Small business owners have struggled to get access to more capital to grow their businesses. The housing bust seriously hindered the ability for small business owners to use their homes, specifically, to access another line of credit.
When building your business, remember that diversifying is often best. Some of the most successful business people avoid putting all their eggs in one basket. The result can make a mess of your finances.
A startup company, ZipCap, wants to use a business's customer loyalty as a means of raising capital for that business. If a company has a loyal following, ZipCap finds investors for businesses that allow them to grow.