Convincing Investors to Buy Into Your Business

  • Posted by Helen Sutherland
  • On July 2, 2018
This condensed course discusses how investors make go/no go decisions on investment proposals and techniques that an entrepreneur can apply to improve chances of raising funds for their venture. Participants will learn how to create the one-page Investor Proposal and 10-point Investor Presentation. 2 hour course.
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Funding Your Small Business

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On February 23, 2018
Cash is to a business what oxygen is to a human…necessary for survival. Finding the needed cash for your business can be challenging, but with the growth of alternative lenders, there are more options available now for established companies.  Startups on the other hand, may find it more difficult to gain access to cash without […]
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Common Mistakes Made When Applying for a Business Loan

  • Posted by Marketing Intern
  • On February 9, 2015
Getting a small business loan can be quite a challenge. Even though there is no magical formula for obtaining capital from a lending source, there are a few things one may wish to avoid in order to improve the chances of getting that needed money to start, maintain, or grow a small business. Waiting Until the […]
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I’m From the Government and I’m Here to Help

  • Posted by Marketing Intern
  • On February 9, 2015
You can receive valuable information, including the latest grant notices from the federal government, absolutely free. Go to www.firstgov.gov and the world of federal grants and assistance is at your beck and call. No need to purchase the latest book on federal government assistance programs. You’re thinking, “What’s the gimmick?” There is none, and it’s […]
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Show Lender You Know What You’re Doing

  • Posted by Liz Overstreet
  • On May 23, 2011
I often hear aspiring entrepreneurs complain they cannot get funding for a business startup. While it is difficult to obtain funding, it is not impossible. There are lenders willing to make startup loans, especially if the Small Business Administration (SBA) is willing to back up part of it. But you need to understand startup businesses […]
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