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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.
9 Things Startups Must Know Before Approaching Lenders
Financing

9 Things Startups Must Know Before Approaching Lenders

These steps will put you ahead of the game before you start, and increase your chances of securing funds for your small business.
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.
3 Online Tools To Find Funding
Financing

3 Online Tools To Find Funding

A look at ways to find the best funding sources and tailor the options for your small business.
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.
Young Entrepreneurs

7 Lessons Every Young Entrepreneur Can Learn From 'SharkTank'

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.
7 Ways Entrepreneurs Will Ride Crowdfunding's Ripple Effect
Financing

7 Ways Entrepreneurs Will Ride Crowdfunding's Ripple Effect

A look at how the impending new crowdfunding rules are prompting entrepreneurs to predict -- and deliver -- what the expanded industry will demand.
Shaping Crowdfunding 2.0
Financing

Shaping Crowdfunding 2.0

As the crowdfunding industry braces for a massive shift, its players are seeking rules that will serve both to protect investors and entrepreneurs.
Crowdfunding Nets Millions For Game Developers
Starting a Business

Crowdfunding Nets Millions For Game Developers

Rather than wait for Zynga to scoop up your young gaming company, crowdfunding may be the next best thing.
Silicon Valley VCs Perk Up
Venture Capital

Silicon Valley VCs Perk Up

Inspired by new waves of technology developments and blockbuster deals, VCs are feeling better at the start of 2012.
A VC Reflects on Instagram, the Dot-Com Bust and What It All Means for Hungry Startups
Venture and Angel Investors

A VC Reflects on Instagram, the Dot-Com Bust and What It All Means for Hungry Startups

Rapid growth and its founders' ability to take the lion's market share are big factors in determining whether a start-up will get the attention of VC firms.
Instagram Dreams? Wake Up. VCs Still Want to See the Money
Venture and Angel Investors

Instagram Dreams? Wake Up. VCs Still Want to See the Money

With so many startups trying to follow in Facebook's -- and now Instagram's -- footsteps, they're forgetting one very important element: money.
How an Online Wine Seller Uncorked New Cash
Venture and Angel Investors

How an Online Wine Seller Uncorked New Cash

Lot18 proves funding options are not dry for wine businesses.
The JOBS Act: What You Need To Know
Financing

The JOBS Act: What You Need To Know

President Obama signed the JOBS Act into law today. Here is a rundown of what's in it, when those provisions go into effect and how they could impact your business.
Want to Raise Money With Crowdfunding? Consider These Tips
Startup Financing

Want to Raise Money With Crowdfunding? Consider These Tips

A new law will increase the ability of small-business owners to raise capital from crowdfunding. But proceed with caution.
Senate Passes JOBS Act, Clears Way for Crowdfunding
Financing

Senate Passes JOBS Act, Clears Way for Crowdfunding

After intense debate, the Senate adds a number of investor protections to the small-business bill. The Obama Administration indicated its support.
JOBS Act Hits Delays in Senate
Financing

JOBS Act Hits Delays in Senate

A bipartisan bundle of legislation aimed at increasing entrepreneurs' ability to access capital sailed through the House, but has been slowed down in the Senate.
Investor Lori Greiner on Her Swim in the 'Shark Tank'
Startup Financing

Investor Lori Greiner on Her Swim in the 'Shark Tank'

Guest "Shark" and QVC Queen dishes about her time on the reality TV show and what she likes to hear in an entrepreneur's pitch.
Entrepreneurs: Are You a User?
Inventing

Entrepreneurs: Are You a User?

Did you start your business after creating a product for your own use? If so, your chances of landing venture capital and finding business success are better than for other types of startups.
Inside the SXSW Startup Competition
Venture and Angel Investors

Inside the SXSW Startup Competition

Entrepreneur's Colleen DeBaise reports on the SXSW Accelerator competition at the South By Southwest festival.
Top 'Treps Urge Senate to Pass IPO On-Ramp Bill
Startup Financing

Top 'Treps Urge Senate to Pass IPO On-Ramp Bill

The National Venture Capital Association and 700 high-profile entrepreneurs sent a letter to Congressional leaders supporting legislation to help startups go public.
What Are You Willing to Do to Launch Your Business?
Borrowing Startup Funds From Friends and Family

What Are You Willing to Do to Launch Your Business?

Sometimes, it's not a question of how brilliant your startup idea is, but what an entrepreneur is willing to do to get through the tough times.
How Fine Art America Built Its Business by Bootstrapping
Self-Financing Your Startup

How Fine Art America Built Its Business by Bootstrapping

Before you even think about asking someone to invest in your business, consider what Sean Broihier of Fine Art America did.
Shark Tank vs. Undercover Boss: Which Are You Tivo-ing?
Venture and Angel Investors

Shark Tank vs. Undercover Boss: Which Are You Tivo-ing?

See what's coming up on both shows this season, which kicks off this week.
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