Discover the targeted funding and resources available to support YOUR small business or idea
Target Funding ensures that the struggle to obtain funds will never again come between you and your dreams.
Too often, great business ideas fail to see the light of day because the entrepreneur doesn’t know how to secure the funding he or she needs. Until now. Target Funding proves you don’t need to be one of these would-be business owners or inventors. No matter what your idea might be, there is funding available to build a solid business or invention around it. Target Funding helps you obtain this and more—even if you have faced bankruptcy, exhausted all avenues, or feel like you are at your wit’s end.
Kedma Ough is one of today’s most respected authorities on business funding and entrepreneurship and this practical guide reveals how to locate and secure the necessary funds and resources you need to launch, stabilize, or grow your business dream. She will open your eyes to the vast array of opportunities you didn’t know existed—and provides special insight into beneficial sources before you’re even left the gate.
Target Funding takes you on a deep dive into:
- The wide range of funding options available for any startup, including un-bankable ventures and independent inventors
- Hundreds of vetted funding sources detailing features and eligibility requirements
- A winning process for matching funding opportunities with your specific needs
- Step-by-step guidance on how to approach funding sources, win them over, and convince them to provide the money you need
- Real-life business funding stories that will motivate you to act
You'll learn about all the options available to you, including conventional, alternative, and diversity funding. You’ll find out how to access all of them based on your needs, demographic, industry, location, and other variables.
Get started on your dream venture today! With Target Funding, you have a proven business-funding strategy to lift your company or invention off the ground and become a sustainable profit machine.
Target Funding: A Proven System to Get the Money and Resources You Need to Start or Grow Your Business| Kedma Ough (Author)| McGraw-Hill Education
Table of Contents
Part One The New American Dream: A Business of One’s Own
Chapter 1. The Opportunity: Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Small Business Ownership
Chapter 2. The Challenge: It’s All About the Cash
Chapter 3. The Solution: Target Funding
Part Two Diversity Funding
Chapter 4. Funding for Veteran-Owned Businesses
Chapter 5. Funding for Businesses Owned by People with Disabilities Chapter 6 Funding for Minority-Owned Businesses
Chapter 7. Funding for Women-Owned Businesses
Chapter 8. Funding for Other Diversity Groups
Part Three Community-Based Funding
Chapter 9. Economic Development Funding
Chapter 10. Industry Cluster Funding
Chapter 11. Community Development Financial Institutions
Part Four Funding for Inventions and Innovation
Chapter 12. Funding for Independent Inventors
Chapter 13. Funding for Research and Technology Ventures
Part Five Funding for Startups and Small Businesses
Chapter 14. Business Advice Funding
Chapter 15. Grants for Startups and Small Businesses
Chapter 16. Funding for a Franchise
Chapter 17. Government Procurement–Based Funding
Part Six Funding for the Unbankable
Chapter 18. Matched Savings Funding
Chapter 19. Incubator- and Accelerator-Based Funding
Part Seven Ready, Set, Fund!
Chapter 20. Creating Your Target Funding Map
21 3-2-1 Target Funding Launch!
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