Startup Financing

All About 'Young' Entrepreneurs
Startup Basics

All About 'Young' Entrepreneurs

Between 'Shark Tank' poaching for young entrepreneurs and big-brand sponsored contests focusing on the younger set, the list of available funding and support opportunities for founders goes on.
Keys to a Thriving Startup Scene From VC Veteran Brad Feld
Startup Financing

Keys to a Thriving Startup Scene From VC Veteran Brad Feld

Brad Feld of the VC firm Foundry Group has funded some the biggest tech success stories of the last decade. He shares his thoughts about the state of the startup scene.
Why One Young Entrepreneur Turned Down Mark Cuban on Shark Tank
Startup Financing

Why One Young Entrepreneur Turned Down Mark Cuban on Shark Tank

A recent grad reveals why he walked away from $200,000 for his coat-check technology.
BrandYourself Helps Users Clean up Their Online Identity
Startup Financing

BrandYourself Helps Users Clean up Their Online Identity

DIY web platform helps clear up possible identity mix-ups online that could cost you business or your reputation.
Two Entrepreneurs' Marketing Plan: Crowdfunding a Reality Show
Startup Financing

Two Entrepreneurs' Marketing Plan: Crowdfunding a Reality Show

Startup:NYC pilot lacks drama to hook audiences and funding.
How Shark Tank Is Changing Angel Investing
Startup Financing

How Shark Tank Is Changing Angel Investing

Competition based reality show-style pitch events are popping up around the country.
The Email That Snagged an Investment from Shark Tank's Mark Cuban
Startup Financing

The Email That Snagged an Investment from Shark Tank's Mark Cuban

You don't have to go on Shark Tank to catch the eye of a major league angel investor. Here's how one entrepreneur got funding by just sending an email.
Kickstarter's New Rules for Entrepreneurs
Startup Financing

Kickstarter's New Rules for Entrepreneurs

Three new steps to keep in mind when submitting your project to the popular crowdfunding site.
Rock The Post's Tanya Prive on the Future of Crowdfunding
Startup Financing

Rock The Post's Tanya Prive on the Future of Crowdfunding

This start-up crowdfunding site isn't just up against giants like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, it also has the JOBS Act to contend with. Here, the founder dishes on the site's progress and overcoming obstacles.
The Shark Tank Effect: Top Success Stories from the First 3 Seasons
Startup Financing

The Shark Tank Effect: Top Success Stories from the First 3 Seasons

Just in time for the premiere of season four, a look back at 11 of Shark Tank's most successful entrepreneurs.
Startup Basics

How to Raise Real Cash for Your Startup

Small business expert Kevin Hiser of QStart Labs answers readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.
Profiles

Rock The Post's Tanya Privé on the Future of Crowdfunding

This start-up crowdfunding site isn't just up against giants like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, it also has the JOBS Act to contend with. Here, the founder dishes on the site's progress and overcoming obstacles.
How to Jump-Start Your Business With an Accelerator Program
Startup Financing

How to Jump-Start Your Business With an Accelerator Program

Two entrepreneurs fast-tracked their startup with help form Launchpad LA.
How Social Entrepreneurs Can Edge Out the Competition
Young Entrepreneurs

How Social Entrepreneurs Can Edge Out the Competition

An upcoming social-venture competition sheds light on the increased enthusiasm among young entrepreneurs to start up social-impact companies. Here are five ways to rise above the competition.
7 Paybacks an Alma Mater Can Offer Young Entrepreneurs
Young Entrepreneurs

7 Paybacks an Alma Mater Can Offer Young Entrepreneurs

Think university resources are only for students? Here are some ideas for how to best utilize your old school -- even when you're no longer on campus.
What Venture Capitalists Are Investing in Right Now
Venture Capital

What Venture Capitalists Are Investing in Right Now

A look at what's hot and what's not, when it comes to the industries attracting the most funding.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Business-Plan Competitions
Startup Financing

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Business-Plan Competitions

For startups seeking critical seed money, business-plan competitions can be both a blessing and a curse.
What the IPO Market Revival Means for Start-Up Funding
IPOs and DPOs

What the IPO Market Revival Means for Start-Up Funding

Why a good showing among two recent public offerings could bode well for fast pace startups.
How One Young Trep Bucked the Odds During the Great Recession
Profiles

How One Young Trep Bucked the Odds During the Great Recession

Doing the opposite of what others expect is sometimes the fastest ticket to success. We spoke with Alexa von Tobel of LearnVest about why she started up a financial site in the midst of the worst recession since the Great Depression.
7 Tips to Successful Fundraising for Young Entrepreneurs
Young Entrepreneurs

7 Tips to Successful Fundraising for Young Entrepreneurs

Don't let the tech and start-up blogs fool you, finding an investor to part with big money is neither common nor easy. Here, the co-founder of CrowdTwist gives his top lessons for success.
How Podio Brought in Revenue Before Even Finalizing its Product
Startup Financing

How Podio Brought in Revenue Before Even Finalizing its Product

Selling subscriptions during the development phase allowed the company to pay the rent, and what you can learn from it.
How Young Entrepreneurs Turned a Tweet from Richard Branson into $1 Million
Young Entrepreneurs

How Young Entrepreneurs Turned a Tweet from Richard Branson into $1 Million

In starting up, whatever you do, do not miss an opportunity to meet tastemakers like Sir Richard Branson. Here's how two young founders met the billionaire and won him over.
Social Entrepreneurs Need to Make Money, Too
Starting a Business

Social Entrepreneurs Need to Make Money, Too

In starting up a social venture, your charitable mission is often clear. But impact investors want to know your organization will last. Here, 3 tips to make it happen.
Young Entrepreneurs

Social Entrepreneurs Need to Make Money Too

In starting up a social venture, your social mission is often clear. But impact investors want to ensure that your organization will last. Here are three tips for making everyone happy.
7 Lessons Every Young Entrepreneur Can Learn From 'Shark Tank'
Grow Your Business

7 Lessons Every Young Entrepreneur Can Learn From 'Shark Tank'

Even as the shark-infested TV show can be intimidating, the business lessons are plentiful. Here are some inspired tips that even off-camera entrepreneurs can learn.
How to Start Up with Mom and Dad on Your Side
Young Entrepreneurs

How to Start Up with Mom and Dad on Your Side

The ties you form early will help mold you in life and in business. Here's how to keep your parents happy and on your side while you're starting up.
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