It is not an easy task to raise funds, whether you are doing it for your business or for a nonprofit organization. It takes time to prepare and no small amount of perseverence to present your case, in person, to some potential investor or lender. On the Internet, you can get some free advice and guidance, along with lists of firms which stand ready to serve you (and their own interests). You can "advertise" your need for financing, or you can make your pitch directly to a venture capital firm or other financial institution.
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