New Web Class from Shows Green Entrepreneurs How to Raise Capital

Learn how to raise money to make your green business a big sustainable success
Jun 27, 2011 11:33 AM ET

Raising money for your small business isn’t always easy, and lately it seems like more of a challenge than ever. Sustainability gives green businesses many advantages, but raising money can still be a challenge.  

As the author of Build a Green Small Business, an experienced green entrepreneur, and the Principal of, Scott Cooney has experienced many of the challenges involved in raising capital, and has solutions that can help others overcome these challenges as well.    On Tuesday, June 28th, is conducting a highly interactive web class at 9PM EST/6 PM PST about how to raise capital for startups. The class will provide the top 10 sources of capital for startups, strategies for acquiring capital, and the benefits and drawbacks of each. They'll cover how to get a personal loan and make it mutually beneficial for both you and the lender (, the new arena of "crowdfunding" (, and much more.
  In addition, the class comes with a free downloadable e-Tool PDF from entitled "Raising Capital for your Green Business" ( The document show you how to leverage your sustainable message to help you find and acquire the funding you need to get your business off the ground, without the need to hire expensive "finders" or brokers.   To register, simply visit   For a limited time you can get a 10% discount on the course if you enter "Croston" in the referrer code section at checkout. Bring your questions and challenges, as the format allows for substantial Q&A time.   Sign up today or you might miss out!

Glenn Croston is the author of “75 Green Businesses” and “Starting Green”, helping businesses to start green and grow greener at


More from Starting Up Green

Tracking Corporate Water Impacts

A Gift of Service

The Gift of a Crisis