Angels are wealthy individuals, often entrepreneurs just like you, who are willing to invest in your idea
The idea behind crowdfunding is to generate investments from the masses, and get lots of small amounts of money from a large number of individuals
Congress created the EB-5 immigrant investor visa category in the Immigration Act of 1990 in the hopes of attracting foreign capital to the US and creating jobs for American workers in the process.
Family and Friends
Friends and Family are usually the very first capital providers you should look at. F&F often can be available even when a company is just in its “idea” phase.
Loans (or debt) can exist in many forms. Interest-bearing long-term debt, bank loans, accounts payable, personal loans, SBA loans, mortgages, bonds and so on
Venture capital is almost always provided in exchange for equity in your company. Venture capitalists invest in small businesses which have reached break-even or will be doing so in the short term