[business-startup] Blog Posts

 

Best Places to Start a New Business in 2018

In study done by RewardExpert, a company focused on providing tools, reviews and research for its users, they examine the best and worst places to start a new business. The report gathers data from 177 metropolitan areas and uses 30 indicators to rank the locations. The study determines what places provide the best possibility of success and what areas bring the most challenges and obstacles. There are various factors impacting the rankings of cities. Some of these include housing costs, taxes and business incentives, demographics, and income and assets.

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| Author Chris Vazquez, tagged in business startup
 

Unlock The Necessary Funds Required For An SBA Loan

One of the most popular questions we are asked by entrepreneurs interested in getting an SBA loan is:"What are my options for securing the money needed for an SBA loan?"

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| Author Benetrends, tagged in 401(k), sba loans, 401k/IRA business funding, franchise financing, franchise funding, General, SBA, sba business loans, small busi, 401k business funding, business start up loans, business startup, financing for business, financing startup business, franchise loan
 

This Segment of Small Business Owners is Flourishing

What do these businesses have in common? Flickr, Build-a-Bear, Eventbrite, SlideShare. If you guessed they were all founded by women, you are correct.

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| Author Benetrends, tagged in small business funding, franchise funding, General, small business loans for women, Small Business Owners, Benetrends, business start up loans, business startup, financing for business, financing startup business, small business, women entrepreneurs
 

Funding a Franchise: Why Crowdfunding is Not Your Best Option

Funding a Franchise: Why Crowdfunding is Not Your Best Option

By: Dallas Kerley, Chief Development Officer, Benetrends

Crowdfunding has been a growing buzzword among entrepreneurs for several years. In fact, platforms like Kickstarter continue to gain media attention — especially with recent successes such as the Reading Rainbow campaign that quickly went viral. With all the hype around such hugely successfully campaigns that have raised millions of dollars in a short amount of time, it’s worth asking the question: Is it right for franchisees?

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| Author Benetrends, tagged in 401(k), Entrepreneurs, 401k/IRA business funding, franchise, franchise financing, franchise funding, General, SBA, sba business, Benetrends, business start up loans, business startup, entrepreneur, financing for business, financing startup business, franchise loan
 

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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