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Do I Need Business Credit to Get a Loan for My Business?

Building personal credit is difficult enough, but it’s even more difficult to build business credit. As a result, you might be wondering whether you can secure a business loan with bad or no business credit. Most lenders will look at your business’s credit score when applying for a loan. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that…

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Are Bridge Loans Useful for Real Estate Investors?

If you’re a real estate investor, you might be wondering a bridge loan is a useful funding method for your business. While bridge loans are frequently used by consumers when buying and moving into a new home, they’ve become particularly popular among real estate investors. Whether you’re flipping real estate or looking to secure rental…

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Private Equity vs Venture Capital: What’s the Difference?

When researching ways to fund your company, you’ve probably come across the terms private equity and venture capital. Both methods involve raising capital through the sale of equity. To acquire capital, you would sell some of your company’s shares to either a private equity or venture capital firm. Today we’ll take a look at the…

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What Does Liquidity Mean in Business?

Liquidity can affect a business’s ability to carry out its operations by improving or restricting the ease at which it can secure cash. Businesses with strong liquidity will have an easier time securing cash to fund their operations than businesses with poor liquidity. So, what does liquidity mean in business and how does it work?…

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How Do Business Loans Work?

Millions of entrepreneurs use loans to fund their business. Loans are a form of debt-based funding, providing entrepreneurs with the capital needed to get their business up and running. It allows companies to purchase equipment, hire employees, rent or lease a building, and cover other expenses that are essential to their business’s operations. For those…

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How to Get a Loan for a New Business

Statistics show that the average cost of starting a new business in the US is roughly $65,000, according to a Babson College study. Of course, some businesses may require more or less startup capital, depending on the industry and scale of the company. Regardless, if you are planning to open a new business, you may…

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What Is an Angel Investor?

While traditional debt-based bank loans are one of the better-known ways to fund a business, there are many other funding solutions for businesses seeking funding, including angel investors. According to a recent report, more than 300,000 angel investors and 400 angel investment firms operate in the United States, making it one of the most popular…

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What is Balance Sheet Lending?

Have you heard of balance sheet lending? Also known as portfolio lending, it has become a popular funding solution for many entrepreneurs and business owners. Typically offered by smaller financial institutions, balance sheet lending is a loan in which the debt is kept on the original lender’s books. To learn more about what is balance…

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What is Working Capital in Business?

Working capital is a key metric of a business’s financial health. By calculating this metric, business owners can weigh their assets versus their liabilities to gain insight into their finances. Unfortunately, many business owners ignore working capital and, instead, focus on other metrics like gross sales or gross profits. By familiarizing yourself with working capital,…

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What Is Private Capital?

Private capital is a type of a funding method in which a business receives funding or credit from a private lender. The defining characteristic of private capital is that it comes from a private company (hence the name). It does not come from a government-based institution like the Small Business Administration (SBA) or a bank….

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What is a Business Plan and Why it’s Important

Creating a business plan is arguably one of the most important steps is launching a new business. Regardless of what you sell or offer, this formal statement offers a road map to success. Unfortunately, though, some small business owners neglect to create a business plan, believing it offers little to no benefit. To learn more…

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how to get private funding for a business

How to Get Private Funding for a Business

Funding is one of the biggest challenges faced by entrepreneurs looking to start their own business. Whether it’s a retail store, restaurant, landscaping or business-to-business (B2B) services, all businesses need capital to get up and running. While the amount of capital varies depending on numerous factors, a recent survey conducted by Intuit found that 64%…

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