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How to fund your business without an investor

How to fund your business without an investor Avatar Posted by Nellie Akalp under Raising Capital
From http://on.mash.to 679 days ago
Made Hot by: businessgross on October 12, 2015 10:55 am
Can you fund a business without an investor? Nellie Akalp, CEO of CorpNet, shares how you can get funding without the help of an investor in her latest post on Mashable. Read More

Crowdfunding the way the SMBs want to know

Crowdfunding the way the SMBs want to know Avatar Posted by ivanpw under Raising Capital
From http://smb.guru 689 days ago
Made Hot by: fusionswim on October 3, 2015 12:58 pm
Small business owners are usually concerned about loans financing while overlooking the new wave possibilities the Crowdfunding brings.

I've shared some thoughts of success and pitfalls of crowdfunding as well as shed some light on types of crowdfunding that SMB startups need to know. Read More

Brief Guide to Startup and Small Business Funding Sources -

Brief Guide to Startup and Small Business Funding Sources - Avatar Posted by CateCosta under Raising Capital
From http://www.catecosta.com 739 days ago
Made Hot by: problogger78 on August 14, 2015 10:18 pm
A quick overview of the various funding sources entrepreneurs can use to launch or grow their startups or small businesses. Read More
Bootstrapping doesn’t necessarily mean starting from nothing, with no money whatsoever. Although definitions vary, most people call it bootstrapping when the startup founder takes the risk and borrows from credit cards, or mortgages a home, or pledges some other personal assets to borrow the money. Read More

10 eBooks You Need to Read Before Crowdfunding

10 eBooks You Need to Read Before Crowdfunding Avatar Posted by PASAngelique under Raising Capital
From http://articles.bplans.com 753 days ago
Made Hot by: LoopLooper on July 29, 2015 4:22 pm
The easiest way to learn how to crowd fund successfully is to look at those who came before you. Here are ten fantastic books you need to read before embarking on your crowdfunding project.
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You have an idea and with all honesty – you believe it is worth gold!

And thus, you thought of running a crowd funding campaign for raising funds for your idea so that it can take the shape of reality.

And that is how it should be.

Before you start a crowd funding campaign, you need to pla Read More

How Much Funding Should You Raise?

How Much Funding Should You Raise? Avatar Posted by PASAngelique under Raising Capital
From http://articles.bplans.com 764 days ago
Made Hot by: MasterMinuteman on July 21, 2015 1:30 pm
Most businesses need to raise external funding from investors to take their company to the next level. Whatever stage your business is in, if you are seeking investment, determining how much funding you should raise is absolutely critical.

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Can you grow your company using your own money rather than outside financing? Here are some key benefits and strategies to bootstrapping your business. Read More

What I Wish I Knew When We Were a Start Up

What I Wish I Knew When We Were a Start Up Avatar Posted by RickCoplin under Raising Capital
From http://www.rickcoplin.com 843 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on May 1, 2015 6:26 pm
I had no idea what I was getting into when I joined a friend’s startup. I had a successful background in consulting and leading a technology group for a super-regional bank. I went from a company of 90,000 to being employee number three. None of our team had any startup experience. We made signific Read More

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