Top issues facing small businesses include economic uncertainty, access to capital, and government regulation and taxes. Professor John Paglia of the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University shares the successes and difficulties of raising capital for small businesses.
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Whether to support existing operations or fund business expansion, several crucial regulations affect equity financing. Because of its expense, most small business owners will find other alternatives to raising capital.... Read More
Many small business owners will use some type of venture capital or private debt for a start-up or expansion. However, they must understand the benefits and risks of venture capital and other investor partnership arrangements.... Read More
Increase your chances of getting that loan by excelling at the 5 Cs of business credit: Character, Capacity, Collateral, Capital, and Conditions.... Read More
Many types of loans can serve your financing needs, from angel investors to venture capitalists. Knowing your loan options is important, especially when economic times are tough.... Read More
A business plan that is detailed enough to answer any questions a lender might ask increases the probability you will get financing. Lenders want to see persistence and a deep commitment to your venture.... Read More
A good angel investor can assist businesses in many ways, from supplying money, to sitting on the board, to networking with their colleagues about your business.... Read More
If you are a small business owner looking for capital in the current financial climate, consider the potential benefits of asset-based lending and capital factoring.... Read More
At some point, all business owners have to get creative in finding the money to maintain operations. There are always risks involved, so be wary of making any type of investment using personal assets.... Read More
In a market characterized by decreasing capital availability and increased underwriting standards, small online business owners are having to be more and more creative when it comes to researching alternative capital sources.... Read More