Hey all, Thanks for taking the time to view my thread. Ive posted questions about start ups on this forum in the past and received some great advice, so thanks to all who have helped me! I am currently building a small concert production company based out of Newtown, PA (15 min outside of Philadelphia) and need some advice. To keep this simple and to the point, I need to raise money to host our first concert. The revenue from this concert will then fund future events and help me build the company . Like any new venture, ive reached the hardest point of the journey... RAISING CAPITAL. I need to raise aprox. $25,000 to do this and I already have an event plan written up and ready to go once it comes back from the printers. The event plan is basically a business plan, but is smaller since it is only a one day event. In the plan, I guarantee the return of the initial investment (in payments) to the lender if the event does not turn a profit greater than what they originally put in. This of course would be a contract agreement. My main problems are that I have no personal assets worth the amount I am looking for to use as collateral and my personal credit isn't high enough to obtain a personal loan (Not bad credit, just not too high). I have already tried getting loans from family members but everyone is hurting in todays economy so no luck there. I feel like i'm running out of options and I don't know where to turn. Does ANYONE have any advice where I could obtain funding for this event? Angel investing, lending, etc. I am open to any suggestions for I am very passionate about this venture. Thanks!