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Thursday, January 10, 2019 | Access to Capital, Business planning and strategy, Financial tools and management, Retirement

This post orginally appeared on the blog of our partner, CDC Small Business Finance.

If you’re a business owner, money matters are often top of mind. Is my company bringing in enough revenue? Will I have enough saved up for retirement? How much will I owe in taxes this year?

Thursday, December 20, 2018 | Access to Capital, Business planning and strategy

Do you have a great idea for a new business and want to start your journey as an entrepreneur? Starting a business can seem like a daunting task and you might need some help figuring out if you’re ready to turn your idea into a reality. Watch our video for tips to help you determine if your business idea has legs.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 | Access to Capital, Financial tools and management

This is the third post in a series on the basics of small business finances. Check out our posts on small business bank accounts and small business credit cards, and stay tuned for future posts in this series.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 | Access to Capital, Marketing and research

This Saturday, November 24, is Small Business Saturday! It’s a great occasion to kick off your holiday marketing and get customers in the door. While small businesses may not have access to expensive marketing gimmicks, you can make up for it in creativity and excellent customer service, and utilize the many resources available to small business owners.

Thursday, November 15, 2018 | Access to Capital, Contracting opportunities, Mentoring and networking

Venturize is proud to partner with the Veterans Business Resource Center (VBRC), an organization based in Missouri that provides mentorship and trainings for veteran small business owners, while also assisting their transition back to civilian life.

Monday, October 29, 2018 | Access to Capital, Mentoring and networking

Small Business Majority's Deputy California Director Xiomara Peña spoke with Remy Meraz, founder of Me Tyme Network, to discuss her story and lessons she learned along the way as she built her business. Me Tyme Network produces video content aimed at "helping people think, feel and work better." Listen to Remy share what inspired her to become an entrepreneur, how she's navigated funding challenges, the resources she's relied on to grow her business and more!

Monday, October 29, 2018 | Access to Capital, Financial tools and management, Legal licensing and permitting

Technology has transformed the way small companies do business, and while this has helped small businesses and entrepreneurs access more customers and new markets in new ways, it’s essential that we talk about the risks associated with moving business online. The rise of new technology can lead to severe security issues, and unfortunately many small businesses are unaware of measures they can take to help ensure the security of their and their customers’ information. That’s why we’re sharing tips and resources for small businesses during October’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

Monday, October 22, 2018 | Access to Capital, Business planning and strategy, Contracting opportunities, Mentoring and networking

Women entrepreneurs contribute significantly to America’s economy and women are opening businesses at higher rates than their male counterparts.

Friday, October 19, 2018 |

Are you looking for ways to get funding for your business, but aren’t sure what kind of loan is right for you? This video will give you some basic information about two of the main types of funding-debt and equity-so you can better understand your options and choose what’s best for you. In this video, we’ll cover equity funding. Be sure to check out part 1 in this series to learn more about debt funding.

Friday, October 19, 2018 |

Are you looking for ways to get funding for your business, but aren’t sure what kind of loan is right for you? This video will give you some basic information about two of the main types of funding-debt and equity-so you can better understand your options and choose what’s best for you. In this video, we’ll cover debt funding. Be sure to check out part 2 in this series to learn more about equity funding.