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Reverse Merger vs Initial Public Offering (IPO)

Going public is one of the most common, as well as effective, ways for companies to raise capital. All companies have stock shares. When a company goes public, it will offer some of its stock shares to the public. Investors and traders can buy the company’s stock shares, thus giving the company money to grow….

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What Are the Benefits of Mezzanine Financing?

Have you heard of mezzanine financing? It’s a unique form of business financing that combines the properties of debt and equity financing. Real estate companies, for example, often use mezzanine financing to secure money for the purchase of new properties. Other businesses use mezzanine financing as well. Regardless of your business, though, you might be…

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Adjustable- vs Fixed Rate Loans: What’s the Difference?

Business loans are often classified as either adjustable rate or fixed rate, depending on their interest. Both types are offered by banks and private lenders. If you need capital to finance your business, you may want to secure an adjustable- or fixed-rate loan. What’s the difference between these two types of loans exactly? Adjustable- vs…

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How Interest Rates Affect Your Business

The federal funds rate is at a record low. Since the beginning of 2020, the U.S. Federal Reserve has kept it around 0% to 0.25%. With a record-low federal funds rate, you can expect similarly low interest rates when applying for loans and other forms of debt-based financing. As a business owner, though, you might…

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Is a Line of Credit Right for Your Business?

Countless businesses use credit lines to finance their operations. It’s a form of debt financing that involves borrowing money from a bank or financial institution. Regardless of how much you borrow, you’ll have to pay it back. While a line of credit can provide your business with immediate money to cover short-term expenses, there are…

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Initial Public Offering (IPO) vs Direct Listing: What’s the Difference?

Selling stock shares is one of the primary ways in which companies raise capital. All companies have stock shares. It’s a form of equity that denotes ownership. To raise capital, companies can sell some of their stock shares to investors. There are different ways to execute these stock transactions, however. Some companies perform an initial…

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An Introduction to Working Capital Loans

Money is the fuel that drives your business’s operations. Different businesses have different financial needs. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), micro-sized businesses need about $3,000 to get up and running, whereas medium-sized businesses at least $5,000. Regardless, all businesses need money to finance their operations. Fortunately, there are several types of loans…

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How Do Microloans Work? What You Need to Know

Microloans are a popular form of business financing. Businesses in their early stages of development often use them to cover operational, as well as growth, expenses. Like all loans, microloans are considered debt-based financing. If you obtain a microloan, you’ll have to pay it back to the respective lender. To learn more about microloans and…

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What Is a Convertible Note and How Does It Work?

Countless businesses, especially startups, use convertible notes to finance their operations. It’s a unique form of financing that’s beneficial to both businesses and investors. With a convertible note, businesses can obtain money from an investor, whereas the investor will receive ownership in the business at a late time. What is a convertible note exactly? What…

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What’s the Difference Between a Horizontal and Vertical Merger?

It’s not uncommon for two companies to combine into a single new company. Known as a merger, it allows the combined companies to leverage each other’s resources. After merging, they’ll operate as a single company while simultaneously sharing their employees, contracts, trade secrets, assets and other resources. There are two different types of mergers, however,…

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Credit Card vs Line of Credit: What’s the Difference?

Many businesses use credit to pay for expenses associated with their operations. Credit, of course, is the ability to borrow money. It comes with the obligation of repayment. When you use credit to finance your business, you’ll have to repay the financial institution. Not all forms of credit are the same, however. There are credit…

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How to Make Your Startup More Attractive to Investors

Getting a new business off the ground is somewhat of a catch 22. You’ll need money to launch and grow your business. At the same time, investors may be hesitant to finance your business because it’s still new. Investors want to make capital gains, so they selectively choose businesses that are capable of growing their…

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