Whether you are currently looking for funding or think that you might want to at some time in the future, there are some things you should know. We will discuss various stages of business development and funding, as well as answer a few important questions about who does what and what you should consider when looking for funding. · Do I really need outside funding? · Are there grants for business development? · What is crowd funding about? · What is the difference between Angel and Venture Capital? · What types of early stage funding are available? · What amounts of capital are typically associated with rounds of funding? · What is it that early stage investors are looking for in a company? · What should I have in place when looking for funding? If you want better answers ask better questions. With entrepreneur the “HOT” word, there are incredible resources developing across the state to support and educate the entrepreneur through the various stages of starting and growing a business.