Startup Financing

6 Tips for Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch
Financing

6 Tips for Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch

When all you have is 60 seconds, you'd better make them count. College entrepreneur Dwight Peters offers his top tips for polishing up your elevator pitch.
4 Ways to Blow It When Pitching For Venture Capital
Venture and Angel Investors

4 Ways to Blow It When Pitching For Venture Capital

Venture capitalists are not just looking for the best idea. They want to make sure you know how to pitch it.
New Global Conference for Tech Startups Lands in Unexpected U.S. City
News and Trends

New Global Conference for Tech Startups Lands in Unexpected U.S. City

The three-day Startup Phenomenon conference will focus on how communities can foster entrepreneurship.
An Upscale Pawnbroker Offers an Alternative Form of Financing
Financing

An Upscale Pawnbroker Offers an Alternative Form of Financing

A men's clothing retailer pawns his Harley-Davidson to keep his store open.
Netscape's 18th Birthday Is Today. Here's Why You Should Care.
News and Trends

Netscape's 18th Birthday Is Today. Here's Why You Should Care.

Netscape's memory has left a complicated free-market legacy, with some good and bad effects felt nearly two decades down the line.
The Buck Stops Here: How to Make Invoicing Less Excruciating
Business Management

The Buck Stops Here: How to Make Invoicing Less Excruciating

To take the sting out of the annoying task of invoicing, consider the tips.
Why Venture Capitalists and Entrepreneurs Often Don't See Eye to Eye
Venture Capital

Why Venture Capitalists and Entrepreneurs Often Don't See Eye to Eye

The National Venture Capital Association released its first brand influence study on the venture capital industry today.
Funding Options For Keeping Control of Your Business
Financing

Funding Options For Keeping Control of Your Business

If you don't want to give up control of your business to outside investors, consider crowdfunding and bootstrapping.
A Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Building Business Credit
Business Management

A Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Building Business Credit

When it comes to launching a business, running out of cash is a big, albeit common, problem. To avoid this fate, here are ten steps for amping up your company's credit record.
An Online Platform That Simplifies Investor Relations
Startup Financing

An Online Platform That Simplifies Investor Relations

Gust gives startups access to potential accredited investors, and allows investors to manage their deals on a secure platform.
Students Funding Students: A Look at Campus-Based Investment Funds
Startup Financing

Students Funding Students: A Look at Campus-Based Investment Funds

In the race to find the next young entrepreneurial dynamo, VC firms are increasingly putting students in control of the selection process.
The Art and Science of Company Valuations (Infographic)
Financing

The Art and Science of Company Valuations (Infographic)

See a visual explanation of how young companies are valued, in some cases before they're even making money.
The $37 Investor: When Publicity Is Worth More Than Cash
Startup Financing

The $37 Investor: When Publicity Is Worth More Than Cash

A web personality takes six budding startups under his wing and gives them each $37 in financing.
5 Lessons I Learned From My Failed Kickstarter Campaign
Startup Financing

5 Lessons I Learned From My Failed Kickstarter Campaign

YogoSport founder Ryon Lane offers advice to young entrepreneurs about how to make your Kickstarter project a success.
Looking to Raise Capital? Exhaust All Your Options.
Startup Basics

Looking to Raise Capital? Exhaust All Your Options.

Entrepreneur Liz Elam shares her insights on raising capital to launch a startup.
5 Reasons a Young Entrepreneur Should Raise Outside Funding
Financing

5 Reasons a Young Entrepreneur Should Raise Outside Funding

Investor Peter S. Cohan gives us the lowdown about scenarios when a young entrepreneur should turn to investors for funds.
Spreading the Love of Silicon Valley (Infographic)
Startup Financing

Spreading the Love of Silicon Valley (Infographic)

Let's face it, Silicon Valley is still the mecca for startups, and every other city is playing catch up.
How One Young Entrepreneur's Quest to Encourage Women Engineers Led Her to GoldieBlox
Young Entrepreneurs

How One Young Entrepreneur's Quest to Encourage Women Engineers Led Her to GoldieBlox

Not happy about the dearth of women in engineering? Debbie Sterling thinks overly-girlie toys are to blame.
NY Angels' Brian Cohen on How to Get 'Smart' Funding for Your Billion Dollar Idea
Financing

NY Angels' Brian Cohen on How to Get 'Smart' Funding for Your Billion Dollar Idea

In his new book, angel investor Brian Cohen talks about the importance of getting smart money for your startup.
How Entrepreneur Friendly are the Top 10 Startup Hubs?
Startup Financing

How Entrepreneur Friendly are the Top 10 Startup Hubs?

Before you pack your bags and head off to Silicon Valley, check out how the top startup ecosystems rank when it comes to ease of starting a business.
Free Online Service Matches Small Businesses With Lenders
Financing

Free Online Service Matches Small Businesses With Lenders

An art school uses an online lending matchmaker to find capital.
A Chance to Win $50,000 and Mentorship From TOMS Founder Blake Mycoskie
Startup Financing

A Chance to Win $50,000 and Mentorship From TOMS Founder Blake Mycoskie

GOOD and TOMS are teaming up to help one lucky social entrepreneur turn her dream into a reality.
The Bitcoin Buzz and How Young Entrepreneurs are Cashing In
News and Trends

The Bitcoin Buzz and How Young Entrepreneurs are Cashing In

Even with its roller-coaster volatility, young entrepreneurs are banking on the digital currency.
The Startup Money Hunt: When Entrepreneurs Bring In Investors (Infographic)
Startup Financing

The Startup Money Hunt: When Entrepreneurs Bring In Investors (Infographic)

Entrepreneurs looking to grow quickly often exchange portions of their company for cash several times in their company's lifecycle. Here is a look at what that path can look like.
From Renting Bedrooms on Airbnb to $1.5 Million in Venture Capital: Lessons in Resourceful Startup Funding
Startup Financing

From Renting Bedrooms on Airbnb to $1.5 Million in Venture Capital: Lessons in Resourceful Startup Funding

Tracy DiNunzio, the founder of online fashion marketplace Tradesy, shares her best advice for accessing startup funding when you are a statistical outlier.
Unreasonable at Sea: Entrepreneurs Dock at the State Department
Startup Financing

Unreasonable at Sea: Entrepreneurs Dock at the State Department

After four months of sailing around the world, entrepreneurs participating in the Unreasonable at Sea accelerator program convene in Washington D.C. to chat about their experiences and rub elbows with investors.
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