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Crowd Funding and Alternative Sources to Raising Capital


Are you struggling to find a loan to fund your startup? Nontraditional alternatives have totally changed the way capital is raised. Discover how you can crowd fund your business in as little as 30 to 90 days. Not sure if crowd funding is for you? We will examine other options such as angel and venture funding, private placement, micro loans, invoice factoring and supplier or customer funding. Understand your options, develop a funding strategy and become one step closer to bringing your business idea or invention to life.


Upon successful completion of this class, the student will be able to:

  • Select the best financing options for their business
  • Understand the commitment being made
  • Prepare a funding request package with video
  • Prepare your business to reach your goals


  1. Identify range of financing possibilities
  2. Present advantages and disadvantages of each
  3. What is needed for a funding request
  4. Considerations for repayment
  5. How to prepare for success

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