Raising Capital
  • Seek a bank loan or credit-card line-of-credit
  • Trade equity or services for what the startup provides
  • Negotiate an advance from a strategic partner or customer
  • Join a startup incubator or accelerator
  • Solicit venture capital investors
  • Apply to local angel investor groups
  • Start a crowdfunding campaign online
  • Request a small business grant
  • Pitch your needs to friends and family
  • Fund your startup yourself