Top 3 Mistakes Startups Make When Asking for Capital

When trying to get funding for your business, don’t make these three rookie mistakes.

How to Prepare for a Lender Matchmaking Event: A Checklist of What to Bring

If you’re attending a lender matchmaking event and want to make sure that you’re prepared, check out the checklist in this article from Dun & Bradstreet.

Think About the Future of Your Business When You Get Startup Funding

Here are four credit & financing tips to think about in the early stages of your business. Visit Access to Capital to learn more about how to find funding for your business.

Can You Get by with Bootstrapping?

What is one important thing a business needs to survive?  The answer is obvious…money.  If you are like other entrepreneurs, you have thought about how to obtain these funds.  There are banks, angel investors, credit unions, and the SBA.  But before you go asking for funding, ask yourself, do I really need to get outside funding?  Can I make […]

Diving Into the Start-Up Trenches

Not knowing what it takes to start a company can be the reason an entrepreneur is not able to obtain funding from investors and financial institutions.  There are a variety of ways you can educate yourself about starting up a business.  You can take classes, get a mentor, or read a million articles online.  But, why […]