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A Guide to Venture Capital

Venture capital is a great option for new businesses looking to grow. Here’s how it works.

Private Equity vs. Venture Capital: What’s the Difference?

If you’re looking for investors, you’ve probably heard of private equity and venture capital. But what’s the difference and which option should you pursue?

How to Choose the Right Private Equity Fund for Your Business

“Private equity” actually encompasses a few different types of funds. Here we outline the differences in these funds and how to choose the right one for your business.

Resources for PPP Loan Forgiveness Help

Applying for forgiveness for a Paycheck Protection Loan can be a challenging task. These resources can help you navigate how to get full forgiveness.

Best Financing Options for Franchise Businesses

Like franchise opportunities themselves, financing options are many and varied.
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Guide to Restructuring Your Business's Debt

Here’s how to restructure your business debt to avoid bankruptcy and improve your cash flow.

How to Renegotiate a Bank Loan

Small business owners can renegotiate bank loan terms and rates under certain circumstances.

Funding Options for Hispanic-Owned Businesses

Despite being the fastest-growing demographic among entrepreneurs, Hispanic business owners still face challenges accessing capital. Here are nine agencies and organizations that can help.

Funding Options for Women-Owned Businesses

Women entrepreneurs are underrepresented in the ranks of American business owners, partially due to lack of funding. Here are 10 programs, agencies and organizations that are addressing this problem.

How to Get Your Paycheck Protection Loan Forgiven

Paycheck Protection Program loans have helped many companies make it through COVID-19-related disruptions. Here is what businesses need to do to get their PPP loans forgiven.