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.

The Ins and Outs of Applying for a Small Business Term Loan

Make sure your approval rate is in the range of what lenders expect to see from small businesses.

6 Tips for Improving Your Startup Valuation

Your startup valuation can make or break your ultimate success.

10 Elements to Adjust in Your Pitch to Different Investors

Your business pitch it more than just a script to rattle off to potential investors. Make sure you know what elements to adjust.

11 Unique Ways to Raise Funding for Your Startup

When you only need a small amount of funding, look to these different alternatives.