Startup Financing

Charles Barkley Wants to Give Your Startup $25,000
Startup Financing

Charles Barkley Wants to Give Your Startup $25,000

The NBA Hall of Famer starts a contest to give an aspiring entrepreneur a financial lift.
Five Common Startup Money Mistakes
Startup Financing

Five Common Startup Money Mistakes

It's easy to go wrong when mapping out financials for a new venture. Here's how to avoid some typical potholes.
Two Weeks to Startup: Day 5: Find Financing
Startup Financing

Two Weeks to Startup: Day 5: Find Financing

Today, you'll learn where look for the money you need to launch. Part five in a 10-part series to help you start a business.
Why Businesses Succeed and Fail
Startup Financing

Why Businesses Succeed and Fail

Harvard researchers answer 10 perplexing questions.
Money From the Masses
Startup Financing

Money From the Masses

Crowdfunding sites let entrepreneurs leverage the power of peer persuasion.
An Investment for Healthy Living
Venture and Angel Investors

An Investment for Healthy Living

A social network that promotes healthier living through group support and motivation attracts a $5 million VC investment.
Selling Equity: A High-Stakes Game
Venture and Angel Investors

Selling Equity: A High-Stakes Game

Sidestepping the traps of equity fund-raising
The Four Things VCs Look for In a Startup
Venture and Angel Investors

The Four Things VCs Look for In a Startup

They're easy to remember: management, market, money and, above all else, momentum.
SBA Loans: A Primer
Startup Financing

SBA Loans: A Primer

The SBA offers a variety of loan programs to fit every stage of business development.
The Four Keys to Raising Capital
Startup Financing

The Four Keys to Raising Capital

Address these four points clearly and confidently, and your investors are likely to buy in.
Self-Financing Your Startup
Self-Financing Your Startup

Self-Financing Your Startup

Explore these potential sources of capital for financing your business.
School of Investment
Venture and Angel Investors

School of Investment

Student-run venture funds offer startups a financing alternative, but they may not be the place to seek guidance and connections.
The Rise of the Virtual Classroom
Startup Financing

The Rise of the Virtual Classroom

Three Washington University alumni create a social-media platform for online educational resources and learn how to attract investor interest.
What the Banker Found
Bank and Other Loans

What the Banker Found

Keep meticulous financial records from Day One, or pay the price later.
What You Need to Know About the Small-Business Bill
Startup Financing

What You Need to Know About the Small-Business Bill

The Small Business Jobs Act is expected to finally pass this week, but what will it really do to help entrepreneurs?
The World of Crowd Funding
Startup Financing

The World of Crowd Funding

What if total strangers gave you money to start a business and didn't even ask to be paid back? At IndieGoGo.com, they just might.
Tapping City-based Capital Coffers
Startup Financing

Tapping City-based Capital Coffers

New York and other cities are launching their own venture funds. Are they good for your business?
Getting Started With Angel Investing
Angel Investors

Getting Started With Angel Investing

The large influx of cash can help launch your business, just make sure you can stay in the driver’s seat.
The Ins and Outs of IPOs
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The Ins and Outs of IPOs

An Initial Public Offering includes advantages and disadvantages on a grand scale.
Best Practices for Landing Impact Investment
Startup Financing

Best Practices for Landing Impact Investment

The money is out there for social entrepreneurs. Here's how to get it.
Startup Financing

4 Tips for Raising Funds in a Harsh Environment

Lessons from an entrepreneur who raised $6.25 million in venture capital funding
The Unreasonable Institute
Startup Financing

The Unreasonable Institute

A fast-track program aims to give altruistic entrepreneurs skills and funding to effect large-scale change.
Should You Tap Your 401(k) to Start Your Business?
Self-Financing Your Startup

Should You Tap Your 401(k) to Start Your Business?

Thousands of Americans are using retirement savings to start new businesses. Some thrive, others founder. Is the gamble worth it?
Startup Financing

How to Finance a Business Acquisition

Tips for increasing your viability as a loan candidate and lending sources you may not have considered
Startup Financing

A Cash Flow for All Seasons

How to finance your future
The New Blueprint for Successful VC Funding
Venture and Angel Investors

The New Blueprint for Successful VC Funding

Why a great business idea is only the beginning
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