Money won’t make success, the freedom to make it will.— Nelson Mandela
Forget the end of the rainbow. Sarah Aldridge, entrepreneur extraordinaire and COO of 1x Run Detroit says that investor pot of gold you’re searching for may be as close as your own backyard. Learn about unexpected funding opportunities, and how leveraging your personal network can lead to surprising results.
Ok, so you’ve got everything you need to start your start up… except the money. Here’s your roadmap to navigating the wild world of business backings.
One of Sarah’s go-to suggestions for funding is seeking out sponsorships (which is easier said than done). But whether you have “salesperson” in your title or not, success starts with the ability to sell—your business, your ideas, your name. Take a look at some advice and inspirational thoughts that can take you from novice to expert in no time.
Looking for some extra cash for your personal piggy bank? (Who isn’t.) Check out these lucrative and easy-to-start side hustles that can get you raking in the stacks.