Start up Capital

Merrill Oveson moveson at gmail.com
Fri Apr 15 10:37:48 MDT 2005


My wife and I started a business (www.sweetbabybeads.com) with very
little money and have grown it from there.  If you're interested in
learning more about what we did, reply to me off the list.  I'll be
happy to help - and I'm interested in knowing what your product is.

On 4/15/05, Peter Howe <peter at nuvek.com> wrote:
> Thanks for all the info and advice.  Looks like I have a bit of foot
> work to do, high on the list: find something to bribe Josh with for some
> of his time/info. Thanks again.
> 
> Peter
> 
> On Thu, 2005-04-14 at 18:02, Josh Coates wrote:
> > >If your dead set on seeking funding, you might check these guys out:
> > >http://www.fundingutah.com/utah-investors.php
> >
> > fundingutah.com is a project that paul allen (the utah one, not the
> > microsoft one) put together, and although i hope it works out, generally
> > speaking these types of online funding websites (a la garage.com circa 1999)
> > simply do not work for a variety of reasons.
> >
> > >http://www.utahangels.org/
> >
> > i *strongly* caution against getting involved in anything referred to as
> > "venture debt" or any type of investment involving a "loan" by any utah
> > institution or group of investors.  (not trying to rain on anyones parade, i
> > just want to be able to sleep at night, ya know what i mean? ;-)
> >
> > >http://www.infobaseventures.com/blog/
> >
> > jordon is right on - this website is a great resource for insight into local
> > utah investing.  paul really cares about growing the tech sector here in
> > utah - he's an amazing person.
> >
> > HTH.
> >
> > Josh Coates
> > www.jcoates.org
> 
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