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What do conventional lenders look for when considering a business loan?
QUESTION | BY Adam Uzialko | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/23/20

What are some of the things conventional lenders (e.g. banks, credit unions) look for when considering a loan application? - What is considered a "good" credit score? - What is an acceptable...

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How do I get funding for a business startup?
QUESTION | BY Onke Makalima | 4 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/15/20

I want to sell purified water to supermarkets and garages. Also sell to walk ins but I do not have capital. I will also supply functions

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What is the difference between a merchant cash advance and working capital loan?
QUESTION | BY Adam Uzialko | 5 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/12/20

I'm currently working on an article for business.com about the difference between a merchant cash advance and a working capital loan. I am looking for community members with experience, either as...

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How do I get a grant or loan from the government?
QUESTION | BY Javaro Munnings | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/08/20

How do I get a grant or loan from the government? Or get a loan for my new business? What is the best way to market my business and see fast results and which marketing website works better? Yelp?...

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How can I get international funding support for a business?
QUESTION | BY Syed Rossedi Tuan Dalam | 4 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/01/20

I want to start a service-oriented business - Auto Carpet Cleaning Services in Malaysia. All this while, only manual cleaning available. I have done my homework and produced my business plan, which I...

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How did you attract international investors?
QUESTION | BY Kiely Kuligowski | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/01/20

To business owners who have international investors: 1. How did you attract international investors? 2. Why are international investors important for your business? 3. What impact do you...

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What do you look for in an investment deal?
QUESTION | BY Adam Uzialko | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/01/20

Securing funding can be a challenge, so it can be tempting to jump at the first offer. But how can you tell a good investment deal from a bad one? What are the things you should look for in a...

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Have you ever received a hard money loan?
QUESTION | BY Adam Uzialko | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/29/20

If you've received a hard money loan, business.com would like to hear about your experience. Why did you seek out a hard money loan? Did it serve the purpose you hoped it would? Was a hard...

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How can a business plan help me raise funds for new equipment necessary for my business?
QUESTION | BY Edna Nafula | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/29/20

I have a business that is already in motion but I regularly lose clients because I don't have the equipment and inventory to be able to give a competitive price, as much as I already have clients and...

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How can I get Clients for my starting Call Center?
QUESTION | BY Luis Ramirez | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/29/20

I'd like to get some help to get some clients so we as Call Center can start with the expanding process of our services, we are able to work as BPO, and we are already with the people and equiipment...

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What specific lending options should I consider to purchase an established small business?
QUESTION | BY Daniel Morrill | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/29/20

I have worked for a successful small gym for ~10 years. The founder has expressed interest in selling, and I'd like to take a real shot at acquiring it. I know the ins and outs of running the place,...

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How Will the Lack of Funding for the Paycheck Protection Program Affect You?
QUESTION | BY Adam Uzialko | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 04/20/20

The SBA announced that due to funding issues it would no longer be accepting applications for loans through the Paycheck Protection Program. business.com wants to hear from community members who...

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I've identified a market for my product. How do I best proceed to get funding for a new product offering within my company?
QUESTION | BY Richard Kakooza | 0 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/30/19

Hello, I am managing a manufacturing enterprise which I started in 2013. My company currently has 27 permanent employees. Up until now, the business has grown to some level but I want to bring it to...

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How can I put together a financial statement for a new company in an effort to gain the support of investors?
QUESTION | BY Edna Nafula | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/16/19

I'm trying to find an investor to help fund costs associated with my newly established business (inventory, equipment, office space, etc) I've tried to find a local investor and had no success....

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How can I raise additional funds to acquire a business for sale?
QUESTION | BY Ian Jones | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 08/06/19

I would like to acquire a business that is being sold for 3.9 million dollars. I don't have sufficient funds for a down payment or financing. How could I make this transaction happen given the...

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How can I gain the support of international investors when my company is still in the early stages?
QUESTION | BY Edna Nafula | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/27/19

I have just recently opened my own company after years of working with other companies as a Director/CEO. My company is Sutekina Josei Ventures. I have clients who followed me from the previous...

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I only have my 401k and a few stocks for assets. How can I raise additional funds to purchase a franchise?
QUESTION | BY Natasha Harper | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/18/19

I want to purchase a women's clothing franchise where there is currently a teen store and children's store. The women's clothing store is much needed in the area based on research from the corporate...

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QUESTION | BY fdfdfdre dfetrerer | 0 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 04/25/19

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How do you know when to take on a partner, angel or funding to get to the next level of your business?
QUESTION | BY Michelle Hyde | 12 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 04/10/18

When moving to the next desired stage of the business (growth), how do I know whether to take on conventional money (lending institutions/SBA) or angel investment, or invite perhaps a partner (with...