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Categories Startup Financing
How are you going to pay for THAT?
From crowdfunding campaigns to venture capital, from bank loans to bootstrapping, there's no 'right' way to finance a new business. Depends on the business, too; whereas a product-based business or tech startup might need $1 million from angels (or friends and family) to get off the ground, a service-based business might be doable with just a couple hundred bucks in the bank. For others, incubators and accelerators provide a needed combo of mentorship and capital.
Learn everything you need to know about YOUR situation, from how to put a valuation on your budding startup to what makes a pitch deck brilliant (vs. boring), here.
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