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This guide, produced by CircleLending, a private lending services company, provides information, tips, and strategies for entrepreneurs contemplating a private business loan--a loan from friends, family, and other private individuals.
Entrepreneurs could give their budding companies a powerful financial boost by using a source of funding usually considered off limits--the retirement kitty. The author, a certified financial planner, does, however, caution company builders to leave a portion of those funds intact, using more accessible sources first. Thereafter, he argues, tax-deferred assets in a 401(k), SEP, or IRA comprise a personal venture capital fund that can do as much for an individual's business as for his or her golden years.
You might not see accounting as the most interesting part of your growing business, but it is critical to success. If you don't want to be the CFF (Chief Firefighter), bring the right financial leadership on board sooner, not later.
Entrepreneurs launching growth companies need an understanding of the financial basics to work with professionals and spot problems early, says a serial entrepreneur and investor. Tips for acquiring literacy are provided.
SBA provides a number of financial assistance programs for small businesses including 7(a), 504 and disaster assistance loans.
When it comes to funding for life science companies, it isn't a matter of angel investing versus venture capital. Read about funding sources for startups.
When it comes to angel investors, who’s wearing the wings isn’t as important as what’s under the halo.
This article isn't about PowerPoint but about a much more useful topic: Which questions should an entrepreneur answer in a funding pitch? A veteran VC who's suffered through countless poor business pitches, Brad Feld blames inadequate content--which PowerPoint delivers much too easily.
This glossary of terms should serve as a resource for helping you better understand many of the terms you will see and hear used as you launch your company. The terms are arranged alphabetically.
In addition to reporting the amount of assets, liabilities, and equity held by the company, the Balance Sheet can help entrepreneurs understand the company's means available to create future profits.
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