Flexible Funding Options for Start Ups and Existing Businesses: Crowdfunding, Micro Loans, Peer to Peer Lending
The difficulties involved in getting funding are substantial, but recently there have been several positive developments that have made the job somewhat easier, and in this short article, I will list several, including crowd funding, micro loans, and peer-to-peer lending.
Reward-based, equity and debt are all types of crowdfunding available to small businesses. Here are some tips that businesses can use to create a successful campaign.
Most financial experts recommend three to six months of operating expenses, but using this for every business in every situation is misleading.
How do you know if the grant offer is legitimate or a scam? According to the U.S. Department of Justice, FBI and other Federal Agencies, fake U.S. grant scams are on the rise across the country.
SCORE’s two latest infographics focus on financing challenges and mentorship’s impact on women entrepreneurs. They highlight the second and third parts of “The Megaphone of Main Street: Women’s Entrepreneurship.”
Securing a credit card for your business can be a great way to build up your credit score. Being a responsible card user can open up other financing opportunities for you down the road. Let’s look at the six biggest mistakes business owners make with their credit cards, and how you can avoid them.
Female small business owners seeking contracts with corporate or government clients face a lot of competition. One way to get an edge is to get your company certified as a woman-owned business. Read what certification can do for your small business.