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An Introduction to Company Buy-Backs and How They Work

Company buy-backs have become increasingly common. While some companies issue dividends to reward shareholders with a portion of their profits, others buy back some of their shares. If you own a publicly traded company, you might be wondering whether a company buy-back is a smart decision. To learn more about company buy-backs and how they…

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Loan-to-Value (LTV) Ratio for Hard Money Loans: What You Should Know

Are you thinking about using a hard money loan to finance your business? Whether you’re a property developer, a real estate “flipper” or simply a real estate investor, hard money loans offer an attractive alternative to traditional bank loans. You don’t have to worry about credit. Because they are secured by real property, hard money…

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Working Capital vs Net Working Capital: What’s the Difference?

Working capital and net working capital are two common financial terms used in accounting. Whether you’re trying to obtain a loan for your business, or if you’re simply hoping to improve your business’s cash flow, you may want to evaluate your business’s working capital and net working capital. Doing so will give you a better…

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What Is a Gatekeeper in Business Financing?

You can’t grow your business without capital. All businesses need capital to expand their operations and, ultimately, become profitable. While you can always seek financing from a bank, you may want to consider partnering with a gatekeeper. Gatekeepers hold the metaphorical keys to financing solutions. They can help you obtain capital with which to finance…

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What Do Lenders Look for If You Have Bad Credit?

Getting approved for a business loan isn’t always easy. While different lenders have different requirements, many of them will evaluate your business’s credit score as well as your personal credit score. It’s a risk analysis process. By evaluating your credit scores, lenders can gauge your risk of default. Bad credit indicates a high risk of…

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5 Things You Need to Know About Private Equity

An Initial Public Offering (IPO) isn’t the only way you can raise capital for your business. Even if your business isn’t publicly traded — and you have no plans of making it publicly traded — you can use private equity to finance it. Private equity specifically involves investments in private businesses, hence its name. When…

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What Is an Institutional Buyout (IBO)?

When researching different types of corporate acquisitions, you may come across institutional buyouts (IBOs). IBOs have become increasingly common in recent years. They allow investors to purchase an ownership stake in a given business. If the business grows and becomes successful, investors can then sell some or all of their stake for a profit. An…

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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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5 Things to Consider When Applying for a Working Capital Loan

Does your business need additional money to carry out its day-to-day operations? From payroll and rent to inventory and equipment, your business is bound to incur expenses. With a working capital loan, however, you can pay for these expenses so that your business’s operations remain uninterrupted. Working capital loans are a form of debt financing…

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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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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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