Have You Considered Crowdfunding to Help Raise Capital

Entrepreneurs are facing one of the roughest economies in recent history. While this may prevent some from attaining their dreams, others are turning to more creative and out-of-the-box options for finding financing for their startup venture. One of the newest options for finding funding is through Crowdsourcing, or more specifically, Crowdfunding. Crowdsourcing is a relatively…

What Is The Best Source of Capital for Your Business?

I am often asked by our business plan software customers to assist them in determining their best options for raising capital.  Having been down that path many times, I always try and impart whatever knowledge or wisdom I can to help them smooth the road ahead. Raising capital is not easy.  It takes time, energy…

Raising Capital From Friends and Family

Any entrepreneur who has started a business and needed to raise capital to grow has probably received this same bit of wisdom – “You’ll need to get your friends and family to invest”. Sarcastically you reply, “Great, I never would have thought of that”. Now that your sarcasm has made you feel much better, the…