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Where to Find Funding for Your New Business

Where to Find Funding for Your New Business
Photograph by Joshua Hodge

Question: What’s the best source of funding for a new business?

Answer: Bootstrapping, tapping personal savings, and asking friends and family for funding are still the top ways small businesses get started. Once you have some business assets, even such intangibles as a business plan, a patent application, or promising market research, you will be in a position to seek capital from outside investors.