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small business recovery
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Small Business Check-In: Which Sectors Are Recovering Better and Why?

March 2020 was a month no business owner will soon forget. The country was locking down, and our small business clients were struggling to understand the rapidly changing news cycle, a patchwork of local ordinances and vast changes to customer demand. Over the next several months, small businesses were forced to make the hard decisions...
e-commerce financing
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E-Commerce Financing: Funding Your Online Business

It’s a Catch-22: you sell your products to make money, but you need money to buy those products to sell. What if you don’t have the working capital on hand to do so? That’s where e-commerce funding comes in. You can take out a loan to purchase what you need, then pay it back from...
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...
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...
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5 Ways to Fund Your Startup Without Giving Up Equity

The press tends to glamorize equity investments, and as a result, venture capital investments get plenty of press coverage. Startup founders are often hailed as heroes when they secure a round of funding. The reality behind the scenes is more complex. By selling a piece of your company, you surrender some control (and future gains)...
cash flow
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8 Steps to Make Your Startup’s Cash Flow Positive

Cash flow is the lifeblood of any business. Without cash on hand, you will be unable to pay your staff and your bills, invest in growth or buy raw materials to service new customers. Further, if you think that cash flow problems only affect companies with marginal profitability and poor prospects, think again: as your...
Debt
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Demystifying Small Business Debt to Unlock Growth

It often seems as though people treat debt like they do the plague: a nasty state of negative balances that should be avoided at all costs. But debt is less of an enemy and more of an unsuspecting ally that may just be the thing you need to really get your business growing. How exactly...
Fund
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The Quickest Ways to Fund Your Startup

With unprecedented competition in the lending market, now is a great time for small businesses to get quick business loans with excellent terms. Traditional banks have notoriously been cautious when lending to small businesses. After the financial crisis that began in 2008, the big banks pulled back from small business lending even more. To make up for...
Term loans
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A Quick Guide to Term Loans

From small business loans to business credit cards, there are many options available for entrepreneurs to finance their projects. When you have an investment opportunity that will create a steady stream of revenue, you’ll often find that a term loan provides several benefits. With term loans, a business owner borrows a lump sum from a...
Small Business Loans
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Small Business Loans: How to Simplify [Video: Part 1 of 2]

My name is David Haber and I am the cofounder and CEO of Bond Street, a startup that aims to make access to capital for small business owners more simple, transparent and fair. We are excited to collaborate with StartupNation to bring you this video series on small business loans. We created this class because we wanted...