Startup Financing

Thinking of Joining an Incubator? Check Off These 5 Things First.
Starting a Business

Thinking of Joining an Incubator? Check Off These 5 Things First.

Business incubators present an amazing opportunity for startup companies, as long as you have the right expectations.
10 Things All Entrepreneurs Must Do Before Quitting Their Day Job
Starting a Business

10 Things All Entrepreneurs Must Do Before Quitting Their Day Job

The steps you must take to turn a side hustle into a full-fledged business.
5 Warning Signs a Startup Is a Bad Investment
Money

5 Warning Signs a Startup Is a Bad Investment

It's hard to pick winning investments but there are often clear signs of a losing investment.
Credit Unions Are Increasingly Business Friendly
Money

Credit Unions Are Increasingly Business Friendly

Credit unions, long an alternative to banks for individual customers, are keenly interested in small business lending.
Pitching Investments to Pro Athletes Is No Slam Dunk
Money

Pitching Investments to Pro Athletes Is No Slam Dunk

Athletes today are famously well paid and far more business savvy than in years past.
The Correct Answers to 'How Will You Use My Money?'
Money

The Correct Answers to 'How Will You Use My Money?'

Investors need to be assured your business is in good shape. It also helps to not proclaim your desire for a new car.
This Visual-Recognition App Lets You Shop the Streets
The 'Treps

This Visual-Recognition App Lets You Shop the Streets

ASAP54 matches users' photos of apparel and accessories to identical or similar product images stored in its database.
The Best Way to Ask Friends and Family for Seed Capital
Money

The Best Way to Ask Friends and Family for Seed Capital

With just a fraction of startups receiving venture capital financing, approach your social circles, with these five pointers in mind.
The 7 Deadly Financial Sins of Small Businesses
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The 7 Deadly Financial Sins of Small Businesses

While the 'average Joe' can breathe a sigh of relief that tax season is behind him, small-business owners can't do the same. To ensure entrepreneurs keep their finances on track all year around, here are seven mistakes to avoid.
5 Things to Look for in a Venture Capitalist
Money

5 Things to Look for in a Venture Capitalist

Former VC says you should approach these funders carefully, and be thorough in your research.
4 Ways to Be a Frugal CEO
Managing Cash Flow

4 Ways to Be a Frugal CEO

How to save on items that can quickly deplete a startup's bank account.
ZenPayroll Raises $20 Million in Series A Funding
Startup Financing

ZenPayroll Raises $20 Million in Series A Funding

The cloud-based payroll company plans to hire more employees and extend its reach.
This Startup Just Raised $23 Million Thanks to Wealthiest Man in Asia
Startup Financing

This Startup Just Raised $23 Million Thanks to Wealthiest Man in Asia

Egg-replacement startup Hampton Creek has raised its biggest round of funding to date thanks to the investment of Asian billionaire Li Ka-shing.
Funding Your Business on Your Own? Learn From These 7 Entrepreneurs
Startup Financing

Funding Your Business on Your Own? Learn From These 7 Entrepreneurs

Seven entrepreneurs offer up bootstrapping-financial advice to those aspiring to start their own business.
Not Just for Weddings: Set Up a Registry for Your New Business
Startup Financing

Not Just for Weddings: Set Up a Registry for Your New Business

If you ask, your supporters may just buy you office equipment and supplies.
What Industries Venture Capitalists Are Hot For
Venture Capital

What Industries Venture Capitalists Are Hot For

Dow Jones VentureSource released its U.S. venture capital report today showing where VCs were investing, both by industry and geographically in 2013.
Vimeo Wants to License and Fund Your Movie
Startup Financing

Vimeo Wants to License and Fund Your Movie

Video-sharing website Vimeo has launched a $500,000 project to license and distribute crowdfunded films.
3 Ways to Boost Your 'Executive Presence' While Pitching for Funding
Startup Financing

3 Ways to Boost Your 'Executive Presence' While Pitching for Funding

An entrepreneur has precious little time to convince anyone they are the real deal. Here are some ways to help your chances.
Young Female Entrepreneurs' Advice on Securing Funding
Startup Financing

Young Female Entrepreneurs' Advice on Securing Funding

These ladies have found success getting money for their companies. Here's how they did it.
Why You Need to Think Twice About Seeking Venture Capital
Venture and Angel Investors

Why You Need to Think Twice About Seeking Venture Capital

Entrepreneurs seek venture capital, even though it is financially unattractive. Think twice about jumping in. The water is deep.
4 Things Investors Need to Know About Your Startup
Startup Financing

4 Things Investors Need to Know About Your Startup

Be prepared to communicate these points, and you'll be speaking your investor's language.
The Right Way to Ask Your Parents to Finance Your Business
Financing

The Right Way to Ask Your Parents to Finance Your Business

4 things to consider before asking mom and dad for money.
Sofia Vergara's Fiancé Nick Loeb Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign for Condiments Company
Startup Financing

Sofia Vergara's Fiancé Nick Loeb Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign for Condiments Company

Nick Loeb is working to spread the word on crunchy condiments, with the help of his fiancé, Modern Family star Sofia Vergara.
Is Crowdfunding for You? (Infographic)
Startup Financing

Is Crowdfunding for You? (Infographic)

Before getting involved in crowdfunding, gather inspiration from big successes and learn from major scams.
Why Too Many Startups Run Out of Money Too Fast
Marketing Basics

Why Too Many Startups Run Out of Money Too Fast

Many startups run out of money soon after they launch, missing out on success before they even have a fighting chance.
Why We Don't Need New Policies to Boost Startup Rates
Startup Financing

Why We Don't Need New Policies to Boost Startup Rates

The decline in startup rates might simply represent Americans' realization that earning a living running one's a small business has become more difficult over the past three-and-a-half decades.
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