How-To Buy An Existing Business: Business Incubators

Nest in one of these entrepreneurial hotbeds, and you may just be on your way to financing. What It Is: Business incubators are a good path to capital from angel investors, state governments, economic-development coalitions and other investors. Business incubators house several businesses under one roof or in a campus setting, and offer resident companies…read more

#Video: ATG 002: I Hired Someone, Amish as Vendors, Scaling the Unscalable Business Pre-Order a copy of “Zero Down Business” How to buy an existing business with little to no money. Have you ever wanted to own your own business but felt that you don’t have the necessary money to? Have you ever considered that it is possible to buy an EXISTING business for very…read more

How-To Buy An Existing Business: Angel Investors

These individual VC investors seem like they’re from heaven, but be prepared to give up a chunk of your company for funding. Definition or Explanation: Working with angel investors means acquiring venture capital from individual investors. These individuals look for companies that exhibit high-growth prospects, have a synergy with their own business or compete in…read more

How-To Buy An Existing Business: Federal Government Venture Capital

SBA-licensed one-stop funding shops SBICs and SSBICs are looking for businesses to fund. Could your business be next? What It Is: Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs) and Specialized Small Business Investment Companies (SSBICs), which target entrepreneurs who have been denied the opportunity to own a business because of a social or economic disadvantage, are licensed…read more

How-To Buy An Existing Business: Royalty Financing

Got a product that will bring in the bucks? Use it to get a loan based on your future sales. Definition or Explanation: Royalty financing is an advance against future product or service sales. The advance is paid back by diverting a percentage of the product or service sales to the investor who issued the…read more

#ZeroDown Business Alert: Convenience Store. Only $14,000 Out Of Pocket, Financing Available!

Convenience Store. Only $14,000 Out Of Pocket, Financing Available! Chesapeake, VA (Chesapeake City County) Seller Financing Available Asking Price:$40,000 Cash Flow:N/A Gross Revenue:$179,480 EBITDA:N/A FF&E:N/A Inventory:$10,000 Rate/Sq. Ft.:$4,453.07 Established:2013 Convenience Store. Only $14,000 Out Of Pocket, Financing Available! Business Description Convenience Store. Only $14K Out Of Pocket, Financing Available! The shopping mall is where Street…read more

How-To Buy An Existing Business: 504 Loans

If you’re buying a fixed-asset like land, buildings or long-term equipment, look into a 504 loan. What It Is: Established in 1986, the 504 Loan Program provides long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as real estate, facilities construction or expansion, or other fixed-asset needs. 504 loans are made through Certified Development Companies (CDCs)….read more