It's tough to bootstrap a craft or artisanal manufacturing business. That's because it's rare that profit – in the short term – is sufficient to fund expenditures for the accounts receivable, inventory, equipment, and marketing required for growth. Sooner or later, you're likely to need some kind of external financing. The problem is that small-scale makers of consumer products don't fit the criteria required by the usual suspects. If you need a few thousand dollars to maintain your business momentum, you may want to consider a Kiva Zip microloan as an alternative.
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