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trends
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Leverage 2022 Trends in 5 Steps: Here’s How

2022 will be a unique and promising time for businesses as we regain a sense of normalcy in a post-pandemic society. See what new business ownership trends are emerging and how your small business can leverage them in the upcoming year. A public health crisis and government-mandated lockdowns forced many small businesses to shut down...
small business funding
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How Local Startups Can Leverage Small Business Funding

There are many small business loans available for startups. Learn more about the different financing options and how you can get a startup loan for your business. There’s a bit more that goes into running a business than a million-dollar idea and an endless supply of Red Bull. Profitability is the metric of success and...
cybersecurity
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Safeguard your business with cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is an industry on the rise given the ever-evolving online era we’re living in. With sensitive personal and business information being stored on mobile phones, apps, and across the internet, now more than ever it’s important to protect you and your business from cyberattacks. Learn why you should be investing in cybersecurity for 2021...
Rapid Finance
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Rapid Finance helps businesses achieve their goals

Business financing is often an essential component to any successful business. Whether it’s financing new ways to help reach your current business goals, or accessing extra working capital when you’re in a bind, Rapid Finance can help. Explore the possibilities of working with Rapid Finance through these two firsthand accounts by businesses who needed a...
business financing
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How to Grow Your Small Business with the Help of Business Financing

Relying on organic growth to scale your business can be tricky and unpredictable, making it difficult to plan for the future. Rather than relying on outside factors, take control of your business, and learn how to grow your small business with the help of business financing. You’ll be surprised at the variety of ways you...
alternative lending
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Here’s Why Alternative Lending Can Take Your Business to the Next Level

Running a business is hard work, and nothing is more challenging than trying to secure the funds needed to start a new business or keep things running smoothly. It has become increasingly difficult for entrepreneurs to get funding from traditional banks, because of the hoops that they make business owners jump through to qualify for...
alternative lending
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Alternative Lending Options for Small Businesses in 2021

All businesses require funds to operate. Maybe when you first opened your doors, you used your own savings or received microloans from family or friends. But as businesses grow, it's sometimes necessary to obtain outside financing. The majority of business owners usually opt for traditional bank loans or loans from the Small Business Administration (SBA)....
loans for franchises
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The Best Loans for Franchises

Opening your own franchise is a smart decision if you're an ambitious entrepreneur. Being the owner of a franchise offers the flexibility to be your own boss, yet with the security of owning an already established brand. Like with any business, though, the costs of starting up can be pretty high and you might need...
unsecured business loans
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What You Need to Know About Unsecured Business Loans

As a small business owner, you may need financing at some point. You might need help purchasing an asset, expanding your business and more. No matter the reason, an unsecured business loan can help. Whether you’re struggling due to the COVID-19 pandemic or are looking for help with business needs to expand, there are unsecured business...
collateral loans
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What You Need to Know About Collateral Loans

The ebb and flow of modern business is difficult to predict. Small businesses, in particular, can struggle to react to fast-changing market conditions. There may be times when short-term cash injections are needed to cover temporary cash flow problems or capitalize on opportunities for expansion. And at times like these, collateral loans are very useful...
success after covid-19
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7 Ways You Can Prepare Your Business for Success After COVID-19

For many business owners, finding success during the COVID-19 situation has been challenging. In fact, this unprecedented time has turned many businesses upside down. The outlook for life after COVID-19 remains uncertain, but fortunately there are ways to prepare your business for the future. After all, challenges can inspire growth and innovation. If you focus...
financial help
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Need Financial Help to Reopen Your Business After COVID-19?

After months of lockdowns that required many companies to cut back hours, pause production or close completely, restrictions are starting to lift, and small businesses are starting to slowly and cautiously open back up. But when they do, they’ll be opening their doors to a different world than when they had to close them. With...
small business financing
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Free E-Book Download: The Truth About Small Business Financing

StartupNation’s Business Builder E-Book Series provides readers with a FREE downloadable guide to help you start, grow or manage your business. StartupNation has partnered with Rapid Finance, one of the biggest names in the alternative business financing industry, to provide our readers with an exclusive guide to small business financing. Click HERE to download StartupNation's FREE...
debt
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5 Ways to Manage Your Startup’s Debt

It can be difficult to run your business on a daily basis, while planning for growth at the same time. There’s a certain truth to the saying that you’ve got to spend money to make money, but if you can’t cover your expenses every month (i.e. rent, payments to suppliers, salaries, etc.) you’re going to...
seasonal financing
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How Seasonal Financing Can Benefit Your Business

It’s that time of year again: many entrepreneurs and small business owners are taking advantage of eager consumers’ year-end purchases and boosting sales opportunities. When it comes time to boost your own holiday sales, you may need extra help in the seasonal financing department. Luckily, lenders are willing and waiting to provide the funding you...
financing
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Financing Made Simple: The Truth About Small Business Financing

How many times have you heard that it’s hard to get funding? It’s a common refrain and every entrepreneur has wondered how to better raise capital. The truth is that it’s not nearly as hard as you think. Here are some common myths about funding a business and how they don’t hold up in real...
small business financing
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Minimum Sales Requirements: The Truth About Small Business Financing

Every successful business had to begin somewhere. Apple started in Steve Jobs’ garage, after all. While you’re probably not aiming toward worldwide corporate domination, you know your business plan has solid potential... as long as you can get funding. Too often, traditional lenders seem willing to hand over cash only to businesses that are already...
financing
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Spending Freedom: The Truth About Small Business Financing

It’s hard to qualify for a traditional small business loan through a bank, and it’s even more difficult to get funding through a Small Business Administration (SBA) loan. If you do make it through the 60- to 90-day application process, you still aren’t in the clear. Traditional lenders have rules about how you spend the money from...
bad credit
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Get Funded with Bad Credit: The Truth About Small Business Financing

If you’re a small business owner, your need for cash is often greatest in the period before you receive payments. The long-term health of your business may depend on your ability to purchase inventory or essential equipment ahead of time. This seems like such a simple equation... and yet, it can be discouraging to approach...
funding
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Fund Your Business with StartupNation Business Services

StartupNation offers a number of services to aspiring entrepreneurs looking to get their businesses off of the ground. We serve a wide range of companies, including freelancers, sole proprietorships, home-based businesses, part-time businesses and more. StartupNation’s in-house Business Services are designed for all entrepreneurs and small business owners, whether you are in the initial startup...