Asheesh Advani

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

Raising Money From Informal Investors
Starting a Business

Raising Money From Informal Investors

The devil's in the details when taking money from--and structuring a deal with--friends, family and angel investors.
Starting a Business

Closing a Startup Financing Deal

Smart advice from a money pro on just how to get that deal done--and your money in the bank.
Funding Options for Bad Credit Risks
Starting a Business

Funding Options for Bad Credit Risks

If your credit score is holding you back from landing startup capital, you'll appreciate these tips for finding the funding you need.
Starting a Business

Tap Into Your Network for Business Funding

Looking to raise capital for your new business? Start by approaching the people who know you best.
Starting a Business

Tapping Your Personal Savings to Fund Your Startup

Our startup financing expert explains the right way to use your personal funds to finance your new business.
Finance

Raising Money Using Convertible Debt

There's debt financing, there's equity financing, and then there's convertible debt. Find out why this third option can work well for startups.
Finance

Choosing Between Debt and Equity Financing

When it comes to getting outside funding for your startup, you have two routes to take. Our financing expert helps you decide which is best for you.
Deciding Whom to Ask for Money
Starting a Business

Deciding Whom to Ask for Money

When it comes to figuring out just whom you'd like to approach for business capital, these tips can help you develop a great list of prospects.
Finance

Can Young Entrepreneurs Get Funding?

If you're young and in love with the idea of starting a business, these tips will help you in your search for startup financing.
Using Credit Cards to Fund Your Business
Starting a Business

Using Credit Cards to Fund Your Business

Know the risks you face before you take the plunge into credit-card debt.
Finance

How to Keep Your Investors Happy

Four tips on effective investor relations for startups
Finance

Should You Hire Someone To Raise Money For You?

Our startup financing expert offers tips on dealing with financing consultants, brokers and money finders.
Finance

Should First Investors Get Extra Compensation?

Our startup financing expert offers tips on providing incentives for your first investors.
Finance

Obtaining a Loan for Your Startup

Getting money for your new business is easier than you think--once you dispel the three common myths of bank financing.
Starting a Business

The Fine Art of Meeting With an Angel Investor

Practical advice on when and how to pitch private investors for your business