Find Your Alternative Financing Source

Whether you are a start-up, small or medium business, consumer, non-profit organization, or charitable cause, we can point you towards organizations looking to lend, invest or help you raise donations. Just filter based on the categories below to find the best matches. There has been an explosion of alternative financing resources over the last several years. Read More

FinTech enables some companies to lend money in as little as 10 minutes. Crowdfunding and Peer-to-Peer financing has attracted millions of individuals to provide billions in financing. Institutional investors have jumped in, helping to finance over $16 billion in 2014, more than double the $6 billion of alternative investments in 2013. Regardless of credit history or cause, there is a ton of money available.

For statistics and more information, including detailed explanations of various alternative financing products, capital sources, and investor opportunities, check out our Alternative Financing Landscape.


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Are You A:
Business: A business entity will borrow or sell an ownership stake.
Consumer: An individual is borrowing the money.
Non-Profit: A 501-c3 organization is seeking money.
Charitable Cause: Donations, typically for an individual or family, sought for a specific cause, such as to help with medical expenses. Includes individuals seeking funding for charitable events and research.

Finance Type:
Equity: You are seeking to sell an ownership stake in your company.
Reward: People will receive a product or service in exchange for the money you are seeking. It could be the new product you are creating, or something physical such as a t-shirt in exchange for a donation.
Donation: You do not pay back the money you receive, and the donator does not getting equity or a reward.

Debt Types:
Asset Based: Borrower provides tangible assets as collateral. Includes equipment financing.
Factor AR: Factoring Accounts Receivable. Specific invoices are “sold” to the factor at a discount.
Merchant Cash Advance: You sell future credit card receipts for a discount and pay back daily a specific percent of actual credit card sales. Sometimes called a Business Cash Advance.
Receivables: Different from Factoring or Revenue Based Financing, as amount loaned is based on your total accounts receivable balance at time of loan and invoice collection history.
Revenue Based Advance: Similar to an MCA but for businesses that typically invoice instead of getting paid by credit card. Paid back by a set amount automatically withdrawn from your checking account each business day. Sometimes called a Business Cash Advance.
Supply Chain: Also known as Purchase Order finance, where lender provides money based on orders received.
Unsecured Loan: Loan based on overall credit worthiness of company or individual, not any of the specific assets as described in other loan types.
Working Capital: Also known as Inventory financing, where lender provides money based on the value of inventory or other working capital held by borrower.

Amount Desired:

Specialties:

Specialties include industry or asset focus or charitable causes supported. The over 400 General websites may be a good resource in addition to those that specialize in your particular target market, as they may have a wider audience or resources.


Region:

In addition to specific countries, you may also want to include Worldwide providers or other Regions that include your target country (Africa, Asia including Southeast Asia, Europe, South America).


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Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Donation
Specialties: Community Projects
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Donation
Specialties:  
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range:  
Specialties:  
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Equity
Specialties: Commercial Real Estate Investments
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Donation
Specialties: Sell T-Shirts
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Donation
Specialties: Illness or Crisis Funding
 
Type: Direct Lender
APR Range: 2% - 6%
Specialties:  
 
Type: Direct Lender
APR Range:  
Specialties: Home Improvement, Debt Consolidation
 
Type: Direct Lender
APR Range:  
Specialties:  
 
Type: Direct Lender
APR Range:  
Specialties:  
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Donation
Specialties: Global Poverty
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Donation
Specialties: Education, Personal Projects
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Donation
Specialties:  
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Equity
Specialties:  
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range:  
Specialties: Real Estate
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range:  
Specialties: Television, Film, Music, Writers, Designers, Sports & Fitness
 
Type: Direct Lender
APR Range: 8%+
Specialties: Family & Friends Support
 
Type: P2P
APR Range:  
Specialties: Aircraft Leasing
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range:  
Specialties: Energy
 
Type: Direct Lender
APR Range:  
Specialties:  
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Equity
Specialties: Real Estate
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Donation
Specialties: Social Welfare
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Donation
Specialties: Christian
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Donation
Specialties:  
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Equity
Specialties: Student Entrepreneurs
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Donation
Specialties: Fund A Teacher
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Donation
Specialties: Fund An Adoption
 
Type: Direct Lender
APR Range:  
Specialties:  
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Donation
Specialties:  
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range:  
Specialties:  
 
Type: Direct Lender
APR Range: 10% - 30%
Specialties:  
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Donation
Specialties: Art & Culture
 
Type: P2P
APR Range: 58% - 78%
Specialties:  
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Donation
Specialties: Music in Africa
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range:  
Specialties: Agriculture, Food
 
Type: Broker
APR Range: 7% - 15%
Specialties:  
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Equity
Specialties:  
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Donation
Specialties: Music in Japan
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Equity
Specialties:  
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Donation
Specialties: Alumni Support
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range:  
Specialties: Alumni Investing
 
Type: Direct Lender
APR Range:  
Specialties:  
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Equity
Specialties: Real Estate
 
Type: Direct Lender
APR Range:  
Specialties:  
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Donation
Specialties:  
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Equity
Specialties:  
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range:  
Specialties:  
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Equity
Specialties:  
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Equity
Specialties:  
 
Type: Crowdfunding
APR Range: Equity
Specialties: Medical Startups
 
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