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Is Grant Funding Complementary to Equity?

Is Grant Funding Complementary to Equity?

Non-dilutive funding is financing that does require any sales of your shares, so it does not dilute the value of existing shares or equity. In other words, it allows you to keep your company equity in place. Non-dilutive funding protects your equity and profits while...

Resources for Female Entrepreneurs

Resources for Female Entrepreneurs

March is Women’s History Month! Grant Engine wants to see women-owned small businesses succeed in securing funding, so we put this list of resources together in support of female entrepreneurs. The NIH, especially the SBIR/STTR programs, shares this mission. The SBIR...

Eligibility for NIH SBIR Program: The Highlights

Eligibility for NIH SBIR Program: The Highlights

The Small Business Innovation Research program is an exciting and competitive opportunity for US-owned and operated small businesses to participate in federal research and development with a goal of commercialization. Winning an SBIR award can increase the value of...

Resources for Competitive Intelligence Gathering

Resources for Competitive Intelligence Gathering

Strong competitive intelligence gives you an edge in competing for grant funding. It gives you a greater understanding of how your assets and goals, compared to those of others in the market, can shape your strategy and ultimately, your proposal. Competitive...

Choosing a Grant Writing Partner

Choosing a Grant Writing Partner

The Why Finding the Right MatchYou’ve decided to work with a grant writing partner to help secure funding — it’s a great idea, and one that equals financing success for many organizations! But to make that success happen, you need to make the right choice in who your...

Why is Non-Dilutive Funding so Exciting?

Why is Non-Dilutive Funding so Exciting?

The Why It's Your CompanyYou took a big idea and turned it into a reality, in the form of a company -  so don’t you want to keep control of it? Scaling can be difficult, especially when you’re running out of funds, but don’t consider selling off stock for cash just...

Essentials of Winning an SBIR Grant

Essentials of Winning an SBIR Grant

Winning SBIR grants do not dilute a company’s equity and still provide you with funding. To win an SBIR grant, start-ups and small businesses must create a winning application – here’s how!