There are many options and programs to consider when it comes to financing your business. Depending which route you take, traditional financing, local programs, or venture capital, your ND SBDC advisor can help prepare you. There are many factors to take into account when deciding what approach to financing is best for your business. When you're ready to consider financing, there are many state and regional program options available.
- Small Business Financing Programs
- The Vault, a list of programs brought to you by Dakota Business Lending
- Mainvest, a revenue-share model crowdfunding option
When it comes to considering venture capital for a startup, many founders find themselves grasping at all the terms and language that get thrown around.
The ND SBDC has put together this guide to assist with the basics of venture capital, including the types of funding, how it works, and the stages of financing. Review the guide and connect with your advisor for further assistance.