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    Discover all the ways you can finance your business. We will show you how to choose the best options for your situation.


    In the case study: How I Financed Buying a Business, Bob Adams explains how he successfully used 3 different funding sources.


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Find your best funding source.

In this course, you will discover the many different ways you can finance your business, even if you are just getting started. You will learn about bootstrapping, financing from friends and family, angel investors, venture capitalists, traditional banks, SBA loans, four types of crowdfunding, online lenders, merchant cash advances... plus 17 alternative sources you may not know about. Presented by Bob Adams, Harvard MBA and multimillionaire serial entrepreneur.
Find your best funding source.

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Course curriculum

  • 1
    First Steps to Financing Your Business
    • What You Need to Do Before Approaching Funding Sources
    • Creative Bootstrapping: How to Self-Fund Your Business
    • Should You Seek Debt or Equity Financing?
    • How to Get the Appointment and Make Your Financing Pitch
  • 2
    The Best Options to Fund Your Business
    • Friends and Family Financing: Often Your Best Bet
    • Angel Investors: A Great Way to Fund Startups
    • Venture Capital Financing: Is It Right for You?
    • Traditional Banks: The Gold Standard of Small Business Finance
    • SBA Financing: Micro Loans, Express Loans, Credit Lines and More...
  • 3
    Other Options to Fund Your Business
    • The Four Types of Crowdfunding and How They Might Work for You
    • Online Lenders: A Great Alternative for Many Businesses
    • Merchant Cash Advances: Easy Money, Potentially Big Problems
    • 17 Alternative Financing Ideas for Small Businesses
  • 4
    Case Study
    • CASE STUDY: How I Financed Buying a Business

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