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Evaluate the Loan Worthiness of Your Small Business Rieva Lesonsky shares questions for evaluating the loan worthiness of your business.
Microfinance Steve Strauss explains how micro-finance can work for your business.
Funding, Buzz and Marketing Inspiration A few weeks ago I received an email from a dear friend in Michigan asking me to spread the word about an important documentary that needed basic funding and support. Having lived in Mexico, this video deeply moved me to action, with a personal pledge for
Now, Give Me the $$$ Funding Everyday I’m approached by enthusiastic aspiring entrepreneurs who want to talk about an idea that’s either going to change the world, make a bucket load of cash, or both. More often than not, most of these business ideas seem viable and have an
Financing & Growing Your Business SCORE ExpertAnswers New venture development expert Dave Lavinsky is co-founder of Growthink, Inc., a consultancy and investment bank for emerging firms. Here, Dave shares advice on financing, launching and sustaining a successful small business.
Funding a Business with Your Own Retirement Funds If you’re an entrepreneur looking for small business capital, you should take note of a type of self-reliant funding. This has become ever more prevalent in today’s economic environment, as bank loans and other sources of capital have become more difficult to obtain. This self-reliant
Know When to Say "No" Raising money has been one of the most challenging experiences of building my businesses. The ‘ask’ has always been difficult for me, even though I made a nice return for investors from my last business. Clearly, I believe in the business idea- and
Small Business Financing USA Today Columnist, Steve Strauss, discusses unique ways to obtain small business financing such as: Crowdfunding, Bank loans, Business plan competitions, Business incubators and, Investors.
Create a Strong Plan Before Financing As much as you’d like to think, money cannot solve all of your problems Just because you have a business idea or even a new company doesn’t mean that you should start looking for funding right away to make it happen. Finding investment takes a
Are you seeking startup financing for your small business? Your best bet may be bootstrapping. According to recent data from the Federal Reserve’s 2010 Survey of Consumer Finances, reported by The Wall Street Journal, over 70 percent of U.S. startups use the founder’s personal savings

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