Table of contents for Financing your small business : from SBA loans and credit cards to common stock and partnership interests / by James E. Burk and Richard P. Lehmann.

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Introduction 	
CHAPTER 1: Choosing the Form of Your Business	
Sole Proprietorship
Registered Agents
Partnership
Corporation
Limited Liability Company
Nonprofit Entities
Joint Ventures and Corporate Partnerships
Choosing the State in which to Form Your Business
Qualifications for Starting a Business
How-To Procedures
Business Comparison Chart
Business Start-Up Checklist
CHAPTER 2: Business Strategy, Planning, and 
Feasibility Analysis	
Strategy
Developing Strategy
Business Plan
Feasibility Analysis
Structuring Your Business Plan
Questions to Ask
Consultants vs. Do-It-Yourself
What the Experts Say
Summary
CHAPTER 3: Equity Financing	
Ownership
Corporation Equity
Warrants
Limited Liability Company and Limited Partnership Equity
Raising Capital in Stages
CHAPTER 4: Debt Financing	
Bank Loans
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Credit Cards
Home Equity Lines
Retirement Funds
Life Insurance Borrowing
Financial Brokers
Reverse Mergers
Factoring
Revenue Participation/Royalty Financing
Merchant Banking
SBIC Financing
Private Debt
Combining Equity and Debt Financing
CHAPTER 5: Securities Law	
Understanding Securities Laws
Brief History of Securities Laws
The Rise of Rule 506 of Regulation D
Disclosure Requirements
The Sale of Securities and the Issuer Exemption
Integration of Offerings
State Securities (Blue Sky) Laws
Notice Filings of Securities
Rule 504 and 505 Offerings
Regulation A Offerings
Follow-Up and Closing an Offering
CHAPTER 6: Licensing and Franchising	
Licensing
Franchising
Business Opportunities
CHAPTER 7: Friends, Angels, and Venture Capital Sources	
Friends and Family
Angels
Venture Capital
What They Look For
Valuation
Angel Networks and Entrepreneurial Forums
CHAPTER 8: Presentations and the Language of Capital	
Content
The Presenter
The Rules of PowerPoint
Learning to Close and When
Declining Money
CHAPTER 9: Corporate Governance	
Registered Agents
Initial Reports
Annual Reports
Money and Accounting
Signing Documents
Bank Accounts
Corporate Governance for Corporations
Corporate Records
Corporate Governance for Limited Liability Companies
CHAPTER 10: How to Choose Professionals	 
Attorneys and Accountants
Other Consultants
Sequence
CONCLUSION	
Endnotes	
GLOSSARY	
APPENDIX A: Business Plan	
APPENDIX B: Corporation Formation Documents	
APPENDIX C: Limited Liability Company 
Formation Documents	
INDEX	

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Small business -- Finance.