Este taller de negocios online gratis te ayudará: identificar formas su empresa puede crecer y atraer a nuevos socios e inversores.
By Susan G. Massey, CPA, Certified SCORE Mentor
Are you ready to start your own business, or buy an existing business or franchise operation? For most prospective business owners, one of the first questions is “Where will I get the money?” There are many possible financing resources to consider.
SCORE's CEO, Kenneth R. Yancey, gives advice for those seeking to start on a business on a budget.
So you want to start a business, but you don’t have hundreds of thousands of dollars to put into the launch? Getting a bank loan or attracting investors aren’t your only startup financing options. Try doing what most startup entrepreneurs do—bootstrap your business.
Bootstrappers start on a shoestring and put all the profits of the company back into their business. This is smart because you don’t owe anyone anything and you don’t have to give up ownership in your business. Here are 4 ways to bootstrap your business.
The Worcester Business Resource Alliance (WBRA) is a loose network of business professionals, technical assistance providers, lenders, and community development organizations that provide services to entrepreneurs, small business owners and managers in Central Massachusetts. Each month, representatives meet to collaborate and update each other on upcoming events. Current WBRA member organizations are outlined for the convenience of prospective clients at http://wbra.wordpress.com/organizations/.
The latest update of upcoming WBRA business events is found at http://wbra.wordpress.com/upcoming-events/.
This document provides an overview of the CDC's business loan programs.
The seven Minnesota Chapters of SCORE have jointly developed a series of online on demand recorded webinars. These topics cover issues beyond what we can provide in a Face-to-Face workshop setting due to their use of technology and newest of the issues to new entrepreneurs. Click HERE to view the topics currently available.
Learn the fundamentals of starting or growing a business with our free Simple Steps workbooks.
SCORE is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs succeed. As part of that goal, we offer these educational resources to help you plan for that success. These workbooks offer practical information and exercises that will help improve your chances for success in starting or growing your small business.
David Solís with Bank of America's Small Business Division shares his expert insights into the lending process, including tips on identifying your best financing strategy, managing business credit, and positioning your company for loan eligibility.
Rieva Lesonsky shares questions for evaluating the loan worthiness of your business.
Beyond the Loan Application
By Rieva Lesonsky
Getting financing for your business starts way before you ever put pen to paper for your business loan application. Would you give yourself a loan for a startup or growing business? It’s time to evaluate your strengths and weaknesses—and maybe face some eye-opening realities.
Steve Strauss explains how micro-finance can work for your business.
Q: I would like to expand but the recession was tough on me and my business. As a result, my business’ credit stinks, as does my own personal credit. I don’t have a fancy idea that can be crowdfunded or some such thing, so where does someone like me turn? Gabriel