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hard money vs soft money

Hard Money vs Soft Money: What’s the Difference?

There’s a great deal of confusion regarding the terms, “Hard Money vs Soft Money”. Some people assume that hard money is simply cash on hand, while soft money is cash on paper, however, this isn’t necessarily true. Instead, these terms are used to refer to money that is loaned and used for a purpose. Hard…

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angel funding vs venture capital

Angel Funding vs Venture Capital

Are you in need of capital to fund your business idea? One of the biggest challenges faced by entrepreneurs is securing funding. Unless you have a proven record of success, you may struggle to obtain funding. But without funds, you can’t necessarily run a successful business, so it’s somewhat of a catch 22. The good…

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rollover as a business startup

Pros and Cons of Rollover as a Business Startup

Attaining funding is one of the biggest challenges faced by entrepreneurs seeking to start their own business. Without capital, you may struggle to turn your vision of a profitable business into a reality. While there are dozens of funding options for small businesses, one of the lesser-known as rollover as a business startup (ROBS). The…

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how to manage cash flow

How to Manage Cash Flow for Your Business

Poorly managed cash flow is one of the most common reasons why small businesses fail. The term “cash flow” refers to money moving in and out of a business. The sale of goods and services, for instance, yields a positive cash flow, while business expenditures, overhead, payroll and loan payments yields a negative cash flow….

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biggest challenges facing small business owners

The Biggest Challenges Facing Small Business Owners

Running a successful small business is no easy task. While anyone can start a business, it takes hard work and dedication to make it succeed. This is why more than half of all small businesses in the United States fail within their first five years of operation. So, what are some of the biggest challenges…

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How to Work with an Investor?

While there are dozens of ways to raise capital for a small-to-mid-sized business, most fall under one of two categories: debt capital or venture capital. Debt capital is a traditional loan that the borrower must pay back, while venture capital is capital that is traded in exchange for equity (ownership) in the company. When seeking…

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business plan

How to Create the Perfect Business Plan

Attempting to start a small business without planning ahead is a sure-fire recipe for disaster. According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), there are roughly 28 businesses with fewer than 500 employees operating in the United States. Unfortunately, many of these small businesses close their doors after just a few years. By creating a business…

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Frequently Asked Questions about Private Business Funding

As a private business owner, you may have some questions about funding. Today, we’re going to take a closer look at some of the more frequently asked questions, and answers, about private business funding. Questions About Private Business Funding How Much Funding Do I Need? Being that no two businesses are exactly the same, there’s no…

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how to get money to start a business

How to Get Money to Start a Business

Are you thinking about starting your own business? If so, you’ll need funding to turn your vision of a profitable business into a reality. In this article, we’ll cover the basic on how to get money to start a business. First and foremost, the good news. You can often start a business with just a minimal…

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small business funding

Small Business Funding in the 21st Century: What’s Changed?

Capital is something that every small business needs to operate. Whether it’s consumer sales, business-to-business (B2B), or a combination thereof, you’ll probably need money to conduct your business’s normal day-to-day operations. But funding for small businesses has evolved over the years, and it’s important for entrepreneurs to understand the new age of small business funding…

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