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Multiple financing options exist to meet the needs of entrepreneurs, startup businesses, and existing companies seeking funding to advance research and development of a new product line. The list below includes some of the most commonly used programs that support businesses in early stages of product development or business formation.
Business Lifecycle Common Activities Sources of Funding
  • Proof of Concept
  • Prototypes
  • customer feedback
  • Funding from Friends, Founders & Family
  • Seed Capital
  • Idea Challenge (funding available to finalists)
  • Product Development
  • Prototypes
  • Patent Expense
  • Pilot Manufacturing
  • Research
  • Funding from Friends, Founders & Family
  • Seed Capital
  • Technology Development Loan (WEDC)
  • Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
  • Business Formation
  • Gaining Customers
  • Inventory
  • Equity Recruitment
  • Offering Documents
  • Marketing & Packaging
  • Micro Loan (Regional Business Fund)
  • QNBV Investor Tax Credits (WEDC)
  • Near Equity Fund
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