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Five Factors Angels Look for in an Investment Opportunity

March 31, 2016,

Before you start contacting local angel investors, you should understand what they look for, so you make sure you are approaching the right angel groups and providing them with the information they need to make a “go” investment decision in your small business.

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Does Your Small Business Need an Angel?

Angel investors get their name from their supportive nature. Instead of expecting an immediate return on their investment in a new business, angels instead take a percentage of the company, later enjoying the profits from their investment as the company grows.

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Is a Microloan Right for You?

March 15, 2016,

Many small business owners are turning to microloans. Microloans are small loans, typically ranging from as little as a few hundred dollars to as much as $50,000 but typically on the lower end of that scale.

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Startup Financing Basics: Debt vs. Equity

December 23, 2015

If you are seeking financing to start your new business, it's important to understand the difference between the two basic types of financing: debt and equity. Here's a closer look.

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When is the Best Time to Borrow?

There are more small business loan options available today than just a few years ago and this expansion can help both creditworthy borrowers and those with a less-than-perfect cred Read more

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