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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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How to Create a Business Plan – The Basics

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 million businesses with fewer than 500 employees in the United States. Unfortunately, many of these small businesses will end up closing their doors after just a few years. However,…

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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

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 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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How to Get a Startup Business Loan

Are you thinking about starting your own business? According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), there are nearly 28 million small businesses with fewer than 500 employees. Most of these businesses obtained funding from an outside source in order to get up and running. Today, we’ll take a closer look at how to get a…

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off balance sheet financing

What is Off-Balance Sheet Financing?

Off balance sheet financing lives up to its namesake by featuring business related expenses that are not recorded on a company’s balance sheet. Some people assume that it’s illegitimate or otherwise prohibited. However, off-sheet financing is perfectly acceptable, assuming it’s done correctly. To learn more about what is off balance sheet financing and how it…

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what is a mezzanine loan

What is a Mezzanine Loan?

A mezzanine loan is a financing option that combines element of both debt and equity financing (hence the name). It’s typically considered a high-risk debt, though it also offers high returns for the lender. To learn more about what is a mezzanine loan and whether or not this funding type is right for your business, continue reading….

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what is a hard money lender

What is a Hard Money Lender?

As an entrepreneur, you’ll probably need funding to get your business up and running. While there are many funding options from which to choose, some entrepreneurs prefer hard money loans. So, what is a hard money lender and how do hard money loans work? What is a Hard Money Lender? A hard money lender issues asset-based loans…

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The Top 5 Benefits of Private Funding for a Business

Many entrepreneurs are turning to private lenders to fund their business or idea. Rather than going through traditional channels, such as a bank-issued small business loan, they seek deals with private lenders. Today we will take a look at the benefits of private funding for a business. The Benefits of Private Funding Increased Funding While funding amounts…

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What is ‘Rollover as a Business Startup’

One of the many hurdles faced by entrepreneurs looking to start their own business is funding. Regardless of what type of business you plan on launching, you’ll need money to get it up and running. While traditional funding options like debt financing and equity financing are always on the table, a lesser-known funding option is…

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