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Startup Tips

5 Things You Need to Do When Bootstrapping Your Startup

Finance your own business and keep 100 percent

by Jonathan Long  | September 19, 2017 07:00:00
Startup Tips

Financial Adviser: 5 ways to get the cash you need for your startup

Get funding without losing control of your business

 Question: I am planning to expand my startup next year and I will be needing some extra cash to finance it. There are investors interested to help but I don’t know how to handle this properly. I want to raise funds without ...

by Henry Ong  | October 11, 2016 06:00:00
Business Ideas

Becoming a self-made millionaire

3 wealth management experts help you better your odds

It's certainly possible that your company could become a resounding success and net you several millions in a sale. But there can be difficulties, even if your business is a consistent earner. So if your dream is to become a self-made millionaire, ...

by Nina Zipkin  | August 03, 2016 05:00:00
Startup Tips

8 smart things to do when you find your capital isn't enough

Quoting personal finance guru Robert Kiyosaki, 'It does not take money to make money.'

Do you have a great business idea you haven't started working on because you couldn’t raise all the capital you need? You should no longer let that deter you. According to Robert Kiyosaki, “It does not take money to make money.”There may be days ahead of struggle, ...

by Toby Nwazor  | January 27, 2016 07:00:00
Business Ideas

How to keep a tab on your spending

Putting up a new business can be so demanding and stressful that even rational people can sometimes fall into the overspending trap.

Putting up a new business can be so demanding and stressful that even rational people can sometimes fall into the overspending trap.In your enthusiasm to make your business succeed, you yourself may fall into this trap and face the following undesirable situations:High ...

by Henry Ong  | October 16, 2013 10:00:00
Business Ideas

Show me the money

Are you raising capital the best and fastest way possible?

Are you raising capital the best and fastest way possible? Other than using your own savings, you can fund your business by borrowing from family and friends and applying for bank loans. Borrowing can be tricky though, especially when it involves personal ...

May 28, 2013 02:00:00
Startup Tips

How to limit your bad debts

Decide on the credit worthiness of your prospective customers. Know their paying ability, credit record, and the maximum credit you are willing to provide them.

Most companies sell on credit without charging a fee for the service, and this gives rise to “accounts receivable,” the asset account in the balance sheet representing the total of all outstanding credit sales.Normally, a company will extend credit to a customer ...

by Bay Cabrera  | October 08, 2012 02:00:00
Startup Tips

Check that cash crunch

Q: I’m currently having a cash crunch and I don’t have a lot of fund sources to turn to. I’m thinking of either delaying payment to my suppliers or delaying my employees’ salaries. What do I do?A:Before you start thinking of doing ...

by Henry C. Ong  | August 30, 2012 01:00:00
Startup Tips

Internal and external sources of funds for your business

At whatever stage of growth you are in as an entrepreneur, it is very important to explore all possible sources of capital.

Are you setting up a new business venture? Or are you planning to expand your current business? Either way, you are most likely to face some difficulties obtaining capital to finance your business, especially during these times of economic uncertainty.Your possible sources ...

by Henry Ong  | August 06, 2012 10:00:00
Business Ideas

Raising cash for your startup

Do you have the motivation and the idea for a business but lack the cash?

Do you have the motivation and the idea for a business but lack the cash? Getting the funding to start or expand your business is a hurdle for most aspiring entrepreneurs. You can try borrowing money from relatives and friends, the bank ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | April 26, 2012 06:00:00
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Pitch perfect

A quick guide on how to convince investors to put money into your business idea

Every successful business begins with a good idea. But an entrepreneur with a good idea needs financial resources to make his idea become a reality. In these ever more competitive business times, the first step towards realizing a good business idea is ...

by Heidi Pascual  | February 12, 2012 09:00:00
Startup Tips

All about money: Where to get funding

It takes money to make money, the fact remains that business begins with capital

A business is a game of Catch-22; that is, it takes money to make money. Even if that’s what many of us don’t have, the fact remains that business begins with capital. So how do you get that first “push” in starting ...

by Jimbo Owen B. Gulle  | August 08, 2011 07:00:00
Business Ideas

Business Basics: 10 things you should know about funding your business

Even starting a business from scratch needs capital to turn your business ideas into reality. The materials, electricity, lease of space, and even the registration of your business name require money. If you are like the many Filipinos who have no trust ...

April 12, 2011 09:00:00