Last Build Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2016 03:01:53 -0400
Sun, 11 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400If you have a green thumb and you love flowers, you might as well earn money from it by putting up a flower shop business on your own. Aside from the fact that it will give you the chance to do something that you really love to do, it will also be a good source of income.
Sat, 06 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400The challenge is how to go about attracting these people - venture capital investors or angel investors - to help you with key decisions to your investments. For entrepreneurs and investors, connection is the right key to help your business venture a success.
Tue, 19 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400When businesses and/or companies have received a large order and is under capitalized or when their cost of goods exceeds their current line of credit, they need a reputable factoring company to fund them. Yes, commercial loans are a famous financing alternative. However, they have too many requirements and take so long to process. Let's compare and weigh the benefits of purchase order funding to that of a bank loan.
Mon, 18 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Even though the business was an exclusive domain of men, today many women business entrepreneurs are coming into the scene in recent years. The US market researchers have stated that women business owners are showing greater potential in running and maintaining a start up venture under pressure and adversities as compared to the men. Recognizing the fact, the state government has announced a number of women business support programs to encourage their ventures.
Sat, 09 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400ACCORDING TO the International Monetary Fund (IMF) "World Economic Outlook," China's output will surpass that of the United States in 2016 - only five years from now, writes Martin Hutchinson, contributing editor at Money Morning. But don't worry. The IMF calculation is based on "purchasing power parity" (PPP), which does not reflect real money. It relies on projecting China's stellar growth rates five years into the future. And it relies on Chinese official statistics, which are more than a little questionable.
Sun, 26 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400The higher one-year lending rate may be affecting larger makers more than smaller ones, but the difficulty in obtaining funding is adding to SMEs' cost pressures. Small and midsize enterprises in China are feeling the proverbial noose closing down on them. Acquiring financing from banks has always been difficult for SMEs, regardless of how high or low lending interest rates are. But because of recent challenges such as rising material costs and wages, it has become imperative for many such companies to invest in expanding their capability and boosting efficiency.
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400There are lots of people who have great business ideas, but somehow they fail to execute that into a successful venture. And, some of the common reasons for this are that most of the people do not have adequate amount of money to implement their business ideas into an Early Stage Venture, and some do not get the required support in terms of market contacts, management etc. With this, the dream of thousands of people to become a successful entrepreneur and to create new and exciting jobs for the youth gets shattered.
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400Setting up a new business is one of the most difficult tasks, as a lot of things are required in order to start it. And, one of the main things is the in-depth market knowledge, because without this no one can make his business successful. However, there are lots of people who are talented enough to analyze the market thoroughly in a short span, and have everything that is required in a Startup Venture except money. Money is the second most essential things in any business, because without market knowledge and money nobody can make it big in his/her entrepreneurial career.
Sat, 26 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400Nowadays, it has become very hard to start a new venture and to take it to the top level in a very short period of time, as there is a huge competition in the market. And, to achieve the success in a short span, it requires a lot of money to put into the venture, along with extensive market knowledge and a very strong business plan with lots of dynamic strategies. However, all this could still be achieved, if you get the desired financial assistance from a prominent group or network of business angel investors.
Sat, 26 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400Are you planning to set up your own business, but finding it difficult to start it with your little savings or a small amount of money that you have? If this is the case, then you really need not worry anymore, as there are various angel networks which possess many potential investors who are always ready to invest their money in new ventures or the existing ones. However, in order to get the maximum amount as an investment from these investors, you have to do a lot of hard work.
Fri, 11 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500Unsecured business loan is commonly used by borrowers for start-up businesses, or even for small purchases such as computers, office or home improvements, or unexpected necessary expenses. It is a type of loan that is not collateralized by lien - the right to take a property if an obligation is not met or in the case of bankruptcy. It is a debt granted to borrowers that is supported only by the strength of the borrower's credit history, reputation, potential earnings, and other assets owned by the borrower.
