Raising capital is very important to your small business. This section will serve as your go-to resource for everything related to raising capital - what is a VC and do you need one, how to approach a VC firm, things you need to know before approaching a VC, what are angel investors, how to write a business plan etc.

Why My Crowdfunding Campaign Failed

Why My Crowdfunding Campaign Failed Avatar Posted by PASAngelique under Raising Capital
From http://articles.bplans.com 11 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on March 24, 2015 10:02 am
"Why do more crowdfunding campaigns fail than succeed? What can you learn from a crowdfunding failure? I talked to entrepreneurs who’ve made crowdfunding mistakes and got their perspective on what went wrong with their initial campaigns, and what eventually led them to success." Read More

Investor and Startup. Why? When?

Investor and Startup. Why? When? Avatar Posted by karolzielinski under Raising Capital
From http://karolzielinski.com 12 days ago
Made Hot by: BizWise on March 23, 2015 3:10 pm
Why do we build companies? For money. What’s the goal of every business? Earning money.

Not raising money from investors. But earning. Read More

Before the Business Loan: Questions That Must Be Asked

Before the Business Loan: Questions That Must Be Asked Avatar Posted by TomGazaway under Raising Capital
From http://www.business.com 39 days ago
Made Hot by: Digitaladvert on February 25, 2015 3:02 am
So you need financing to get your business to the next level? One of two things has probably happened: you either went to a bank and they denied your loan request, or you know you don't want to waste your time because the banks rarely approve small business financing requests. We all know what happ Read More

Show Me the Money!: The Inspired Works Podcast

Show Me the Money!: The Inspired Works Podcast Avatar Posted by tiffanycwright under Raising Capital
From http://theresourcefulceo.com 77 days ago
Made Hot by: LimeWood on January 16, 2015 4:28 pm
Here is an interview on business funding with Chuck Wang, the broadcaster of "The Inspired Works". "The Inspired Works" Podcast deals with the business of life. Do you know what is preventing you from achieving that which you are meant to achieve? This podcast focuses on 1) Mindset 2) Recognizing l Read More

5 Tips for Small Businesses Looking for a Loan

5 Tips for Small Businesses Looking for a Loan  Avatar Posted by ivanpw under Raising Capital
From http://www.smbceo.com 113 days ago
Made Hot by: deanuk on December 10, 2014 8:44 pm
You often need funds to boost your business growth. Here are some ideas worth having in mind if you are looking for a loan as a startup or a small business. Read More

3 Hurdles To Getting A Bank Loan & How To Overcome Them

3 Hurdles To Getting A Bank Loan & How To Overcome Them Avatar Posted by PASjonathan under Raising Capital
From http://articles.bplans.com 118 days ago
Made Hot by: sophia2 on December 8, 2014 10:54 am
The percentage of total bank business loans that go to small businesses is in a steady decline, from over 50% in 1995, to under 30% in 2012. Here are three of the primary hurdles you will encounter when trying to get a bank loan, and how to overcome them. Read More

How Much Capital Should I Invest in My Business?

How Much Capital Should I Invest in My Business? Avatar Posted by PASjonathan under Raising Capital
From http://articles.bplans.com 138 days ago
Made Hot by: Webdev1 on November 20, 2014 8:27 pm
To help you figure out how much capital you’ll need, we’ve teamed up with business consultant Anna Olson to give you the tools to crunch the numbers. Read More

How Kickstarter Creators Dig For Ideas While Raising Money

How Kickstarter Creators Dig For Ideas While Raising Money Avatar Posted by thursdayb under Raising Capital
From http://www.buzzfeed.com 172 days ago
Made Hot by: OpenSourceMedia on October 15, 2014 12:08 pm
For some projects, it's not just about raising cash. Hardware creators on Kickstarter are looking for ideas, too... Read More

More Than 15 Small Business Funding Resources for You

More Than 15 Small Business Funding Resources for You Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Raising Capital
From http://smallbiztrends.com 186 days ago
Made Hot by: AmyJordan on October 2, 2014 4:12 pm
Most small business owners can identify with the challenges of getting financing for their business or funding for a new product. There’s no short, easy road to funding, most of the time, but these small business funding resources can help. Read More

How To Apply For A Business Loan - Tweak Your Biz

How To Apply For A Business Loan - Tweak Your Biz Avatar Posted by businesstrader under Raising Capital
From http://tweakyourbiz.com 183 days ago
Made Hot by: BizWise on October 2, 2014 2:19 am
When a business opens its doors for the first time, it uses financing it received from a variety of sources. Read More

5 Things Your Latino Employees Wish You Understood

Latino employees are the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. workforce – in fact, by some estimates one in three working …
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Woo-hoo Jackie Purnell: BizSugar "Contributor of Week"

We're VERY excited to welcome our BizSugar "Contributor of the Week" Jackie Purnell and hope you are … More
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