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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 achieve 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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IMF Looks to Cut Global Outlook

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be cutting its global outlook amid weak commodity prices in emerging markets. Established December 1945, the IMF is an organization of some 188 countries working to promote greater trade cooperation, financial security, employment and economic growth, and to lower poverty rates. Each country member of the IMF contributes funds…

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UK Economy Sees 0.7% Quarterly Growth

If you keep up with financial news surrounding the global economy, you are probably well aware of the recent downturn experienced by the U.S., China, Japan, the U.K., and several other nations. It’s believed that China’s devaluation of its currency triggered this selloff, causing markets to drop by as much as 10% in just a…

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OppenheimerFunds Encouraging Global Investments

OppenheimerFunds has launched a new campaign in an effort to encourage people to invest in global commodities and markets. Dubbed “Invest in a Beautiful World,” this campaign follows the firm’s existing framework, which involves global investments in emerging economies. Of course, the timing for OppenheimerFunds’ new campaign couldn’t be more appropriate. In recent months, marks…

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Warren Buffet’s Bold New Plan to Capitalize on Global Markets

American investor, philanthropist and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Warren Buffet has announced a bold new plan to capitalize on the up-and-down global financial markets. In a recent press release, Buffet said  his company, Berkshire Hathaway, would acquire Precision Castparts Corp. for a jaw-dropping $32.36 billion, making it the company’s largest investment ever. Given the fact…

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