Requirements For Getting a Car Loan

For Americans, the issue of transportation is the utmost importance, in some cases representing the key factor for getting or having a job. The public transit is not the solution in many cases because access in suburban job sites is limited. Sometimes, suburban jobs represent the only employment for persons with limited mobility, in order to work, be paid and survive.

People who are working in the suburban areas are not earning as much their counterpart in the urban cities, and because of their low income they will have many difficulties receiving any car financing or auto financing. It is all about good credit, bad credit and how much you are earning – Getting approved for loan can come down to as simplest of thing such as your family income or the household income. A person who is of medium or high-income earner will have no problem in getting a car loan for a decent car. In comparison, a person who is earning the minimum salary will be stopped by many barriers from his or her quest for a car loan.

In order to obtain a car loan, a person will need to fulfill all the professional and financial requirements. In most of the cases, as stated before, a good job can make the difference. Based on the persons asking for a loan, their credit score can define whether that person can get or not get the car loan approval. In some US cities, the dealers will offer car loans without any warranty or security, just to encourage and stimulate the people to obtain cars and to get car loans.

In the past recent years there have been created and developed a high number of organizations (more than 150 nonprofit organizations), which are offering low-income car ownership programs …

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How Do You Fund a New Venture in a Mature Market?

Following a consolidation of equipment suppliers, the broadband network market has become mature with a few large players. This potentially leads to less diversity and industry creativity because the barriers to entry are now enormous. Starting a new venture in a mature market like this poses significant challenges. How would you approach funding a new venture in a mature market?

Advice from Chuck Gershman, Founder and Former CEO, Bay Microsystems

First, if you can get the venture off the ground, the opportunity is tremendous because competition for new approaches in a mature market is limited, and large players don’t move quickly. Their incentive is to change slowly to lengthen product life cycles. Rapid innovation is their Achilles’ heel. They are slow to respond to a market disrupter.

The downside to start-up innovators in a mature market is a diminished number of financiers interested in the space because of the barriers to entry, and because the most likely exit is an M&A play at low multiples. An entrepreneur needs to find a financier who understands the market space and can see the value in the new technology.

Given this reality, how do show potential sufficient to attract investors? In the hardware space, you must demonstrate a convincing go-to-market strategy with modest investment and a moderate cost of market penetration. The challenge is this: if the cost of success is high, it requires too much investment – and too much risk – before you can accurately assess the possibility of market success.

* You must be able to show a substantial total available market.

* You must be able to show that your capability meets the needs of the market.

* You must be able to show that the customer base will respond en masse – this is a key …

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