Asheesh Advani

Asheesh Advani is CEO of Covestor, an online marketplace for investors. He founded CircleLending, which was acquired by Virgin.
 

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How The Top 100 Crowdfunded Companies Raised Major Money
Payments & Collections

How The Top 100 Crowdfunded Companies Raised Major Money

An inside look at how these entrepreneurs got the crowd to fund their businesses to the tune of some big bucks.
Top 100 Crowdfunded Companies
Payments & Collections

Top 100 Crowdfunded Companies

We're all in this together: Take a look at our exclusive list of 100 companies that are crowdfunding success stories.
Financing

Assets, Assets, Everywhere

Don't wait for capital to grow--use the people you have around you to make it happen.
Finally, Someone Wants to Give You Money
Bank Loans and Microloans

Finally, Someone Wants to Give You Money

If you dismissed micro loans in the past, it's time to look again.
Startup Financing

A Fairer Share

Founder stock is one of the trickier matters for new businesses. Here's how to get it right.
SBA Loans for Your Startup
Bank and Other Loans

SBA Loans for Your Startup

Find money today for your new business with this review of the SBA's top three loan programs.
Startup Financing

A New Year, a New Strategy

It's not all bad news on the financing front. Here are the top trends for 2010 and how to make the most of them.
Cash Flow & Money Management

The Angel in Your Pocket

New federal rules are making personal credit a better option for startups.
Your Startup May Be Worth Less Than You Think
Startup Financing

Your Startup May Be Worth Less Than You Think

The recession has resulted in a drop in the valuation of startups.
Startup Financing

Wait a Minute!

Your elevator pitch--and why it's time for a change-up
Startup Financing

Friends With Money

Network your way to potential investors.
Startup Basics

Why Budgets Matter

Even startups need to forecast and plan--especially now.
Starting a Business

Put Your Advisory Board to Work

It's time to rethink the roll of advisors and how they are compensated.
Financing

You Can Still Find an Angel Investor

There will always be angel investors, in good times and bad.
Money

Know How Your VC Gets Paid

The bear market brings several implications for startups looking for funding.
Financing

Know How Your VC Gets Paid

The bear market brings several implications for startups looking for funding.
Startup Financing

How to Raise Your First Round of Financing

Asheesh Advani offers three tips for raising cash with a second round in mind.
Money

4 Sources for Startup Cash

Raising money in a recession is beyond difficult. Look in these places, because getting started now is a great idea.
Financing

4 Sources for Startup Cash

Raising money in a recession is beyond difficult. Look in these places, because getting started now is a great idea.
Startup Financing

3 Honest Ways to Raise Startup Money

Create a healthy foundation for your business by combining enthusiasm with honesty.
Financing

Startup Financing During the Credit Crunch

Creativity goes a long way when it comes to financing your startup during tough economic times.
Financing

When Investors Join Your Board

Check out these tips for creating a board when raising money for your startup.
Financing

What is Sweat Equity Worth?

Determining how to value sweat equity is key when negotiating with investors and employees.
Financing

How Do Investors Make Money?

Learning how returns are allocated among the key players could increase your chances for funding.

Week 8: Finding the Right People

Putting together a competent advisory board and team of employees can prove invaluable to your business.
Financing

Raise Money Using a Self-Directed IRA

This clever twist on retirement fund investing could draw the patient investors business owners love.
Financing

Keep Your Second Round of Financing in Mind

When raising your first round of financing, be sure to protect your early investors from future dilution.
Financing

Greed or Fear: What Really Motivates Investors

Understanding why investors put money into businesses can help you figure out who to approach and how to go about it.
Raising
Startup Financing

Raising "Patient Capital" for Your Business

How to attract funding from people who don't expect an immediate return
Financing

Startup Financing Trends for 2007

Our startup financing expert paints a detailed picture of what the financing landscape will look like in 2007.

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