Financing/loans/grants

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Small business lending: The pros and cons of loans

How do you know if a small business loan is right for you? Make sure you know the advantages and drawbacks before you make an informed decision about funding your business.

What you need to get a small business loan

Loans aren’t just for when you’re starting a new business—they can also be a great option for expanding your operations or to fix cash flow issues.

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The [elusive] small business grant: Nine tips on what it is and how to find it

Business grants are a great way for entrepreneurs to get funding for a small business, but, are they even a real thing? Yes! And hopefully with these nine tips you’ll find it easier to navigate the complexities of applying for one.

Finding small business loans

This article covers everything you need to know about small business loans—whether you need one, the types available, how to qualify, and where to find one that’s right for you.

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A guide to business incubators: where to find them and how to use them

Looking for that extra push to get your company off the ground and running? A business incubator may be exactly what you’re looking for. Read this guide to find out what it is, how it can help you, and where to find one that will work for you.

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Six ways to fund your new business

You’ve got the great idea. You’ve got the short- and long-term business strategy. You even have the perfect(!) business name picked out. You’re ready to make your entrepreneurship official. All that’s missing is the piece that turns it from a dream into a reality: the funding.

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Five ways to finance your small business

You’ve got a great idea, but now you need to finance your business. Marcus Ferrari presents 5 ways to finance your small business.

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Sponsored content: Top six signs you’re a fundable borrower

Is your small business getting bigger, but you need more capital? Many small business owners would argue this is a good problem to have — right? However, for entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a small business, applying for funding can be the most daunting part of the process.

Five ways crowdsourcing can help your small business

This post by guest blogger Ville Miettinen appears as part of our series Small Business 500.

Five keys to a successful seed round

This post by guest blogger Chris Aronis appears as part of our series Small Business 500.