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Where Will You Get the Money for Your Startup Idea?

Lee Schneider | Posted 04.15.2014 | Small Business
Lee Schneider

You have a great idea for a startup. All you need is some cash to get your business going. Oh, and a staff, and maybe a place to work that is not a coffee shop. But let's not get ahead of ourselves. Let's start with the money.

Resources vs. Resourcefulness -- A Key to Greatness

Bill McBean | Posted 02.28.2014 | Small Business
Bill McBean

When the shit hits the fan, or you find yourself with a promising opportunity, the first thing you have to do is determine what the real issues are.

Innovation Speeds Up Small Business Lending While Wall Street Ponders Whether to Help

Todd Hills | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Todd Hills

All options for loans have both positives and negatives, as an entrepreneur or small business owner you need to select the option that best aligns with both your long term and short term goals. Explore all possible options and don't ever let funding be a reason that a great idea doesn't come to life.

Show Me the Money: Top Twelve Organizations Getting Money From the Feds

Kate Gale | Posted 04.07.2013 | Small Business
Kate Gale

You want more funding for your organization, so you've decided to apply big. Yes, you've decided to apply to the federal government for money.

Unlocking the Global Trillion Dollar Crowdfunding Market

Kevin Lawton | Posted 01.31.2013 | Small Business
Kevin Lawton

To get to this point in crowdfunding history has taken some heroic efforts on the part of so many people. But as this space expands, we need even more leaders, from every continent to rise up and voice your support.

So What's Your Trillion Dollar Coin?

Gene Marks | Posted 03.20.2013 | Small Business
Gene Marks

Your bank won't just raise your debt ceiling like the U.S. Congress. But if you manage things right, you can have facilities available for when times get tight.

6 Steps to Have a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Melinda Emerson | Posted 12.30.2012 | Small Business
Melinda Emerson

Once you decide on the right crowdfunding partner, follow these six steps to have a successful crowdfunding campaign.

Romney Hood, Obama Hood - How About The Middle Hood!

Nick Bassill | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics
Nick Bassill

Here are Six Policy Initiatives proposed by LaunchAmerica.org to the help the Middle Hood. Have some more?

Access To Small Business Capital Is The Key To Creating Jobs

Pam Flaherty | Posted 08.29.2012 | Small Business
Pam Flaherty

Small businesses have been pivotal to private sector growth in the U.S. for decades. Stimulating the growth of small businesses can fuel job growth and contribute to vibrant communities.

How the JOBS Act Will Disrupt Funding for Small Businesses

Ryan Caldbeck | Posted 06.18.2012 | Small Business
Ryan Caldbeck

The law eases restrictions for small businesses to raise capital, most notably through the introduction of equity based crowdfunding, the process of aggregating small individual investments to meet a larger financial goal for a small business.

Making The Pitch: 5 Do's and Don'ts from Top Venture Capitalists

Porter Gale | Posted 12.26.2011 | Small Business
Porter Gale

To make a persuasive pitch, you need to be passionate about the topic, act as a storyteller, limit the PowerPoint slides and ingest no more than one cup of caffeine prior to any important meeting.

Making The Pitch: 5 Do's and Don'ts from Top Venture Capitalists

Porter Gale | Posted 12.26.2011 | Small Business
Porter Gale

To make a persuasive pitch, you need to be passionate about the topic, act as a storyteller, limit the PowerPoint slides and ingest no more than one cup of caffeine prior to any important meeting.