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5 Things You Need to Know About Private Equity

An Initial Public Offering (IPO) isn’t the only way you can raise capital for your business. Even if your business isn’t publicly traded — and you have no plans of making it publicly traded — you can use private equity to finance it. Private equity specifically involves investments in private businesses, hence its name. When…

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What Is an Institutional Buyout (IBO)?

When researching different types of corporate acquisitions, you may come across institutional buyouts (IBOs). IBOs have become increasingly common in recent years. They allow investors to purchase an ownership stake in a given business. If the business grows and becomes successful, investors can then sell some or all of their stake for a profit. An…

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The Beginner’s Guide to Venture Capital and How It Works

Are you trying to raise capital for your startup? If so, you may want to consider venture capital. It’s a fast, easy and effective form of business financing. While venture capital works for all businesses, it’s particularly useful for startups. You can use venture capital to cover some or all of your startup’s operational expenses…

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5 Things to Consider When Applying for a Working Capital Loan

Does your business need additional money to carry out its day-to-day operations? From payroll and rent to inventory and equipment, your business is bound to incur expenses. With a working capital loan, however, you can pay for these expenses so that your business’s operations remain uninterrupted. Working capital loans are a form of debt financing…

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How Liabilities Can Affect Your Business’s Operations

Liabilities are inevitable when running a business. Along with assets and equity, they are one of the three main elements of an accounting balance sheet. You’ll need to record all of your business’s liabilities on a balance sheet for accounting purposes. Liabilities, however, can affect your business’s operations in several ways. To learn more about…

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Merger vs Acquisition: What’s the Difference?

The terms “merger” and “acquisition” are often used interchangeably when referring to the combination of two businesses. Ownership of a business, of course, is typically represented in stock shares. A business can merge with or acquire another business by purchasing shares of its stock. Mergers and acquisitions aren’t the same, however. There are a few…

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4 Steps to Take Before Applying for a Hard Money Loan

Hard money loans have become a popular form of alternative financing. When compared to traditional bank loans, they are typically faster and easier to obtain. Hard money loans are secured loans offered by alternative lenders that, like all forms of secured financing, require collateral. If you’re thinking about using a hard money loan to finance…

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What Is Accounts Receivable Pledging in Business Financing?

When researching some of the different ways to finance your business, you may come across accounts receivable pledging. It’s commonly used to secure business loans. With accounts receivable pledging, you can obtain a loan from a bank or alternative lender. Not all lenders require accounts receivable pledging. Rather, it’s an optional financing vehicle. What is…

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5 Types of Debt Financing for Businesses

Are you planning to start a new business? In addition to creating a business plan, you’ll need to secure financing for it. Financing is a requirement for all new businesses. No matter what type of business you intend to start, you’ll need capital to purchase products, inventory, services and other expenses associated with your business’s…

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What Is Corporate Venturing?

Have you heard of corporate venturing? It’s become an increasingly common way for small, early-stage companies to acquire financing. Most companies, of course, aren’t immediately profitable after opening their doors to customers. It takes companies an average of two to four years before they realize profits. With corporate venturing, however, small and early-stage companies can…

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LLC vs PLLC: What’s the Difference Between These 2 Business Structures?

When researching some of the different business structures, you may encounter limited liability companies (LLCs) and professional limited liability companies (PLLCs). In addition to S-corps and C-corps, they are the two of the most common business structures used in the United States. LLCs and PLLCs aren’t the same, however. They are two unique business structures…

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5 Myths About Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans

As part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), the federal government allocated nearly $1 billion towards the establishment of a loan program. Known as the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), it’s helped countless small businesses stay afloat during periods of hardship. With that said, there are several myths about PPP loans…

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