anyone interested in starting his own business or expanding an existing one may do well to look into venture capital. Venture capitalists are willing to invest in a new or growing business venture for a percentage of the equity. The Venture Capital Fund of New England is one source for those with high tech related business ideas
so the government is going to make it easier to get money from the SBA’s 540 Certified Development Company program. See http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=669&ncid=669&e=14&u=/031014/180/5kdiq.html. They want to get this money to more minorities, veterans and women. So HELP these poor bureaucrats make quota and find out how to apply for this money at www.sba.gov/financing/sbaloan/cdc504.html. You can get from $10,000 to $1,000,000 to start or expand your business.
it’s not only Wall Street fat cats or bad business dot com ventures that get venture capital money to fulfill their entrepreneurial dreams. There are over 100 such venture capital organizations now whose goal is to get money to entrepreneurs who want to help low-income or other disadvantaged with good jobs, good services or good products. Go through the list at http://www.cdvca.org/fund_profiles.html and see which ones you should apply to. Remember venture capital is money you don’t have to pay back but they get a piece of the action and you get a partner.
The Allen Dayton Young Entrepreneur Contest chooses about 14 Nebraska High school seniors and gives them from $500 to $2,000 for their entrepreneuring potential.
if you live in a small town or want to live in a small town and want to be an entrepreneur. In it’s efforts to create jobs in small towns the government gives grants to local phone and electric utility companies who are to take that money and help entrepreneurs start or expand a business. The program is called Rural Economic Development Grants at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Find out who got this money in your area so you can get some.
The Rural Business Opportunity Grants program offers over $8 million in grants to non-profit organizations, who in turn give the money to entrepreneurs to start businesses in small towns. Find out what groups in your area have this money for you to use. Contact Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA, Specialty Lenders Division, STOP 3225, Room 6767, 1400 Independence Ave, SW, Washington, DC 20250, 202-720-1400
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