Obama tries to loosen credit for small businesses

Obama tries to loosen credit for small businesses - http://news.yahoo.com Avatar Posted by luckycharmer under Raising Capital
From http://news.yahoo.com 3899 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 20, 2009 2:09 pm
President Barack Obama freed billions of dollars to help the nation's small businesses on Monday, hoping to get credit flowing again to Main Street, not just Wall Street. He heaped praise on the little guys of American industry, often overshadowed in the blitz of government bailouts. The centerpiece of Obama's latest plan will allow the gover Read More

Small loans to keep troubled firms afloat

Small loans to keep troubled firms afloat - http://www.msnbc.msn.com Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Raising Capital
From http://www.msnbc.msn.com 3923 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 25, 2009 7:04 pm
The economic stimulus package includes a $35,000 life preserver for small businesses drowning in red ink. Under the law, the Small Business Administration temporarily will guarantee 100 percent of loans of up to $35,000 issued by banks to small businesses that are struggling to make payments on existing debt. The SBA will subsidize the interest Read More

The Mark Cuban Stimulus Plan - Open Source Funding

The Mark Cuban Stimulus Plan - Open Source Funding - http://blogmaverick.com Avatar Posted by luckycharmer under Raising Capital
From http://blogmaverick.com 3933 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 18, 2009 10:36 pm
Mark Cuban is giving away money! Well, sort of. Here's a snippet from his blog post: "You must post your business plan here on my blog where I expect other people can and will comment on it. I also expect that other people will steal the idea and use it elsewhere. That is the idea. Call this an open source funding environment. If its a go Read More

Looking beyond the SBA for small business loans

Looking beyond the SBA for small business loans - http://www.allbusiness.com Avatar Posted by readwacker under Raising Capital
From http://www.allbusiness.com 3940 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 10, 2009 3:12 am
There are a variety of financing programs available to help your business grow. While the Small Business Administration (SBA) is the main resource for small business owners, it is not the only one. Each state has a Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to provide management assistance to current and prospective small business owners. If you are Read More

A Banker's Tips for a Potential Business Borrower

A Banker's Tips for a Potential Business Borrower - http://www.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Raising Capital
From http://www.nytimes.com 3942 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 6, 2009 7:21 pm
Bob Seiwert, the senior vice president for the Center for Commercial Lending and Business Banking at the American Bankers Association, irges small-business owners to start meeting with bankers before they need a new loan or credit line. Mr. Seiwert spoke in a recent interview about the challenges facing small-business owners seeking business loans Read More

Financing, With Strings Attached

Financing, With Strings Attached - http://www.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Raising Capital
From http://www.nytimes.com 3944 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 5, 2009 10:44 pm
In this tight lending climate, entrepreneurs may be tempted by an investor's offer of cash, even if it comes with strings attached. Vlad Shmunis, the founder of RingCentral, an Internet company that serves small business owners, has an answer to that offer: Think carefully before you accept it. Mr. Shmunis said that when he was trying to rai Read More

Community Banks Increase Small Business Loans

Community Banks Increase Small Business Loans - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Raising Capital
From http://www.businessweek.com 3949 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 30, 2009 6:15 pm
As the credit freeze continues and the recession deepens, many community banks, generally defined as having less than $10 billion in assets, are reporting an uptick in loans and credit lines to small businesses. At a congressional hearing on small business and the economic recovery earlier this month, economist Paul Merski, of the Independent Comm Read More

An Entrepreneur's New Year's Resolutions

An Entrepreneur's New Year's Resolutions - http://www.angelsden.co.uk Avatar Posted by AngelsDen under Raising Capital
From http://www.angelsden.co.uk 3962 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 18, 2009 4:17 am
Some new year's resolutions that entrepreneurs should consider. Read More

The Funny Math of the Angel - Venture Capital Financing Gap

The Funny Math of the Angel - Venture Capital Financing Gap - http://www.smallbiztrends.com Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Raising Capital
From http://www.smallbiztrends.com 3975 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 5, 2009 8:16 pm
Much of the writing on angel investing suggests that angels fill the gap between the low amounts invested by friends-and-family, and the large amounts invested by venture capitalists. But is that true? The story goes something like this: that business angels fill the financing gap between the $100,000 maximum seed stage investment that friends Read More

Angel investment: your ten point guide

Angel investment: your ten point guide - http://www.realbusiness.co.uk Avatar Posted by cmypitch under Raising Capital
From http://www.realbusiness.co.uk 3992 days ago
Made Hot by: rosiemaynard on December 16, 2008 4:51 pm
Your 10 point guide to obtaining angel or VC investment for your business - from cmypitch.com - the social network for entrepreneurs. Read More
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