1. Friends and Family Borrowing money from friends and family is a classic way to start a business. While it may be harder to convince investors or banks of the quality of your idea, your family and friends often believe in your dream.
3. Bootstrapping One of the most common ways to get a business up and running is through “bootstrapping.” Basically, you use your own funds to run your business.
7. Keep Your Day Job If you currently have a job that is meeting your expenses and letting you live a relatively comfortable lifestyle, don’t be in such a hurry to quit your job and follow your business dreams. Spend some time getting the business off the ground and building through the early, difficult phases with the comfort of your 9-5 job paying your bills.