Getting the Money to Start Your Own Business

This is the eBook version of the printed book. This Element is an excerpt from The Truth About Starting a Business (9780137144501), by Bruce R. Barringer. Available in print and digital formats. Minimizing the cost of launching your business--and then finding the money you do need. Most prospective business owners worry about whether they'll be able to raise sufficient funds to start a business. It's a legitimate concern. But the same business might cost one person $10,000 to start and another person $25,000. The amount needed depends on how a person thinks about money, and how frugal and resourceful that person is. Skimpy finances can be a blessing, not a curse....