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The Growing Trend of Accelerators and Incubators: What You Should Know

More and more entrepreneurs are leveraging accelerators and incubators. They enroll in one of these two programs to turn their vision of a profitable business into a reality. There are hundreds of accelerator and incubator programs throughout the world. While their features vary, they all focus on assisting and nurturing entrepreneurs. What are accelerators and…

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The Beginner’s Guide to Working Capital Financing

Running a business requires capital. Regardless of what goods or services you intend to sell, you’ll need to secure capital. Research shows that small businesses spend around $40,000 during their first year of operations. With working capital financing, however, you can keep your business afloat. Working capital financing will provide you with the capital needed…

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Short-Term vs Long-Term Capital Gains: What’s the Difference?

When buying and selling assets for a profit, you should be conscious of how long you hold those assets. You’ll incur capital gains on all profitable asset transactions. Not to be confused with capital losses, capital gains involve the sale of an asset for a profit. There are short-term capital gains and long-term capital gains,…

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5 Common Myths About Venture Capital Financing

Have you heard of venture capital financing? It’s a form of equity financing that involves the sale of an ownership stake in a given business to an investor. If you need capital to grow your business, you may want to use venture capital financing. You won’t have to take on any new debt, nor will…

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What Is Loan Prequalification and How Does It Work?

Getting approved for a loan takes time. Whether you’re applying for a loan from a traditional bank or an alternative lender, you may have to wait several weeks. When running a business, of course, time is of the essence. Your business may not have the luxury of waiting several weeks for fresh capital. Some lenders,…

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What Are Interest Rates on Hard Money Loans?

Hard money loans offer a convenient form of financing for real estate investors and property flippers. You can obtain them from alternative lenders. Like all loans, hard money loans are a form of debt financing. They are distinguished from other types of loans, however, by their use of real property as collateral. As long as…

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5 Tips for Securing Venture Capital Financing

Loans aren’t necessarily the best financing solution for all businesses. As a form of debt financing, they’ll increase your business’s total liabilities. If your business experiences a slow season or otherwise struggles to achieve its target revenue, you may not be able to repay the loan. Venture capital financing, however, will allow you to raise…

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A Breakdown of Common Business Loan Fees

Are you planning to finance your business with a loan? Of all the different business financing vehicles, loans are one of the most popular. Research shows that nearly half of all small businesses have applied for a loan within the last year. Whether it’s a short-term or long-term business loan, though, you may incur fees….

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5 Common Myths About Factoring

Factoring has become a popular form of alternative financing for businesses. Rather than seeking a traditional business loan — or equity financing — some businesses tap into their outstanding invoices. Factoring allows businesses to turn their outstanding invoices into cash. While factoring may sound like a simple enough form of financing, though, there are a…

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Seeking Private Equity Financing

Private equity financing offers an attractive alternative to debt financing. A subset of equity financing, it involves the sale of equity in a private, non-publically traded business to an investment firm. You don’t need to perform an Initial Public Offering (IPO). Even if your business is private, you can sell equity in it to an…

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Do SBA Loans Require a Personal Guarantee?

Research shows that nearly one-third of all small businesses fail due to insufficient capital. If your business is running low on funds, you may want to consider a Small Business Administration (SBA) loan. Available at participating lenders, they are partially guaranteed by the SBA. They offer a convenient form of debt financing. Rather than jumping…

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Private Equity Financing: 3 Things You Need to Know

Both public and private businesses can take advantage of equity financing. If your business is traded on the stock market, you can raise capital through the issuance of new shares — a process knowing a share offering or simply an offering. Even if your business isn’t traded on the stock market, though, you can still…

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