain percentage of equity, decision making rights, and the power to block things they didn’t agree with. As an industry, VC essentially acts as a bro...
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