Are you an inventor, artist, writer, caterer, performer, musician? Well if you have a business venture and you need a little help with the starter funds. Try promoting yourself by logging on to http://www.kickstarter.com . It's simple, well not that simple you make a pledge of lets say $5,000. If you reach the hearts of those who are willing to support your venture and you're fully funded by a marked deadline. The website keeps 5% of the funds and you are entitled to 95% of your pledge. Encourage or reward your sponsors by giving away free samples. Every little bit helps, your donors could give as little as $1.00 to your cause.