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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.
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.
Many entrepreneurs do not adequately track financial operations in their own companies until they experience substantial growth. At that point, it can be difficult to put sufficient controls in place. This article identifies best practices, online resources, and software solutions for maintaining an accurate financial picture.
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.
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.
Innovation is the new watchword in Washington -- so much so, that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services wants to hear directly from entrepreneurs on their innovations. But what’s in it for healthcare business owners?
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.
A crowdfunding website for healthcare innovators will launch soon, providing startups an alternate funding source. Read more about this resource for healthcare startups.
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.
Healthcare investment in seed-stage companies is falling, and healthcare deals decreased as well. Read more to find out the details about how new healthcare businesses fared in a recent report.
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