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Running an online business without a physical shop can be challenging. Whether it’s keeping up to date with changing terms and conditions or dealing...

Don’t Forget Creative Fund Raising

Let me tell you the story of how I raised $100,000 to fill a gap needed to purchase a new home for my young family years ago. I had located a beautiful home that would be a stretch to finance, and had arranged for a first mortgage from the bank, and a second from the seller.

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A common question I get is “How do I get a bank loan to fund my startup?” The default answer is that it probably...

5 Top Ways to Find Buyers for Your Structured Settlement

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5 Ways to Start or Buy a Business Without Any Money

What a tragedy that so many great businesses ideas are never executed for want of one critical resource: money. Many would-be entrepreneurs believe it’s impossible...

Your Business: Grow It and Hold It?

Taking money from professional investors such as angels or VCs usually requires that you agree to seek an exit for those investors in your...

10 Incentives for Entrepreneurs to Bootstrap Their Startup

I've always wondered who started the urban myth that the best way to start a company is to come up with a great idea, and then find some professional investors to give you a pot of money to build a company.

3 Ways to Get on an Investor’s Radar

In a tech startup, it's the founder's prerogative to gain the attention of the industry's smartest, best connected and wealthiest individuals. After all, these heavy hitters can influence a company's direction in unimaginable ways.

4 Major Benefits (and 3 Drawbacks) to Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is here to stay. Absolutely every regulator in the world is now trying to get in on the crowdfunding game, especially since the JOBS...

8 Types of Investors That Entrepreneurs Need to Avoid

Don’t assume that all investors are the same, just because their money is always the same color. Every entrepreneur should do the same due...

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