Grants are financing that don’t need to be repaid and they don’t cost you any shares of equity in your company.
What funding is right for you, your vision, and your company’s stage of growth? Browse through the local resources section of this website to find out what your best funding options are.
After funding from founders, friends and family, many start-ups seek seed funding (tens of thousands of dollars) before moving to angel funding (a few hundred thousand to a few million). Many companies then seek venture capital (or VC) funding (a few million to several million). It is important to understand this typical funding progression and the investment criteria of each organization your are seeking funding from.