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Have had limited funds to be able to create the website, lease an office and do radio media advertising

Need to find the easiest way to aquire start up loan  for about 20k to 100k , willing to secure it with commercial real estate in nyc

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Hi Lori,

I recommend you start by creating a single page flyer that you can hand out in person to local busnesses within 1 zip code, and take 5 minute to explain your idea and the benefits to them. Tell them you are in startup mode and you are doing market research to determine if you can find customers who are interested. If they seem interested, ask them to sign a no-obligation, letter of interest that you can show the bank to prove you have interested customers for your startup business idea. Do this especially before you secure a high risk startup with commercial RE. Prove you have a good concept, prove people will pay for it, then get limited funding to build a very simple basic website, and prove people will use it. Once you have a business model that works, then you can apply for funding to grow the business. You may have to start with a money loan from friends or personal credit cards. Make sure you get all loan aggreements in writing and reviewed by a lawyer, you don't want to make a mistake and lose a bunch of money becuase of a he said / she said argument. Signed documentation keeps everyone honest.  Good luck.

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