Virtually all businesses need access to capital beyond the cash flow generated by continuing operations at different points throughout their lifecycle. The range of financing alternatives is expansive: personal savings, family and friends, grants, loans, lines of credit, credit cards, supplier credit, crowd funding, angel investors, venture capital, and more. Following is a general depiction of the stages of business growth, financial benchmarks typically associated with them, and potential financing sources for each.
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