One of the common scams about starting a business is the wide variety of available grants.
You can save up money to fund your own business. Or you can find other people to finance your business, often called OPM.
Starting a business entails a huge financial risk. Determine what can you lose and how much you are prepared to risk for your new business.
If you are looking for a bank loan to start a business, the first step is to learn how to contact the banker the right way. How do you approach a lender? How do you prepare to increase your chances of getting a loan? What do you need to present? What are the questions to ask? What will they ask you? Here are tips on contacting a lender.
It is highly recommended that you invest your own money in your business. It will give you the extra push to work harder (after all, it’s your money on the line) and make the business succeed.