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    • 12 posts
    December 16, 2012 8:08 PM EST

    According to me invoice factoring is a great solution for getting fund instantly. Mentioned above funding solution is also good so it depends upon your requirement for choosing which one.

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    January 30, 2013 7:03 PM EST

    In these days affiliate marketing is the fastest way to get more and more business funds you can earn a lot through affiliate marketing....

     

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    October 26, 2012 11:25 PM EDT

    As per my knowledge, invoice factoring is an excellent way to improve your cash-flow immediately. Consider invoice factoring to get you paid instantly when the banks won't.

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    August 23, 2012 9:40 AM EDT

    Beware of Lending Scams that ask for money up front or at approval!!

    I am a business consultant and have had some experience with clients applying for loans and grants. The big problem is that the banks don't tell you why you were denied, so you never know what the exact reason or reasons are.

    A business associate who has 20+ years in the lending industry pointed me to this service that shows you exactly what the lenders and grant office are looking for. Best thing is they don’t charge you an application fee, success fee or origination fee to help you get a loan for up to $50,000 and grants of up to $250,000 – in fact their services are 100% free and it has worked for my folks and could very well work for you: http://small-business-credit.org/special. I have had clients approved in no time after they just followed the suggested requirements. Good luck



    • 37 posts
    July 25, 2012 11:37 PM EDT

    Business funding is really good plan to follow, we can look on different kind of plans that will work in our favor, it is really good in terms of planning that has to be followed, most of the time we have to decide on business funding.

     

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    • 64 posts
    July 28, 2012 2:19 AM EDT

    Here are few sources from where you can collect business funds:

    • Personal loans
    • Credit cards
    • Traditional bank loans

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    July 27, 2012 3:37 AM EDT

    thanks for such a point of view sharing it's really helpful

    • 8 posts
    February 4, 2013 12:05 AM EST

     

     

    I'm really unaware about the fact of crowd funding but wen serach it on Google then found that President Obama signed the "Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act'' (the JOBS Act) on April 5. Part of this Act authorizes crowdfunding for the first time. Up until now, crowdfunding could only be done legally by a company effectively pre-selling its goods or services at a discount.

     

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    September 6, 2012 4:45 AM EDT

    Out of curiosity, has anyone tried entering a small business or startup focused contest? (A current example is The Small Business Challenge, but LivingSocial, Chase and DailyCandy have all run similar contests.) Have you had any luck with them? Would you even be willing to try them?

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    February 14, 2013 4:48 PM EST

     

    We help existing business owners secure funding based on the strength financially of their company and not their personal credit.  We do not really lend to start up-brand new companies. The qualifications are simple.Loans from $10k to $150k

     

    Qualifications: For Business Loans

     

    1.Must be in business at least 1 year

     

    2.Must be generating at least 150k annually in revenue.

     

    3.Must have an monthly ending bank balance average of $1,500-$3,000

     

     

     

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    • 7 posts
    November 5, 2012 5:35 PM EST

    Has anyone heard about crowd funding? It's a new concept where several people contribute to your business if they like your business idea. This helps in getting quick funds without any guarantees. 

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    • 344 posts
    September 8, 2011 9:34 PM EDT

    Have you given up hope of raising money for your business? I hope not, because there is a good chance you've just been asking the wrong funding source for the wrong amount of money at the wrong time.

    The great news is once entrepreneurs understand the basics of targeting investors and lenders; they feel more comfortable asking funding sources for money. Even better, they tend to be more successful too.


    Here’s what you need to know:

    Bank lenders vs. equity investors. 

    Going to a bank to obtain equity for a startup company is very much like going to a luxury shoe store to buy a pair of flippers. Someone is going to have a good laugh at the entrepreneur’s expense.

    Commercial banks are appropriate funding sources for steady, revenue-generating businesses that want to borrow money against the company's tangible assets like inventory, equipment or receivables. Today’s federal banking regulations are strict. Banks are not allowed to lend money to young companies that don't yet have the proven cash flow to steadily repay a loan with interest.  

    If your company is not yet generating revenues and you don’t have hard cash to pledge as loan collateral, don’t waste your time asking a bank for cash unless you are withdrawing it from your own checking account.  

    In contrast, certain types of equity investors love funding startup businesses. These investors are patient too. They hope to make money on the growing equity value of a company rather than mere quarterly interest on a loan. Ideally, investors will make serious money with the founding entrepreneur when the company is sold to another corporation or completes an initial public offering of the company’s securities.

    Angel investors vs. private equity investors. 

    Angel investors are private individuals who write checks directly from their personal savings accounts to startup and fast-growing companies. They are great sources of capital for startup entrepreneurs and small business owners who may need just $10,000 to $100,000 to advance their businesses. 

    Private equity investors, which include venture capital funds and buyout funds, are professionally-managed firms that invest on behalf of large state pension funds, family foundations and mutual funds. Private equity firms have deep pockets and prefer to deploy millions of dollars in high-promise businesses.  

