Business Financing FAQ
Here are questions you need to know the answer to as you finance your business.
The Lowdown on Business Loans
If you're seeking a loan for your business, make sure you understand the basics.
Raising Private Money: Gifts, Loans, and Equity Investments
Learn about your options -- gifts, loans, and equityinvestments -- when raising money from family and friends to fundyour business.
Small Business Loans: Getting the Lender's Approval
When trying to get a business loan, it helps to view things from the lender's perspective.
Understanding Promissory Notes for Small Businesses
Learn about the different ways a promissory note can structure repayment of a business loan.
Raising Money Through Equity Investments
Learn about the pros and cons of bringing investors into yourbusiness.
Loans and Equity Investments Compared
How to choose between getting a loan or selling part of your business to an equity investor.
Private Loans & Investments: Raising Money from Family and Friends
Learn the basics of raising small business capital from family andfriends.
What is a Convertible Note?
What are the implications of having your company borrow money under a convertible note instead of a regular promissory note?
How to Negotiate a Loan Agreement for Your Business
Seven key provisions to focus on when negotiating a loan agreement for your business.
Can I add my good payment history on a private loan to my credit report?
If you can't get the credit bureaus to include this information in your credit report, remember, you can still include the information on an application when applying for new credit.