What if I told you that debt crowdfunding, also known as debt crowdlending, will grow to be bigger than any of the other models? There are some fundamental reasons why. Read More
Getting a small business loan is hard. That's why 72% of applicants get denied. Give yourself a better shot at success by never saying these three things to your lender. Read More
Pitching your idea to investors can be nerve-racking. Even with lots of practice, it’s easy to find yourself clamoring for the right words. That being said, certain mistakes can mean the end for you and your business. With that in mind, we asked seven members from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) t Read More
Many think of crowdfunding as a solo activity – a single visionary launches a campaign – but Indiegogo reports team-based projects raise 94% more funds. Already, equity startups know the power of a strong crowdfunding team, so why not introduce this tactic to rewards- and donation-based crowdfundin Read More
For learning purposes, I find negative examples to always be particularly powerful. This is why I find the final chapter titled “Caveat! Campaign Cripplers” a fitting way to end the book: after having learned the right way to do things, the reader gets to reflect what they’ve learned on the common Read More
Just because an entrepreneur can create an equity listing, does not mean that he or she should. In fact, many equity crowdfunding projects are not yet ripe enough for the responsibilities that ensue a funding round. Read More
You can think of 506(c) offerings and crowdfunding as cousins. Both aim to make it easier for companies to tap into a diverse network of investors, and both harness the potential of new technologies to raise capital quickly and cheaply. But, there are some crucial differences between the two... Read More
By Emily Trant

Routinely using an overdraft can seem like an unavoidable option as far as many small businesses are concerned. However, there are alternatives if you’re worried by the costs or potential consequences associated with an overdraft.

Here’s 4 of the best: Read More
In today’s business climate, there are literally hundreds of ways to fundraise, and the journey is usually far more complex and daunting that simply soliciting a loan from your favorite rich uncle.

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Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …

Say Hello To Ileane Smith: Contributor of The Week!

Woo-hoo! Meet our latest "Contributor of the Week," Ileane Smith. Ileane started her small business adventure … More
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