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The ABCs of Venture Capital: Terms You Need to Know

Venture capital offers a convenient form of financing for startups and early-stage businesses. Rather than taking out a loan, entrepreneurs can sell some of their business to an investor. Investors who purchase an equity stake in early-stage businesses are known as venture capitalists. While venture capital may sound straightforward, though, it encompasses many different terms….

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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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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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How Does a Business Line of Credit Work?

Money is essential when running a business. No matter what types of products or services your business sells, its success is dependent upon cashflow. With money, you can buy inventory, equipment, machines, advertising, and you can hire employees. Fortunately, there are a variety of financing options available, one of which is a business line of…

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Why are Banks Not Lending to Businesses?

All businesses need capital to fund their operations. Unfortunately, acquiring capital has become a challenge for many entrepreneurs and business owners. You can apply for loans at a dozen different banks, only to receive a dozen rejection notices. So, why are banks not lending to businesses, and are there alternative funding solutions available? Why are…

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How to Get Venture Capital Funding?

When searching for ways to fund your business, you may come across venture capital. It’s been instrumental in helping countless big-name tech companies succeed, including Apple, Google and even Microsoft. Today we’ll take a look at how to get venture capital funding and some of the intricacies of this type of capital. How to Get…

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How to Write a Funding Proposal

Do you know the correct way to write a funding proposal? If you’re an entrepreneur who’s looking to start his or her business, this is something you’ll need to learn. When deciding whether to approve or deny an applicant’s loan/credit application, lenders will typically look at their funding proposal. Failure to craft a professional, detailed…

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Polio, World War II, the Academy Awards, and Business Financing

“What on Earth can financing of a worthwhile Project possibly have to do with Polio, World War II and the Academy Awards?” Occasionally, Intrepid will receive a business plan that is genuinely inspired but – for some reason – the timing for the Project just isn’t quite right. Perhaps the technology to make the concept…

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Startup 101 – Choosing a Profitable Industry

So, you’re thinking about starting your own business? Being an entrepreneur certainly has its perks, such as the ability to set your own hours, be your own boss, and control your financial destiny. Here are some tips to help you achieveďż˝startup success. The success of a startup relies heavily on the industry itself. If you…

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University of California Launches Capital Investment Fund

The University of California has opened a $250 million fund designed specifically for capital investments. The University made this announcement on December 16, saying the new fund would provide much-needed capital to early-stage companies. The University of California’s Board of Regents approved the fund, giving it the green light to operate. Once active, entrepreneurs and…

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Investments in Renewable Energy Up 18%

As climate change becomes a leading topics for world leaders, more and more investors are looking to capitalize on the growing trend of renewable energy. According to a recent report published by the advisory group Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), investments in solar power, wind power, and other activities which are aimed to reduce greenhouse gas…

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SEC Announces Startup Investing via Crowdfunding

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted 3-1 in favor of allowing individual investors and investment groups to purchase stock in startup companies using crowdfunding platforms like IndieGoGo and GoFundMe. Crowdfunding has become a common technique used by startups to generate capital. It involves business owners and entrepreneurs who publish their plan on a…

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