From hiring the first employee to crossing the $1 million in revenue milestone, each day is likely to bring surprises, accomplishments and challenges. But the one day that fills almost all small business owners with dread is April 18 - Tax Day.
Most growth businesses face challenges raising capital at some stage in their development. But for social enterprises, which use the power of business to directly improve society and our environment, the obstacles tend to be tougher and more persistent.
There is often a combination of methods used to finance a business. If you are unfamiliar with the forms of financing and the risks and advantages that each has, talk to a professional to find the best structure for you.