Cheree Warrick discovered a budding business opportunity while building a business plan for her family. Now, she seeks to give back and help others pursue their professional dreams.
Access to Capital is finishing off 2014 in New York City on Nov. 12. Over 200 people have registered for the one-day event, which includes a panel of lending experts that will discuss traditional and alternative lending options, and spotlight presentations on equity, crowdfunding and business credit. Small business owners will also have the ability to sign [...]
Recently, we worked with the SBA to host a webinar designed to help business owners understand the steps they can take to help build their business credit. Based on the sheer number of follow up questions, it was clear that audience members were fully engaged. The SBA has posted a recording of the presentation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nzu1rhbVgQE [...]
A vital piece of the 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups Acts (JOBS Act) went into effect last week, drastically changing startup finance. Startups are now allowed to use advertising and other methods to gain funding from investors, a process known as “general solicitation” that was previously illegal. Finding funding is now a whole different game [...]
After much deliberation, we chose a winner for Dun & Bradstreet Credibility's "Reach for the Stars" contest: Bjork Construction of Fremont, California. Back in October, we announced that we would be taking one lucky business owner and his or her guest to the American Music Awards. When we read Jean Bjork’s entrance essay, we knew she was the one. [...]
We're so excited to announce our first ever Access to Capital: Money to Mainstreet event! We've lined up an incredible group of speakers who are all focused on educating you and another small business owners on what it takes to get funding in this economic environment. These executives hailing from companies including Wells Fargo, Lendio, Pepperdine University, City [...]
While many many options are available for funding a business in need of growth, actually landing that funding can be much more challenging for small business owners. In our continuing effort to better explain various sources of capital available to small business owners, we thought we'd look at Angel Funding, which is becoming an increasingly common [...]