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Things to Consider when Choosing a Funding Source

Choose Funding Source from The Startup Garage

Clearly there are many different ways to go for your source of funds, and there are several factors to keep in mind when weighing your options. Below are a few of the questions you should ask when determining what route is the best for your funding needs: How much money you’re looking for: This will […]

Sources of Funding for Early-Stage Startups

Early Startup Funding Sources from The Startup Garage

One of the biggest uncertainties that many entrepreneurs have in the seed stage and pre-launch phase is how to get funding for their business. There are a wide variety of sources, tools, and strategies for funding your business. As a brief overview, we have summarized the most common sources of early stage funding below: You: […]

The Startup Garage Guide to Business Funding E-Series

Capital Raising Business Funding eSeries from The Startup Garage

At The Startup Garage, we know that one of the most common reasons why entrepreneurs write business plans is because they are looking for funding. The process of funding a business can be challenging and confusing, with many different ways to get funding, and a variety of requirements for each of them. With this in […]

California Registers its First Benefit Corporation

First California Benefit Corporation from The Startup Garage

Last year, California passed legislative to establish the structure of Benefit Corporations – a legal business structure that combines social issues with business efforts. The law took effect January 1st, 2012 and Yvon Chouinard was first in line at the Secretary of State’s office. His company, Patagonia, is an outdoor clothing, apparel, and equipment enterprise that […]

Obama talks Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Obama State of the Union on Startups from The Startup Garage

During his State of Union, Obama proposed new ideas that will stimulate economic growth catered towards entrepreneurs and small business owners. He stated, “Most new jobs are created in start-ups and small businesses, so let’s pass an agenda that helps them succeed.” His agenda includes job creation through innovation, an expansion on tax relief towards […]