Credit Card Financing 101

The Risks and Rewards of Credit Card Financing

Countless entrepreneurs have used credit cards to finance their businesses. But be careful how you use them, there are risks involved. Countless entrepreneurs have used credit cards to finance their businesses because they had nowhere else to turn. Their numbers are growing. According to a recent survey by the National Small Business Association, credit cards […]

Crowdfunding’s Pros and Cons for Immigrant Startups

Crowdfunding is hot right now, but is it right for you? Learn crowdfunding’s pros and cons in this revealing interview with Evan Cohen, a top executive of Indiegogo. Immigrant Business:  Indiegogo has become one the of the top three crowdfunding sites on the web in a few short years. How did it get started? Cohen. Basically, our three […]

Small-Business Financing: Four Success Tips

4 Can’t-Miss Tips for Financing Your Business

How did successful fashion entrepreneur Eddie Wang raise the money he needed to run Toula, his multimillion-dollar women’s apparel manufacturing business?  He slowly built good credit and invested years in building a strong working relationship with his bank. Eddie Wang … slowly built good credit and invested years in building a strong working relationship with his […]

The Seven Keys to Raising Start-up Money

The Seven Keys to Raising Startup Money

How did this immigrant entrepreneur parlays his savings, sweat equity, friendship and enthusiasm to realize his dream of teaching American kids to play world-class soccer? Like many immigrant entrepreneurs, Aziz Makhani didn’t need millions of dollars to launch his big idea. To make KickShot, his soccer board game, a reality, he needed less than $50,000 in startup funds.  […]