Empty Wallet

The Ins and Outs of Financing Your Startup

You’ve got a great idea for a company. Now how do you finance it? Do you pay for it with your own savings? Ask Mom and Dad for help? What about a bank loan, angel funding or venture capital? In this week’s hangout, we look at the risks and rewards of different strategies, including how each can affect both your relationships, and your bottom line.

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About Yvonne Lee

Yvonne Lee is the Dice community manager and Silicon Valley community guide. A veteran business and technology journalist, she reported on a wide range from microprocessors and developers' tools through finished products ranging from big iron and enterprise software through mobile devices. One of her favorite accomplishments is creating the first NCAA conference website. Her current online haunts include MOOCs and the sports forum she runs.