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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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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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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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An Introduction to Debt Consolidation Loans for Businesses

How much debt does your business have? Debt isn’t limited to consumers. Many businesses carry debt as well. A study conducted by Experian — one of the country’s leading credit bureaus — found that small businesses have nearly $200,000 of debt on average. Whether your business has more or less debt, however, you might be…

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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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Recourse vs Non-Recourse Loans: What’s the Difference?

Loans are one of the most common forms of financing for businesses. Whether you own a startup in its early stages of operation or a well-established commercial enterprise, you can finance your business with a loan. When evaluating your loan options, though, you may come across recourse loans and non-recourse loans. While they are forms…

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The Pros and Cons of Term Loans

Term loans are a common financing vehicle for businesses. If you need money to finance your business, a term loan might offer a solution. All term loans are characterized by a fixed repayment period. When you acquire a term loan, you’ll have to repay it within a specific amount of time. This length of time…

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