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Follow The Money: How Small Businesses Get Funding

Finding the cash to launch your business or keep it running can be a daunting task. Whether you are reaching into your pocketbook (or someone else’s), borrowing money from a bank or seeking a cash-heavy investor, every enterprenuer knows that without cash, success is out of reach.

With this infographic courtesy of Bolt Insurance, you will learn:

  • The various ways that small businesses get money to help them grow
  • Who is most likely to get funding
  • How how much venture capitalists and angel investors contribute financially
  • Much more…

A few facts from the graphic:

  • 31% of small business owners borrow money from friends and family
  • 75% of young firms’ funds come from bank loans and credit
  • $6.27:  For every dollar of venture capital invested since 1970, $6.27 of revenue was generated
  • New law in Jan. 2013:  A company can raise up to $1M a year from individual investors in exchange for equity in the company

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Infographic Credits, courtesy of Bolt Insurance:

Source: BoltInsurance.com

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