Bootstrap Or Venture? Which Is Best?
[Fast Company] A mind-blowing, world-changing, billion-dollar business idea is not too hard to come by. Many don’t even realize when they think of an idea that it can turn into something huge. The biggest challenge (and the only reason why there are so few billionaires out there) is in getting the money together to turn an idea into a working business.
The idea is the easy part. Funding it is nearly impossible. The concept that “the rich get richer” is powered almost completely by this premise. It’s not that their ideas are necessarily better than those of less fortunate. It’s that they have the money to take an idea and run with it. Read the rest of the story and check out a break down of various ways to get your startup funded, here.