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Find the Right Financing for Your Business

Find the Right Financing for Your Business

Before taking out a loan, learn about your financing options and make a plan.

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Financing Resources

Knowing when, where, and how to seek financing takes careful consideration and planning. Use these resources to learn more about your financing options and how to utilize them.

Financing Basics

This short article covers types of financing and good questions to ask before starting the process.

How to Finance Your Business

This lesson helps you decide how much money you need for your business and how to obtain it.

How to Prepare a Loan Package

The interactive course teaches you how to prepare a loan package for a lender.

Financing Organizations

Finding financing can be a tremendous challenge, especially in countries where the banking and finance sector is still developing. Here are several organizations working to make financing more accessible and affordable for young entrepreneurs:

This is by no means a complete list, and we are working to build a global directory of youth enterprise financial service providers. If you represent or know of such an organization, please contact us at [email protected]

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