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Funding a New Business For Dummies : For Dummies (Business & Personal Finance) - Marc R. Butler

Funding a New Business For Dummies

By: Marc R. Butler, Eric Butow

Paperback | 29 April 2024 | Edition Number 1

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Find the money to execute your brilliant business ideas

Funding a Startup For Dummies drills down to the top question on the minds of entrepreneurs—where can you find the funds to launch your new business? Connecting the dots between your vision and the capital needed to make it happen can be one of the most challenging parts of entrepreneurship. This book helps you over that hurdle, giving you the essential information and advice you need to navigate the path from idea to execution of a business plan. Discover how to evaluate all the options available, from tapping into your own savings to traditional loans to newer options like crowdfunding. You’ll also dive into finding and negotiating with investors, as well as managing your capital once it’s in hand. Start by visualizing business success, and then put in the work to make it happen, with the help of this no-nonsense Dummies guide.
  • Get an intro to the world of small-business finance
  • Assess your financing needs and take stock of your current assets
  • Evaluate your options for loans, grands, and subsidies
  • Learn to approach investors and pitch your business idea
Anyone in the early days of launching a business will find a treasure trove of valuable information in Funding a Startup For Dummies.

About the Authors

Marc R. Butler is a highly experienced financial services executive who currently works as an advisor and consultant in the financial services world, with a focus on wealth management, organizational operation, and startup success.

Eric Butow is the owner of Butow Communications Group in Jackson, California, and is the coauthor of Instagram for Business For Dummies and Digital Etiquette For Dummies.

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