Small businesses turning to angel investors

Small businesses turning to angel investors

Recent research by the Center for Venture Research shows that angel investors are helping more entrepreneurs than ever get the early-stage funding they need to start a corporation. The study

Become more appealing to lenders with business incorporation

Become more appealing to lenders with business incorporation

Even with President Barack Obama’s recent allocation of $30 billion to banks that make loans to small businesses, many entrepreneurs reportedly struggle to find sufficient funds. Additionally, recent legislation proposed

Tips to acquire venture capital dollars

Tips to acquire venture capital dollars

After a lengthy period of planning, troubleshooting and organizing, small business owners must prepare to attain venture capital investments. Though success rates vary for each case, the path is often

Small business lending rises

Small business lending rises

Small business borrowing showed a 12 percent year over year increase in April, according to the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index. The index actually fell 0.6 percent compared with

Citigroup teams with nonprofits to spur small business lending

Citigroup teams with nonprofits to spur small business lending

Citigroup is investing nearly $200 million in community development financial institutions – CDFIs – that make small business loans in low-income areas. The third-largest bank in the country has teamed

How to convince venture capitalists to invest

How to convince venture capitalists to invest

When preparing to file an LLC, entrepreneurs are also looking for funding, often from venture capitalists. Here is some insight into what investors are looking for in a business. Mark Sutter

White House attempts to free up small business loans

White House attempts to free up small business loans

Lawmakers in congress are now reviewing a $30 billion program proposed by President Barack Obama aimed at increasing access to loans for small businesses. The program, which was outlined by

How the Startup Funding Process Really Works

How the Startup Funding Process Really Works

Learn how you can get funding for your new business venture and become a high flying entrepreneur. Creating a startup is continuously challenging and incredibly rewarding, and this chart shows

Getting approved for a commercial loan

Getting approved for a commercial loan

For those looking to form an LLC and are in the market for a commercial loan, Associated Content contributor Tracy Jacobs recently compiled guidelines to help navigate the process. Because there are