[business-funding] Blog Posts

 

Pros and Cons of Buying an Existing Business

When William Carter and his wife, Katherine, considered buying a business, they were drawn to The Canyon Villa, a boutique bed and breakfast in California’s Paso Robles wine region. As a chef and hospitality executive, Carter knew he had to do his homework before committing to buy the business. 

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| Author Benetrends, tagged in business funding, buying an existing business
 

Should You Use Credit Cards to Fund Your Startup?

Finding the right source of funding for your business can be challenging. Whether it is securing bank loans, using venture capital or angel investors, or relying on your own savings, the process can be stressful, slow, and time-consuming.

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in business funding
 

Should You Try Crowdfunding for Your Small Business?

You have likely have seen crowdfunding campaigns, micro-efforts to boost funding to support a special project, development of a game or film, or to support a family in a moment of crisis.

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in business funding
 

From Business Concept to Funding: Why Successful Entrepreneurs Think Differently

Entrepreneurs by nature have different DNA. They are driven by a belief in themselves, a vision for success, and outside-the-box thinking. 

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| Author Benetrends, tagged in Entrepreneurs, business funding
 

8 Growth Strategies for New Businesses

 Growth is essential for any business to succeed. Even for companies that have just opened their doors, having a strategy for how to expand is paramount.

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in business funding, business growth strategy
 

How Entrepreneurs Solve First-Year Cash Flow Issues

One of the greatest challenges for small business owners in their first year is managing cash flow. It is not surprising, given the significant start-up costs new businesses face, the uncertainty of receiving client payments in a timely manner, and a host of other issues that can blindside inexperienced business owners.

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| Author Benetrends, tagged in Entrepreneurs, business funding
 

Expert Interview Series: Blaine Bertsch of Dryrun About Small Business Funding, Forecasting, and Cash Flow

Blaine Bertsch is the CEO of Dryrun, which helps businesses forecast cash flow, budgets, and sales scenarios in the cloud. We had a chance to speak with Blaine and hear his thoughts on how to handle cash flow, forecasting, and business funding in order to help small businesses operate smoothly and have the opportunity to grow and flourish.

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in business funding
 

How and Why Smart Market Research Leads to Small Business Success

Choosing to start your own business is exciting, filled with endless possibilities and opportunities. Turning those dreams into success takes drive, vision, and discipline.

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in business funding
 

Calculating the Costs of a Small Business Startup: Tips for Getting Started

Starting a new business or franchise can be very exciting. However before you take the leap, it’s important to understand and calculate the costs involved. Not only are there are a variety of expenditures and fees for the launch of a startup, there are also ongoing expenses to take into account to keep your doors open long-term.

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in Entrepreneurs, business funding, business startups, small business startup costs
 

How To Use 401(k) Funds To Start A Business

Since 2008, the credit crunch has made it more difficult than ever for entrepreneurs to access credit. While lending is loosening, entrepreneurs are still having a difficult time getting funding to start or recapitalize a business. It’s safe to say we are never going to return to the lending environment where you could obtain the “Ninja” loan –No Income- No Job – No Assets.

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| Author Benetrends, tagged in 401(k), General, Retirement funds, Benetrends, business funding, business startup, new business
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