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Advice & Templates
Starting and Managing a Business
Created by the Small Business Administration (SBA), advice is given on the aspects of starting a business: such as finding a mentor or counselor; writing a business plan; establishing a business; preparing Your finances; loans, grants & funding; business law & regulations; marketing a new business; and licenses & permits.
"Kickstarter is a new way to fund creative projects. We believe that: A good idea, communicated well, can spread fast and wide and A large group of people can be a tremendous source of money and encouragement.
Kickstarter is powered by a unique all-or-nothing funding method where projects must be fully-funded or no money changes hands."
"We are a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world."
"...On Prosper, borrowers list loan requests between $2,000 and $35,000 and individual lenders invest as little as $25 in each loan listing they select..."
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