Shaking the Money Tree: Selected Resources for Small Business Capital


Business Reference in Public Libraries Committee
Saturday, June 16, 2001
San Francisco, CA


Gary White
Schreyer Business Library, Penn State University

Types of Financing Sources

  • Government Sponsored
    • Small Business Administration
    • 504 Loans
    • State and Local Sources
  • Equity and Insider Financing
    • Venture Capital
    • Angels
    • IPOs
    • Personal Sources
      • 401K
      • Family/Friends
  • Commercial Debt
    • Banks
    • Leases
  • Other
    • Business Incubators
    • Royalty Financing

The Sequoia of Money Trees

SBA District Offices
Small Business Development Centers
Women’s Online Business Center

SBA Hotlist – Financing Your Business

State Commerce & Economic Development Departments

U.S. Department of Commerce List

Angel Capital Electronic Network

S.C.O.R.E. – Service Corp of Retired Engineers
“By Entrepreneurs For Entrepreneurs”
“America’s Business Funding Directory”

National Venture Capital Association

Entrepreneurial Edge
Edward Lowe Foundation

Entreworld – Kaufman Center for Entreprenurial Leadership

Minority Business Development Agency


Finally – Last but not least:
BRASS Best of the Best Business Web Sites: Small Business


BRASS Business Reference in Public Libraries Committee

bullet Shaking the Money Tree: Selected Sources for Small Business Capital
Business Reference in Public Libraries Committee, ALA Annual Conference, June 16, 2001

Disclaimer: This publication has been placed on the web for the convenience of BRASS members. Information and links will not be updated. Posted 6 August 2001.