Financing

Which Type of Crowdfunding Is Best for You?
Financing

Which Type of Crowdfunding Is Best for You?

Even though many people think the term 'crowdfunding' is universal, there are actually multiple options available for those needing to raise funds. Find out what each type is.
Steve Case's New $200 Million VC Fund Will Invest 'Off the Beaten Path'
Venture Capital

Steve Case's New $200 Million VC Fund Will Invest 'Off the Beaten Path'

Billionaire Steve Case shares his plans for Revolution Ventures, which will focus on tech companies outside the proving ground of Silicon Valley.
Government Shutdown Would Close Pipelines of Credit to Main Street Businesses
SBA and Government Funding

Government Shutdown Would Close Pipelines of Credit to Main Street Businesses

As Republicans and Democrats draw battle lines in the sand, small businesses seeking capital may be left in the cold.
A Beginner's Guide to Private Equity
Financing

A Beginner's Guide to Private Equity

It may be just what an established business needs, but watch out for ruthlessness.
What the U.S. Can Learn From the Netherlands About Equity Crowdfunding
Financing

What the U.S. Can Learn From the Netherlands About Equity Crowdfunding

U.S. regulators are tied up in knots trying to figure out how to write laws for equity crowdfunding to prevent fraud. Perhaps they should take a page from the Dutch.
AngelList CEO Says Being Accredited Is Not Enough
Angel Investors

AngelList CEO Says Being Accredited Is Not Enough

With the recent lift on the ban of general solicitation, the SEC also ruled that a third party has to verify that an investor is accredited. AngelList CEO Naval Ravikant says there are other critical components to be sure an investor is ready to play ball.
Fundraising 101: Words of Advice From One Founder to Another
Financing

Fundraising 101: Words of Advice From One Founder to Another

For our series The Grind, the founder of Travefy offers up advice on securing external capital.
Your Top 5 Crowdfunding Questions Answered
Financing

Your Top 5 Crowdfunding Questions Answered

A crowdfunding expert answers the most frequently asked questions about this new way of raising startup funds for your business.
Ditch the Business Plan, Get Online and Other Tips for Dealing With Investors
Financing

Ditch the Business Plan, Get Online and Other Tips for Dealing With Investors

Venture capitalist John Frankel offers up advice on how to meet and pitch investors.
PayPal to Give Small Businesses Access to Working Capital in Minutes
Financing

PayPal to Give Small Businesses Access to Working Capital in Minutes

The online payments giant is getting into the finance market, providing access to credit based entirely on sales history – no credit check required.
Financing

The Basics of Using Credit Cards to Fund Your New Business

Don't swipe the plastic too carelessly, because it's a double-edged sword.
AngelList Raises $24 Million as Ban on General Solicitation Lifts
Venture Capital

AngelList Raises $24 Million as Ban on General Solicitation Lifts

The online platform where investors and startups connect has reportedly raised $24 million in an investment round.