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If you’ve ever started your own business or dreamed of doing so, the question of finances has likely popped into your head. Owning a business can be exciting, but the prospect of funding can often be a little stressful. And while business loans and even personal savings are definitely helpful, partnerships with investors are equally as important. Partnering with an investor is a key part of your business regardless of what stage you’re at—it can mean lower loan rates or not having to pay anything out of pocket until your business starts generating revenue. Here are five ways to help fund your hustle and find the right partners as you go through your entrepreneurial journey.