    Both angels and private equity investors have great performance expectations for their money. Forget about paying equity investors measly interest. At a minimum, angels and private equity investors want to earn 4 to 10 times their invested capital in less than 7 years. 

    Sector vs. generalist private equity investors. 

    There are over 1,500 active private equity funds in the U.S. Some funds only invest in specific business sectors. Khosla Ventures, Nth Power and Braemar Energy Ventures, for example, invest primarily in innovative energy technology companies. Other funds specialize in funding bio-tech companies, media companies, manufacturing companies or even companies that do business in China.  

    Generalist private equity investors say that they have "broad" investment interests and will review business plans and funding opportunities in many different industries. To maximize funding potential, entrepreneurs should research private equity funds that match their specific industry as well as funds that invest in a broad range of product and service companies.

    Stage vs. stage-agnostic funds. 

    Perhaps the most influential factor that private equity fund managers use to guide investment activity is a company's "stage of business development." Pre-revenue startup companies are a good match for venture capital funds that describe themselves as “seed” investment funds. Some seed stage funds are willing to invest as little as $50,000 with additional funding available to companies as they achieve their product development goals.  

    "Early stage" companies have generally completed product development or started to generate revenues from first customers. Deal sizes for early stage companies range from about $500,000 to $10 million. "Expansion stage" companies, which can also be referred to as “later stage” companies, are more advanced that seed and early stage companies. Funding for expansion stage companies is often applied to international expansion, acquisitions, joint ventures or aggressive product or service line growth. Occasionally, expansion stage private equity funds will help founding entrepreneurs cash out of their business, in part or in full.

    Stage agnostic funds are highly opportunistic and invest across the board – in seed, early or expansion stage businesses. They look for exceptionally well managed companies where there is a high likelihood of emerging market leadership.

    I believe there is a perfect funding fit for every entrepreneur. The best matches seem to develop when entrepreneurs take time to perfect their business plans, know how much capital they need to succeed, and hire talented collaborators who are driven to achieve great things in business. 

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    October 7, 2011 9:13 PM EDT

    I agree with your point that, Commercial banks are appropriate funding sources for steady, revenue-generating businesses that want to borrow money against the company's tangible assets like inventory, equipment or receivables. 

    Such commercial banks are one of the swiftest and easiest ways to obtain funding for a business.

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    • 106 posts
    November 24, 2011 7:28 PM EST

    In an entrepreneur’s quest to find money, a bank loan may have to be considered. Therefore, it would be wise to research different banks and the types of loans they offer. By evaluating these different options, the small business will be able to choose a bank loan that fits their company's financial abilities and needs.

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    • 8 posts
    December 17, 2012 12:49 AM EST

     

    Has anyone heard about crowd funding? It's a new concept where several people contribute to your business if they like your business idea. This helps in getting quick funds without any guarantees. 


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     What is criteria for getting funds ? because of everybody want fund for starting business. If i want to join that type of crowd funding association , what would i have to do ?

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    March 10, 2013 3:52 AM EDT

    There s no magic bullet.  Even though rates in your savings in 0%, and all you hear about is that there is $2 trillion dollars waiting on the sidelines, money for growing your small and medium sized businesses are not easy to come by.  

     

    I think I read that only 10% of small biz get approved for the bank loans that they were seeking. You need to consider

    • what are you planning on doing with the money
    • Who are your customers. B2B, B2C?
    • How financially strong are you customers
    • How you bill, net 30+, cod
    • Do you accept credit cards
    • Are you losing money
    • What r your margins
    • Opportunity cost for not having funds
    • Do you have paid for inventory
    The way you answer these questions and more will determine the best solution for funding.  Factoring, business cash advance, bank financing,  po funding, inventory financing, angel investors, are all great solutions, but each need to be considered carefully.  
     
     
    Pm me if you need help considering your options.  Full disclosure, I an NOT a broker, but i provide PRIVATE alternative finance solutions, factoring, po funding, inventory financing and cash advances. 
     
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    • 5 posts
    January 11, 2014 2:51 AM EST

    Hey guys! I’m new to this site, but I just want to let you know of a really great resource to getting a fast business loan or access to working capital.  I just got a cash deposited in my business account for $45,000 even though I have bad credit (below 500 fico score)!  I’ve been running my business for 2 years and I’ve had a few bad runs with my credit in the past.

     

    ==> Check them out at www.GlobalBusinessLenders.com  <==

     

    Thought this might help you guys out when looking at options for working capital.

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    • 5 posts
    January 31, 2014 8:50 AM EST

    There are many ways to get funding fast, The quickest and easiest are Business Cash Advances or a Merchant Cash Advances.

     

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    • 12 posts
    September 3, 2014 10:11 PM EDT
    Selling a cash flow stream is a way. In particular, as others have previously mentioned, invoice factoring is an good choice. If interested, check out my member profile for a link to an informational website that talks about these topics.