Top Ten Things Immigrants Need to Know About Angel Investors

Angel Investors: Top 10 Things Every Immigrant Needs to Know

Is an angel investor right for your business? When start-ups are too big for friends and family, but not big enough to attract venture capital, they turn to private investors called angels to take their companies to the next level. 1. What is Angel Investing? Angels are private investors who will give you startup money […]

Crowdfunding's Pros and Cons for Startups 2

Crowdfunding’s Pros and Cons for 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 […]

NYC Finances Immigrant Startups with $120 Million Fund 1

NYC Finances Immigrant Startups with $120 Million Fund

Immigrant entrepreneurs are a key part of NYC’s economy and corporate leaders have contributed millions to help new businesses grow After a successful career in investment banking in New York and London, in 1999 Maria Gotsch joined the Partnership for New York, where today she administers the Partnership Fund for New York City, a capital pool of roughly […]

Five Steps to Build Credit in the U.S.

Five Steps to Build Credit in the U.S.

The importance of credit in building new businesses, and what you should know before you borrow money. We provide a step-by-step instruction on the various ways you can establish credit. 1) Establish your personal credit. “For a new business, it’s your personal credit that matters,” said Chris Dlugozima, a certified consumer credit counselor at the […]