If you’ve ever thought about starting a business and tried to find funding, the first thing anyone and everyone will tell you is you have to start with friends and family. This is of course after you’ve depleted your own resources. Depending on the crowd you hang with, this could be easy or hard. But first and foremost, it must be a business transaction.
Start by making a list of the people that have the ability to invest. Just like an investment in the stock market, these folks should be able to lose their investment and still be okay.