by Kelly Deis of SoundPoint Consulting
So, you have a great idea for a start-up or you want to expand your current business. You have the perfect business plan and are confident that both revenue growth and profitability are sure-fire.
Problem is, you don’t have the capital to fund the start-up or expansion. If that is the case, here are a few ways to fund your business. Which one is right for you? Continue reading
By Caron_Beesley, SBA Contributor
Are you a teenager or in your early 20s? Do you have a great business idea? Perhaps you’re already making headway towards starting your own business.
But how do you get others to believe in you and your business idea?
Here are eight surefire ways that you can be taken seriously as a young entrepreneur: Continue reading
You only get one chance to make a great first impression with angel investors.
In this webinar, Martin Zwilling, founder of Startup Professionals and accredited angel investor, will provide his insights into the world of angel investing when he discusses:
- Milestones entrepreneurs need to achieve before approaching angel investors
- Recommended preparation and processes for meetings with investors
- Timing, preparation and discussion topics for any investor meeting
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ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Marty Zwilling is the Founder and CEO of Startup Professionals as well as a regular contributor to Forbes and Entrepreneur. In addition to writing “Attracting an Angel,” Zwilling is an an accredited angel investor.
By Caron Beesley, Contributor
Although small businesses still turn to credit unions, community banks, and traditional banks for their capital needs, outside equity such as angel investment and venture capital, are valid options. In fact, the venture and angel capital industries are experiencing a sharp increase in demand thanks to a greater certainty in the domestic economy.
If you’re looking for a private equity firm, venture or angel capitalist to fund your business, what are your options? Below are some tips for identifying the right fit for your needs and taking those important first steps. Continue reading
Have you considered crowdfunding for your small business but thought it was too complicated or too risky? Did you think it was just an option for one-off projects instead of long-term business sustainability? As crowdfunding gains popularity, more options are becoming available for small- and medium-size businesses.
Crowdfunding is growing beyond rewarding perks to friends and strangers who donate to your efforts. Now, thanks to a new law, regular-Joe investors can get a piece of your company’s equity pie.