Thu, 03 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500Mezzanine capital is a hybrid debt matter that is in subordinate to an existing debt, a debt provided by senior lenders such as banks and venture capital investors. It is frequently used in financing acquisitions and buyouts where it can be used to prioritize new owners ahead of existing owners in the event that a bankruptcy occurs.
Thu, 03 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500Angel investors are opulent individuals who organize themselves to provide seed capital for start-up businesses and share their knowledge to an entrepreneur on how to run the business. They mentor another generation of entrepreneurs by making use of their wide experiences and networks. Most of these investors are retired entrepreneurs or executives who are interested in investing their money and wanted to stay abreast of the business development apart from monetary return.
Sun, 12 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400Hispanic business grants are increasingly obtainable for Hispanics who wish to establish their own company. These grants are given to commercially operated business as well as for charitable societies or outreach programs. These grants are more than just a cash injection into the company as they open doors and allow more of business opportunities and minimize the degree of risk to the entrepreneur. Many of the new found business have a loan as an input, the banks or the financial leaders would want some kind of collateral as a security to the loan.
Sat, 11 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400One of the most common questions that a small business entrepreneur has is where to get a grant so as to finance their business. As with any other business, starting a small business requires not only a business model and a market for the product but also capital to finance the business.
Fri, 10 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400For the ones that qualify, federal grants for business may be taken from the city government, state, and country. Some private foundations and corporations also offer grants to qualified businesses. Here is the process for finding grants for businesses. A business owner must conduct research for grants specifically on the field where the business is associated. There are many factors that make a business eligible for a grant. Among these factors are sales revenue, purpose of funding, location, and number of years in business, race, and sex.
Fri, 10 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400Do you consider yourself to be an upcoming entrepreneur with the innovation and perseverance to make it to the Forbes List? Or are you the CEO of a small company that has stumbled upon a revolutionary fibre that you would like to market around the globe?
Tue, 07 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400Federal grants for small business may be given to companies that meet the required size of businesses as established by the Small Business Administration. The following are ways on how to determine the eligibility of a business. Business owners should determine the type of grant that they like to apply for. There are different size standards set by the SBA. These standard sizes will help determine the type of grant being applied for.
Mon, 06 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400Many people don't know what is a business grant. First of all precisely what is business grant must be made clear. It came into being when loans were required from bank which charged interest. So, government started giving small business grants to the companies setting various regulations and stipulations. These grants are so beneficial as neither any interests nor the repayment of the grant is required.
Mon, 06 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400The term 'angel investors' was originally used by wealthy individuals who would take the risk of privately funding small business or shows, or even individuals who required hasty finances. But now the term 'Business Angels' is used in a much broader sense and implies to a network of likeminded people who have taken up the initiative to help start up businesses with initial capital and other helpful resources.
Sat, 04 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400Federal grants for small businesses can be of immense support for those who are willing start a business of their own. No business can be successful if there is not proper financial support. Moreover all of us know that for being able to start a business of your own, you would need a good amount of capital. Even if you are planning to start with a small business then the federal grants for small businesses can be very helpful with your business plans.
Fri, 20 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400Whether you are planning to start a new business or want to expand an already existing one; a business angle is always there to help. These angel investors not only help you with financial assistance, but also ideas, important contacts and necessary and informative guidelines to boost your new venture.
Tue, 10 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400So, if you've decided to make that all-important jump from office jockey to company owner, you might be questioning what comes next? After all, there seems to be no end to the amount of setup that needs to take place. You'll need to first determine a situation, and be sure that there is a market around it. Once you've done that, you then need to make sure that it is a buying market.
Sat, 07 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400Though the concept of angel investors or business angels is slowly becoming popular, it has already become a blessing for many aspiring and new business ventures; who are already getting great returns due to the financial help, professional advice and technical knowledge received from these network of Indian angels.
Wed, 28 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400The small business grants are much closer than it is assumed. It is fact that the small business grants are available in the home state of a person for him to commence a new business or to expand his existing business. Various development agencies in the state do offer small business grants directly and also other kinds of financial support are designed for encouraging and assisting the proprietors to start or expand a small business even though the direct small business grants are till now not being offered by the federal government.