Dec 12, 2017 – When investing in a small business, you need to decide which type of investment you will make: an equity investment or a debt investment. There are pros and cons to each type, so it is important to understand both in order to make a choice that is most compatible with your unique situation and goals.

In 1958, Congress created the Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) program to facilitate the flow of long-term capital to America's small businesses. SBA does not provide capital directly to businesses. Instead, SBA partners with private investors to capitalize professionally-managed investment funds (known as …

An SBIC is a privately owned company that's licensed and regulated by the SBA. SBICs invest in small businesses in the form of debt and equity. The SBA doesn't invest directly into small businesses, but it does provide funding to qualified SBICs with expertise in certain sectors or industries. Those SBICs then use their …

Sep 8, 2016 – But then . . . you invest in it and watch your cash quickly burn to ashes. Clearly, not all businesses you invest in will stand the test of time. So, entrepreneurs interested in seeing their money grow have to take cautionary steps before investing. In that light, if you're looking for some solid small businesses that …

May 5, 2015 – Although he believes in the business model and the mission of the company, some days he thinks he won't have a job in three weeks. I met with David on Wednesday. While he's a great saver and earns a decent buck, he isn't wealthy. He wants to invest in small companies so much that we've set up a “fun …

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