Ep. 197 – Seed Funding 101: Debt Financing Overview

SIBP-Blog-NEW-5At some point during the life of your business, you will need to expand. This is just as true for small-scale lifestyle businesses as it is for a high-growth startup. To finance that growth, you have two basic financing options: equity and debt. While equity can make a lot of sense for an early stage company, it’s not always the best option for a more established business. In those cases, debt might be the right tool for the job.

In today’s episode of the Success In Business Podcast, host and business coach Tom Ryan begins an overview of the basics of debt-based financing. As always, Tom is joined by co-host and producer Jason Pyles. Continue reading

Ep. 195 – Seed Funding 101: Your Personal Risk With Debt

SIBP-Blog-NEW-3When an investor gives you a million dollars, they now have a million reasons to be upset if the business fails. It’s not surprising that many investors will look for a way to get as much of that money back as they can, particularly if they think you’ve been negligent with their investment. If you don’t want to get sued, you might be wondering about the alternatives to equity-based funding deals, such as traditional business loans. What happens to the business debt when the business fails?

In today’s episode, host and business coach Tom Ryan continues his examination of personal risk in startup funding instruments. As always, Tom is joined by producer and co-host Jason Pyles. Continue reading