Tag Archives: Financing

4 Reasons for Small Businesses to Consider Exporting

One of the many things that we do at the Kansas SBDC is help small businesses assess options for growth and incorporate appropriate growth strategies. Participating in international trade, in particular on the export side, is one possibility that holds … Continue reading

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How to Get Ready to Apply for a Business Loan

If you are thinking that you need a loan to open a business – or to help your existing business achieve new goals – there are some steps that you can take ahead of time to ready yourself to apply … Continue reading

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8 Things to Do Before Launching a Crowdfunding Campaign

Crowdfunding might be right for your business if you don’t qualify for a commercial loan (e.g., because you haven’t developed a credit history or don’t have collateral), if you are good at social networking in particular and networking in general, … Continue reading

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Rural and Independent Innovators Conference: Program Details

RIIC Manhattan, Kansas We are very excited about RIIC and looking forward to meeting innovators! Program details are included below.  (More information can be found here.) Day 1 – January 28, 2019 8:00 – 8:25 Sign-in 8:30 – 8:50 Opening Address: … Continue reading

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Working With Banks: 8 Tips for Small Businesses

The WU KSBDC recently hosted a mini-conference on Access to Capital for Small Businesses. The event started with a panel of bankers discussing what small businesses need to know about working with banks. An issue of importance to many small … Continue reading

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Helping Millennials Start Businesses

Half of all millennials want to start their own business within the next several years, according to a study conducted by the Center for Generational Kinetics in conjunction with America’s SBDC – and we love to help! Millennials cited two … Continue reading

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Access to Capital for Small Businesses: Looking for Loans, Grants or Investors

Access to capital is vital to the health of small businesses for many reasons including to help with start-up costs, to manage cash flow cycles, for renovation or relocation expenses, to fund expansion into new markets, and to support research and … Continue reading

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