Private investors for small businesses include private equities, venture capitalists and angel investors, explains the U.S. Small Business Administration. Each of these types of private investments are managed differentl... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending

To find small business funding, search for grants or loans, explore crowdfunding options or open a credit card account. Funding could also come from a combination of these options. More »

The first step in getting a small business startup bonded is to create a list of services the company provides for its clients so the bonding company can estimate a premium, according to Candace Webb of the Houston Chron... More »

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