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

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.