How To Get The Money To Start A Business

In this 5-minute small business class online, you’ll learn how to get the money to start a small business.

Cost: Free
Recommended Pre-Requisite Classes: None
Instructor: Jennifer Croft

Please note: You may have to raise the volume on your computer or phone to be able to clearly hear the video.

In this 5-minute, online class, you’ll learn 12 ways to get the money to start a small business. These include:
•borrowing from banks and microlenders
•obtaining crowd source funding
•taking out a line of credit on your home
•finding investors
•collecting pre-payments from your customers and clients
•negotiating lenient payment terms from your vendors
•leasing equipment instead of buying it

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Related Classes

Here are other small business classes online that relate to How To Get The Money To Start A Business:
How To Get A Loan For Your Business
How To Write A 1-Page Business Plan
How To Write A Fill-In-The-Blank Business Plan


The following small business worksheets will be helpful for you to use:
Start-Up Costs
Net Worth
1-Page Business Plan
8-Page Fill-In-The-Blank Business Plan

Next Steps

After taking this class, here are some good next steps you can take:
•Write a business plan.
•Calculate your start-up costs and breakeven.
•Calculate your net worth.
•Decide which 2-3 sources you’ll use to get the money you need to initially start your business.
•Develop a contingency plan for getting more funds, in case you need them.