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5 Reasons Why SaaS Entrepreneurs Should Think Twice about VC

5 Reasons Why SaaS Entrepreneurs Should Think Twice About VC

Before you barrel ahead with crafting your pitch deck, stop and think twice about whether venture capital (VC) is the right choice for your business. VC has some major drawbacks, after all. Here are five reasons you may want to think twice about it.

Top 6 Financial Mistakes to Avoid for Startups

Startup leaders who understand (and avoid) specific financial mistakes across the three stages of their company’s life — early, mid and late — are positioned to win. Here are the top 6 financial mistakes to avoid across the three stages of your startup.

Exploring Venture Debt: Benefits, Risks, and Tradeoffs

Venture debt is a debt funding mechanism available only to venture-backed, early- and growth-stage companies. Here we explore venture debt pros and cons.

5 Reasons to Choose Debt Over Equity Financing

Debt financing may offer its own hidden benefits over equity financing. Here are five reasons not to be skittish about financing your company with debt.

Everything You Need to Know About the SBA’s 7(a) Loan

There are several financing options that a young tech company might find useful. The most common of these is the standard 7(a) SBA loan. Let’s review how it works and break down the details.

A Sustainable Way Forward for Online Lending

Federal Reserve Bank of New York released findings from its 2016 small business credit survey. One of the big takeaways? Small businesses really don’t like online lenders.

Funding Checklist: Documents for Securing a Traditional SMB Bank Loan

We outline the most common documents banks require for securing a traditional bank loan. Thinking about getting an SMB bank loan? This checklist will help.

4 Alternative Loan Categories for SMBs

Alternative lenders have transformed the lending environment for SMB borrowers. New financing products are better structured for SMBs and can deliver capital more quickly, enabling entrepreneurs to stay focused on growing their businesses.