Where do Entrepreneurs Get their Money?

Every year, Inc. magazine publishes the Inc. 500 issue, which features 500 of the fastest growing private companies in America. It’s fascinating to see all the different types of businesses featured, and how they are growing.

In that issue, Inc. also publishes a survey of the ways these companies access start-up capital. In one issue, those top ways were:

  • Personal savings (71%)
  • Loans from friends and family (21%)
  • Personal bank loans (13%)
  • Home equity loans or lines of credit (12%)
  • Angel funding (9%)
  • Venture capital (6%)
  • SBA loans (3%)

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