Private equity can be the infusion of cash you need to get your startup off the ground—but you run the risk of losing control of your business. Here's how to prevent this from happening. Read More
Whether you’re growing a business organically or searching for ways to jump start business growth with a large cash infusion, don’t allow the vast options and capital sources for your business to become overwhelming. This post identifies several non-traditional (i.e. non-banking) sources of busine Read More
These are the seven key criteria that most investors will look for when determining whether or not to make an investment in your business.

Do you understand how investors determine what makes a sound investment? If not, click the link to get my seven critical points to address in your Read More
We all know about banks loans and using your parents' money when starting a new business.
Let's check what else is there and how you can raise money using other ways.
Here are 13 most innovative methods to finance your new business. Read More
Raising outside capital is never easy. But, you need to know that your investor will be your new “partner, ” and you need to know that there is a “value-add” with that capital. Whether industry sector perspective or influence; possible relationships or influence with essential potential customers Read More
This 5 point checklist will help you decide if VC funding is suitable for your business, as well as seek out the right type of VCs (and how.) Read More
As Bob Hope said, "A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it." That has never been more true. ALL small business will need capital at some point, so what are the options "when" you bank says no? Read More
Big banks have brought good news for small businesses.
According to the latest Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index, a monthly analysis of loan approval rates, big banks approved 24.5 percent of funding requests, a new post-recession high in July. Read More
It takes more than a bright idea to go from the garage to multi-million dollar venture. Finding the right finance partner is one of the key success factors. Read More
Bootstrapping falls somewhere in the top 3 list of most common ways that startups choose to fund their business. Here is how to do it right. Read More

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