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A NASA-funded academic consortium is on the hunt for a few good bioscience ideas -- and it's now offering funding opportunities to healthcare startups that can provide them.
Venture capitalists aren't the vultures they're said to be. They're just investors, and the key to dealing with investors is having a relationship, according to this witty exchange between the author and her construct, the Everyman-entrepreneur, who discuss financing at a typical gathering for entrepreneurs.
Getting certified in advance for a federally backed business loan can speed up the loan process, as well as allowing you to "shop" a number of lenders rather than just one. This article provides links to helpful resources to get the pre-qualification process under way.
Investing in equipment for your company can be expensive. If funds are tight, you can opt for purchasing pre-owned equipment and tools rather than new. This guide provides tips and links on this topic, including advice on getting equipment via auctions, dealers, and over-stocked inventory.
Financial benchmarks for entrepreneurial ventures are a good way to measure performance by comparing your organization to industry standards. Whether determined by using online resources, information from relevant trade associations or governmental agencies, or in consultation with a private financial advisor, this practice can impact bottom-line profitability and shape corporate strategies for growth.
Angel investors provide nearly $25 billion to more than 10,000 entrepreneurial firms each year. Increasingly, angels are banding together to combine resources, know-how, and prospecting efforts to identify solid investment opportunities. With the average group investing $400,000, this funding strategy can be a good alternative when personal assets have been tapped.
MotiveQuest founder, David Rabjohns, describes how he addressed key challenges in starting and growing his company--via bootstrapping--to number three in the "brand monitoring in social media" industry sector.
The legal documents included in a Private Placement Memorandum give potential investors necessary information about your company, the terms of the securities being offered and the risks of buying and holding them. Here's how to put it together.
Inc.com provides an excellent collection of 21 links to resources that can guide your management and collection of receivables.
In this four-minute video clip, a leading expert on finance and an experienced entrepreneur discusses practical strategies on securing cash sooner from accounts receivable. Requires RealPlayer available for free at http://www.real.com.
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