Despite reports that small business loans are becoming easier to obtain, the majority of small business owners surveyed in a recent study by LoanSage spent nearly 37 hours researching and applying for loans. Business owners spent an average of 26 hours researching financial institutions. Once they Read More
No matter how savvy you are with budgeting and saving money in your business, there might come a time where you find yourself in a crunch. Maybe it’s due to a summer slump in sales, or maybe it was an unexpected expense. No matter what the reason, if you find yourself in need of quick capital for y Read More
As a small business owner, you can expect to be pitching throughout your whole life. From startup funding to new equipment loans, being able to "talk the talk" to investors and lenders is key. Here's a step-by-step guide to get you started. Read More
Traditional lending is not always the best financing option for startup businesses. Considering alternative funding options helps expand choice, potentially lowers cost and diversifies loan terms of agreement. Read More
Forget the pitch just a moment, and let’s focus on another aspect of content marketing—campaign storytelling. Particularly for rewards- and donation-based crowdfunding, campaign storytelling adds another dimension to projects: it tugs on people’s emotions, in turn converting them into advocates and Read More
Real estate crowdfunding investments take one of two forms: commercial or residential. The former involves property development—condos, offices, complexes and so on—while the latter deals with personal acquisitions through crowd-lent mortgages and loans. Combined, both investment types have pushed Read More
Since its inception, governments around the world have worked diligently to regulate the crowdfunding industry. Today, many countries now encourage startups to participate in the sector through equity crowdfunding incentives—tax breaks available to resident investors and entrepreneurs. In the UK pa Read More
Inherently, crowdfunding campaigns come with a level of risk and responsibility. For rewards and donation crowdfunding, the responsibility falls on the project manager’s shoulders to deliver on promises. For equity crowdfunding, investors expect smart business decisions that foster growth and profi Read More
Just because you own a small business, doesn't mean you can't qualify for a loan or capital. Learn 1) How to prepare your business for a loan, 2) The differences between a term loan, a merchant cash advance, invoice factoring, a working capital line of credit, 3) Which capital solution makes sense Read More
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