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Financing Your New Business | Angel Investors

Another way to fund your business may be through an angel investor, an individual or group of individuals who seek to invest in businesses with potential for success. Angels may be found at your local business association, through friends and family, or other business contacts.

In addition,the SBA administers several programs to provide access to angel investors:

The ACE-Net Program provides an internet-based, secure listing service for entrepreneurs seeking equity financing of $250,000 to $5 million from accredited "angel" investors. Using ACE-Net the angel can negotiate directly with a listed company to provide equity capital funding and advice for a stake in the entrepreneur's corporation.

Contact ACE-Net at:

The Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) Program gives small businesses access to privately owned and managed investment companies that make capital available to small businesses through investments or loans.

To learn more about this program, go to:


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