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Everything you need to know about funding for your business from SBA Loans and commercial real estate loans, to finding investors.

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Investment Control at the Technical Stage of a Startup
By Dmitriy Nortenko | December 01, 2019

Software development is often tricky and requires professional monitoring. That`s where the team of QA engineers adds value.

How Startups Can Stay Close to Home With the Help of Corporate Partners
By Patrick Riley | November 15, 2019

Keeping startups local could be the thing that revives the global economy one community at a time, and corporate partnerships help make that possible.

Want to Support a Charity? Qualities Businesses Should Seek Out
By Scott Gerber | November 11, 2019

Here are the criteria business leaders can use when choosing which charities to support.

How to Properly Use a Credit Card to Finance Your Small Business
By Ruth Hoffmann | November 06, 2019

Learn how to properly use a credit card to finance your small business.

SBA Loan Default: A Complete Guide for 2020 and Beyond
By Jason Milleisen | November 04, 2019

Here's comprehensive guide to all your questions about SBA loan default, forgiveness and the SBA Offer In Compromise.

Is Asset-Based Lending Right for Your Business?
By Matthew G. | October 31, 2019

You can use your assets for a business loan to increase your available capital.

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What to Do if You Can't Get a Business Loan
By Chris Porteous | October 15, 2019

There are some key steps you should be taking if your business needs an influx of cash and you can't get a loan.

What Happens If You Can't Repay Your SBA Loan?
By Jason Milleisen | October 14, 2019

There are options that are available if you can't repay your SBA loan.

Best Practices to Follow Before Applying for a Small Business Loan
By Matthew G. | October 04, 2019

These practices will help you quickly and successfully find the best loan for your small business.

5 Investor-Friendly Industries Perfect for First-Time Entrepreneurs
By Howard Goldstein | September 22, 2019

Gaining insight into your target industry early on gives your young business many significant strategic advantages. Here are a few of the most lucrative, investor-friendly industries that...

Ways to Fund Your Startup Without Losing Equity
By Janet Gershen-Siegel | September 09, 2019

Startup business owners need operating capital. But many of their options involve selling a slice of their business. It doesn't have to be this way. Startup entrepreneurs can retain all of their...

Is Your SBA Loan in Default? Forgiveness Is Possible
By Jason Milleisen | September 04, 2019

Learn about the SBA's offer in compromise process, including who is eligible and important do's and don'ts for handling SBA default.

Why Businesses Should Consider a Merchant Cash Advance
By Chad Otar | August 22, 2019

As a small business owner, working capital is one of the most important things that can help your business grow and succeed.

Talking Shop: Small Businesses Can Make Millions From Federal Government Contracts
By Chad Brooks | August 20, 2019

The U.S. government is the biggest customer in the world for small businesses.

15 Things to Remember When Preparing to Negotiate with a Larger Company
By Scott Gerber | August 13, 2019

Research, and the right attitudes, can help you find success

SBA Loan Default? 5 Ways to Turn Your Business Around
By Jason Milleisen | August 11, 2019

Check out these ideas to turn around your business if it's struggling with your SBA loan payments and facing default.

5 Money-Saving Ideas for Your Newly-Funded Business
By Howard Goldstein | July 23, 2019

These money-saving tips will help your small business run efficiently and profitably.

Do You Understand the Fine Print of Your Loan Agreement?
By Siri Hedreen | June 25, 2019

Use this accountability test to get a grasp of your loan agreement's fine print.

SBA Loan Default: 5 Things You Need to Know Right Now
By Jason Milleisen | May 27, 2019

If you might default on your SBA loan, keep these tips in mind.

3 Tips for Building an Investor-Ready Franchise Business
By Howard Goldstein | May 22, 2019

You can do these things in advance to make your business invest-worthy.

Debt or Equity? Determine the Right Capital Mix for Your Business
By Evan Morris | May 22, 2019

Here is a clear demarcation to find the right debt-to-equity ratio for your business.

Talking Shop: What You Need to Get a Small Business Loan
By Chad Brooks | May 19, 2019

A Capital One executive shares his advice on how to secure small business.

Business Loans for Veterans: What You Need to Know
By Meredith Wood | May 04, 2019

Here's a rundown of the loan programs and lenders for veteran-owned businesses.

Talking Shop: Mastercard Exec Tells You Why Cash Flow Is King
By Chad Brooks | April 23, 2019

Want to boost your cash flow? Mastercard exec Jay Singer shares how.

The Types of Digital Banks and What They Mean For Business
By Diego Caicedo | April 05, 2019

Neo banks, beta banks, new banks and nonbanks are all types of digital banking.

6 Business Grants for Women Entrepreneurs
By Deborah Sweeney | March 08, 2019

In honor of Women's History Month, let's look at business grants for women entrepreneurs.

Is Your Company Bankable? How to Improve Your Chances of Being Approved for a Loan
By Terry Lammers | March 04, 2019

Banks aren't just interested in your company's financials.

Tricks of Trade: Angel Investor Shares Secrets for Landing a Deal
By Chad Brooks | January 29, 2019

Perell's advice includes tips on how to know when you are ready for an investor and how succeed in pitch meetings.

3 Marketing Hacks to Help You Attract the Right Investors
By Howard Goldstein | January 22, 2019

Having a good marketing strategy makes your business more enticing to investors.

The Biggest Business Financing Myths Out There
By Meredith Wood | November 29, 2018

Don't believe these common myths about business loans.