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March 31, 2010

Working At Home on an iPad/IPhone app? Good news!

If you have an insanely great app you’re developing for the ipad or the iPhone, venture capital may be available to fund your efforts. Venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB)  announced it’s increasing the size of its “iFund” to $200 million. They’ve already commited all $100 million from the fund estabished two [...]

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February 17, 2010

12 Steps To A Loan Renewal

We’ve been invited to pontificate about small business finance for American Express OPEN: Here’s a peek at today’s article entitled: 12 Steps to a Loan Renewal in 2010. “Temporary setback” in entrepreneur-speak rings of “loan default” in lender speak. Lenders hate bad news, even when they’re expecting it. They hate it even more when federal [...]

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October 2, 2008

How To Find Money To Start a Home-based Business

If you’re starting a business and  need money to turn your dreams into reality, you have several options: You can borrow the money you need and incur a debt, a debt you’ll have to repay; You can sell part of your company to investors and exchange equity for the money you need; or You can [...]

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March 26, 2008

Small Business Loan Programs Salvaged

Small Business Loan Program Wins a Stay of Execution For 2009 Unbeknown to many, Uncle Sam’s been scheming about how to eliminate some small business loan programs. Makes sense I guess. At the mouth of a recession why not strangle the largest supplier of jobs in the U.S.? Fortunately, Senator John Kerry’s Small Business & [...]

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January 13, 2008

Small Business Owner: Fix Those Credit Oopsies

Credit history problems are common. and there’s no magic potion for fixing past problems. But like everything else in running a successful business, if you work hard at it you can fix the problem. (If it was easy everyone would be rich, right?) Just don’t ever give up. Here’s what we suggest: 1) First find [...]

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