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Seed and Development

Do you have a business idea and you’re ready to take the plunge into entrepreneurship? If so, our seed and development articles are a perfect fit for you and your new business. Our blog posts will help you assess if your idea is viable and we’ll teach you how to turn this idea into in a profitable business venture.


Where to Start Your Business? Look at the Fastest Growing Economies

When it comes to determining where you want to start a business, you want to choose a city that has a thriving economy and plenty of potential for you to corner the market in your industry. If you’re not planning to open a business in the town you live in, consider one of these, from WalletHub’s 2015’s Cities with the Fastest Growing Economies list. (And if you’ve already started your business, see how your city stacks up).

2019-09-03T05:44:01-08:00November 9th, 2015|Categories: Seed and Development|

All About Crowdfunding

If you’re weighing your options to get funding for your startup, seriously consider crowdfunding. It’s a great way to rally support around your brand (especially if you have new-to-market products that need a little extra exposure) and get the money you need to grow your business.

2019-09-03T05:44:02-08:00November 4th, 2015|Categories: Seed and Development|Tags: |

What is Bootstrapping?

When you start a business, it’s inevitable that you’ll need funding: funding for equipment, inventory, payroll, and oh yea, you might want to pay yourself as well! While you’ve got many options to consider for how you’ll get that funding, bootstrapping is one that might move to the top of your list.

2019-09-03T05:44:07-08:00October 1st, 2015|Categories: Seed and Development|Tags: |

5 Ways to Lower Your Risk When Starting a Business

It’s important to understand when starting a business: there is no 100% guaranteed way to eliminate the risk that entrepreneurship brings. You can’t be sure your customers will pay you on time. Your employees can quit without notice. Your vendors might deliver damaged products. All of these, among other risks, make it difficult for you to know what’s going to happen tomorrow, much less next year.

2019-09-03T05:44:08-08:00September 24th, 2015|Categories: Seed and Development|

10 Tips to Making Startup Funding Work for You

Whether you plan to create a crowdfunding campaign, pitch venture capitalists or investors, take out a small business loan, or use your own savings, there are strategies to succeeding in your efforts. Here we have 10 tips guaranteed to make your startup funding a success.

2019-09-03T18:52:01-08:00September 23rd, 2015|Categories: Seed and Development|Tags: , |

How Should I Fund My Startup?

Launching a startup is one thing, but finding funding enough to keep it going through those difficult growing pains can be quite another. If you start a business without enough cash for at least the first year, you could be setting yourself up for failure. Fortunately, there are several funding options for you to consider.

2019-09-03T05:44:10-08:00September 16th, 2015|Categories: Seed and Development|Tags: , , |

How to Secure A Small Business Loan: Our Top 5 Tips

Have a great idea for a small business but need money to launch the idea? Getting a lender to give you a loan isn't as easy as filling out an application. Rather, many lenders are selective in which business loans they approve. Here are five tips to help you secure the small business loan you need.

2019-09-03T05:44:10-08:00September 15th, 2015|Categories: Seed and Development|Tags: , |