August 7, 2020  
  Raise Money - How to Get Money for a Business is a daily online magazine covering small business news. We help entrepreneurs transform ideas and innovations into greatness.

Learn how to raise money for a business. We teach you about friends and family investors, angel investors, venture capital firms, strategic investors, and bank loans. We cover everything from raising capital for a startup to going public!

Raise Money

  • Raising Money. All businesses require some form of financing. Learn about raising capital, borrowing money and managing the financial operations of your business. (30 articles)
  • Find Investors - Friends and Family Financing. Borrowing from friends and family can be an excellent way to find investors for a new business. We take a look at a few things to consider before having family and friends invest in a business venture. (6 articles)
  • Business Loans. Raising money? Business loans are a common way to finance a business. If you want to learn how to get a small business loan, these articles will get you started down the path of getting a business loan and will give you a leg up on other small business borrowers. (12 articles)
  • Credit Line. Need a business credit line? Lines of credit keep business humming. If you want a business line of credit, read our articles on how to get a bank credit line for a small business. (7 articles)
  • Merchant Cash Advance. Wondering how to get a merchant cash advice or trying to learn what a merchant cash advance is? We've got the largest collection of information on merchant cash advances. You won't find a better source for finding a merchant cash advance loan and understanding how merchant cash advance companies work. (5 articles)
  • Angel Investor. Finding an angel investor might be exactly what you need to achieve your business goals. We offer a primer on angel investors, angel investor networks and ways to find angel investors. We also have an angel investor directory that provides a list of angel investor groups by state. (5 articles)

  • Angel Investor Group Lists By State. Want to find local angel investors? We've got state-specific lists of angel investors and angel investing groups. (52 articles)
  • Strategic Investor. Strategic investors will invest in your company if they see potential benefits that go beyond simply earning a return on investment. Getting corporate investors who make a strategic investment in your firm is a signal to other investors that your business has merit and might eventually be an acquisition candidate for a large company. (6 articles)
  • Microloans. Looking for business capital? Have you considered microloans? Whether you are starting a business or growing a business, a business microloan can help you access capital. Mind you, business microloans are typically small loans, less than $35,000 or so. Still, an SBA microloan or a microloan from private microloan investors is a great solution for many who are trying to get a small business loan. (7 articles)
  • Minority Funding. Raising money? As a minority, you may have access to special minority funding opportunities for small businesses. We take a look at minority business funding, including business funding for women business owners and minority business owners. (6 articles)
  • Venture Capital Funding. Venture capital is a key driver of innovation and economic growth. We offer information on venture capital firms, including a comprehensive venture capital directory, and provide tips on how to raise venture capital funding for your business. (25 articles)
  • Venture Capital Firm Lists By State. Looking to meet with venture capital firms? We've aggregated state-specific lists of VC firms. Find the right VC firm to pitch, wow them, and you may soon be off to the raises with a VC funding round in hand! (52 articles)
  • Equity Dilution in Funding Rounds. Before raising money for a business, it's important to make sure you understand equity dilution. Read our articles to learn important capital-raising concepts like pre-money valuations, post-money valuations, anti-dilution provisions and other topics related to raising money from venture capitalists or other equity investors. (7 articles)
  • Raising Money With Grants. Looking for information on grants for small businesses? We take a look at raising money with grants. There are many business grant programs that are worth checking out, including government grant programs (e.g. SBIR) and private and nonprofit grant programs. (8 articles)
  • Crowd Funding. Crowd funding is a new innovation in business investing, in which a crowd of people group together to provide funds to a business. As this new trend emerges, we'll keep you current on the latest crowdfunding companies and crowdfunding websites. (6 articles)
  • Investment Capital Contests. Many companies that need to raise capital would do well to participate in investment capital contests. In these contests for investment funds, large companies agree to offer funding and advice to small business owners if they are selected as contest winners. (6 articles)
  • Going Public. Go public. It's the ultimate way to raise money for a company. Learn how to go public, find out why companies go public, and get access to some great tips on going public. (7 articles)




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