Shaking the Money Tree: Selected Resources for Small Business Capital

Disclaimer

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


Presentation

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
http://www.sba.gov/hotlist/busfin.html

State Commerce & Economic Development Departments
Examples:
California

U.S. Department of Commerce List

ACE-NET
Angel Capital Electronic Network
https://ace-net.sr.unh.edu/pub/

S.C.O.R.E. – Service Corp of Retired Engineers
http://www.score.org

Morebusiness.com
“By Entrepreneurs For Entrepreneurs”
http://www.morebusiness.com

BusinessFinance.com
“America’s Business Funding Directory”
http://www.businessfinance.com/

National Venture Capital Association
http://www.nvca.org/

Entrepreneurial Edge
Edward Lowe Foundation
http://www.lowe.org/
http://edge.lowe.org/

Entreworld – Kaufman Center for Entreprenurial Leadership
http://www.entreworld.com

Minority Business Development Agency
http://www.mbda.gov

Quicken
http://www.quicken.com/small_business

Finally – Last but not least:
BRASS Best of the Best Business Web Sites: Small Business
http://www.ala.org/rusa/brass/bestsmb.html

DISCUSSION


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

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