Here’s a short-but-good post from Fred Wilson on how to get financing for your new business.
Many new entrepreneurs think they should start out at a certain point – say, with a DESK (ha, a luxury!). Salary is also a luxury :p
If you start your business from nothing, you shouldn’t be looking for, say, $50,000 in start-up capital for things like a really nice desk, a lease on an office, and other things which are revenue-producing.
Fred says many entrepreneurs get their initial money from friends and family.
Why not get your initial capital from selling something to a customer?
After all, you are going to have to do that eventually… might as well start now