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New Nevada Venture Fund for High-Growth Businesses

November 8th, 2013, 02:38:27 PM
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Nevada’s first early stage venture capital program is now live!  The Battle Born Growth Escalator Venture Program (“Battle Born”) makes equity investments in early stage, high growth Nevada enterprises. Venture capital has not traditionally been a strong suit for Nevada; the state received only $2 per head in venture capital in the year to June […]

Crowdfunding, What Are Your Options?

September 20th, 2012, 04:52:23 PM
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What is Crowdfunding? Crowdfunding is essentially a donation funded venture from many donors generally via the Internet.  The way it works is that the individual or group seeking funding puts together a “pitch” for donations. These pitches are usually in the form of a video or written description of the requestor’s plan. Detailed plans describe what […]

Small Businesses Have New Non-Profit Sources For SBA-financed Loans

August 5th, 2011, 09:56:28 AM
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20 First Community lending organizations selected to start making loans up to $200,000 under new Intermediary Lending Pilot Program Release Date: August 4, 2011 Contact: David J. Hall  (202) 205-6697 Or Dennis Byrne (202) 205-6567 Release Number: 11-46 Internet Address: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Startups, newly established and growing small businesses now have a new source of […]

The Reality of Lending

December 6th, 2010, 10:37:11 AM
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  The Reality of Lending – “The New Norm” A feature article re-posted from the online edition of  Nevada Business – The Decision Makers Magazine. A Nevadan needs $120,000 to open a used sporting goods store but can’t get a loan from a bank. Either he gives up the idea or resorts to creative financing, […]

What NOT to say to your lender!

February 24th, 2010, 04:04:08 PM
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Here at the NSBDC, I spend a lot of time talking with folks wanting to start a business, and one of the very first things we get into is the reason for having to write a business plan. One of the main reasons – “Because a lender REQUIRES one!”  Out of that discussion generally comes […]

The ‘Six Ps’ of Small Business Borrowing in Tough Credit Markets

October 22nd, 2008, 04:35:00 PM
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Despite the current financial upheaval both in Nevada and throughout the nation, entrepreneurs and small business owners still need access to capital to start or expand a business.  But, navigating the path from deciding a loan is needed to having the funds in the business banking account has recently become much tougher. Not only have […]

Raising Capital

September 28th, 2007, 09:37:19 AM
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Nevada provides many tools to small business – from incentives for business expansion to self-insurance plans to assist in risk management. Another tool Nevada corporations have in their business arsenal is the publicly registered offering of securities. Raising capital through a public offering can help with an expansion or the launch of a new business. […]

Tax Workshop Opportunity

August 30th, 2007, 10:32:18 AM
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The Nevada Department of Taxation is holding a free Ask the Advisors “Basic Training Workshop” for new and existing businesses on Wednesday October 17, 2007 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. This workshop will cover topics including: Understanding sales and use tax Modified business tax Live entertainment tax Business license requirements Sales tax permit fees […]

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