I'd figure I'd start off with the best opportunity with what America has to offer business-wise. This is just a random critique brainstorming how a normal Joe can get started in the business arena. Let's list the opportunities and they could be in any business. Let's try to keep it PG related. Let's talk business.. You must understand the videos and why. The understanding of the videos simply means
You must have a passion for business
The term entrepreneur means you will fail before succeeding
Have a thick skin to stay in the game.
You may feel overwhelmed but it comes with the game. Understand that money is everywhere you just have to know where to look.
Donors, Investors, Angel Investors, and Venture Capitalists.
The following links are just to help and observe the type of grants and assistance. They are everywhere. Grants typically do not have repaid and they give free money to businesses. You would have to apply.
https://www.legalzoom.com/articles/complete-guide-to-crowdfunding-for-business -Good Article on crowdfunding and the types
Lendistry.com: Is another form except you will have to apply for the grants
Lendistry is a minority-led small business lender. To support small businesses, we offer business loans, commercial real estate loans, and a path to the government and private programs that we administer. We focus on lending you money to go from small to medium, or medium to big. It’s time to Next Level your business with Lendistry.
For California Business, there is a dream fund account. https://cadreamfund.com/
What are Angel Investors
Disclaimer: Not a Professional but worthy info
These links are really good examples of what angel investors are and how they work. Usually a percentage of the company.
Other notable links:
https://www.entrepreneur.com/ Real estatate Oppurtunities/Money/Franchising/New Business
Basics of Crowd Funding- link here https://www.gofundme.com/c/crowdfunding
What are the different types of crowdfunding? Donation-based crowdfunding: This type of crowdfunding is one of the most common when looking up “what is a crowdfunding campaign.” In donation-based crowdfunding, people search for and support a cause by donating to it without receiving anything in return. The person running the fundraiser isn’t obligated to pay back donors or give them anything else in return for their contributions. GoFundMe is one of the major crowdfunding sites that use donation-based crowdfunding. Equity-based crowdfunding: In equity-based fundraising, the fundraiser organizer accepts money from people looking to invest, typically to help launch a business. In return, investors will receive a small piece of equity in the business or company. Rewards-based: Through rewards-based crowdfunding on platforms like Indiegogo and Kickstarter, the organizer of the fundraiser provides a reward or products to donors, usually a service or physical item, in exchange for a contribution. Note: GoFundMe only allows donation-based crowdfunding.
Is it okay to raise money for myself? Absolutely. Thousands of people start online fundraisers every day to raise money for themselves. It’s understandable that you might be nervous about asking for money. But it’s important to remember that nearly everyone has experienced financial hardship at one point or another. You might be surprised by the number of people who want to support you when you need it most.