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Obtaining small business loans is a major challenge that small business owners and those wanting to start a business are faced with. SCORE.ORG is a non profit organization that helps and mentors people on small business issues including obtaining financing and small business loans. This article from SCORE.ORG includes a fundability quiz to help you learn about your financing options in partnership with OnDeck business loans.
Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet. Crowdfunding is considered an alternative form of financing for small business. This article from investopedia.com defines crowdfunding, describes how it works, and provides examples of successful crowdfunding ventures.
An angel investor for a small business is a person who supports a business financially, typically one who invests private capital in a small or newly established enterprise. SCORE.ORG published this article to help you evaluate if angel investors are right for your business. SCORE also provide free mentorship from volunteers who can provide you with additional information regarding this option for small businesses.