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Start-Up Loans
Establish Your
Organization
Finance Your
Business
Tax and
Licenses
Grow and
Maintain

You may qualify for a start-up loan if your company is relatively new and not yet generating sales. For this type of financing, lenders will often forgo traditional loan requirements if they see potential in your business concept and plan, and the number of new jobs the business will create. For more information about start-up loans, read about SBA loans or contact local lending institutions.

Who Should Apply:

  • Relatively new businesses with no sales
  • Business owners with good personal credit
  • Business owners with a good plan
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Advantages
  • Government often acts as guarantor.
Disadvantages
  • Equity participation may be required.
  • Some investors or private lenders may want ownership or other financial participation.

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