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The 100 U.S. Cities Where Businesses Received the Most VC Funding
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The 100 U.S. Cities Where Businesses Received the Most VC Funding

In 2014, investment deals closed in a dozen cities that haven't seen VC money in at least five years.
Throw Out the 'Painkillers,' 'Vitamins' and Other Bad Metaphors in Silicon Valley
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Throw Out the 'Painkillers,' 'Vitamins' and Other Bad Metaphors in Silicon Valley

A CEO decries a venture-capital focus on companies that provide quick fixes to symptoms rather than long-term prevention.
Jibo, the Personal Robot Startup, Lands $25 Million in Funding
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Jibo, the Personal Robot Startup, Lands $25 Million in Funding

The Cambridge, Mass., Indiegogo darling is another major money step closer to making its 'friendly' family robot a reality.
Teen Crafts Low-Cost Braille Printer Out of Lego Kit, Receives Investment From Intel
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Teen Crafts Low-Cost Braille Printer Out of Lego Kit, Receives Investment From Intel

Thirteen-year-old Silicon Valley native Shubham Banerjee founded his company by considering a community that is often overlooked: the visually impaired.
Healthy Restaurant Chain Dig Inn Raises $15 Million, Looks to Expand Beyond NYC
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Healthy Restaurant Chain Dig Inn Raises $15 Million, Looks to Expand Beyond NYC

As the vegetable-forward eatery looks to increase its store count by at least 50 percent, its founder is also looking for ways to preserve company culture.
Mark Zuckerberg Reveals His New Year Resolution: Your Weekly News Roundup
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Mark Zuckerberg Reveals His New Year Resolution: Your Weekly News Roundup

Brush up on the latest from Facebook, Sony and Google Capital.
Career Website Glassdoor Nabs $70 Million in Latest Round
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Career Website Glassdoor Nabs $70 Million in Latest Round

Google along with existing investors Tiger Global, Battery Ventures and Sutter Hill Ventures participated in the latest round.
Win an Investor's Money by Acing These 5 Questions
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Win an Investor's Money by Acing These 5 Questions

Entrepreneurs are put to the test before a financier writes a check. The ones that provide excellent answers score.
5 Essentials for Raising Your Growth Round of Funding
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5 Essentials for Raising Your Growth Round of Funding

A startup needs a good story to secure initial funding and good numbers to get a second round.
4 Qualities of the Right VC for Your Startup
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4 Qualities of the Right VC for Your Startup

The emergence of new players in startup financing means you can be pickier.
How Giving Could Become Your Default Weapon of Choice
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How Giving Could Become Your Default Weapon of Choice

Three successful leaders in business are modeling the idea that being generous is a valuable goal in itself.
How Venture Capital and Crowdfunding Can Be Mutually Beneficial
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How Venture Capital and Crowdfunding Can Be Mutually Beneficial

V.C. and crowdfunding each have a place in the entrepreneurial landscape.
How to Seek Early-Stage Funding That Won't Spoil Your Startup
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How to Seek Early-Stage Funding That Won't Spoil Your Startup

Entrepreneurs often anguish over determining the value of their companies. Here are some tips to help avoid mistakes.
The Strategies 4 CEOs Used to Raise $50 Million in Venture Capital
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The Strategies 4 CEOs Used to Raise $50 Million in Venture Capital

Seeking financing is always a challenge, but you can increase your chances of success with these tips.
2014's Surprising Anniversaries and Milestones
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2014's Surprising Anniversaries and Milestones

Looking back at the year's broken records, big birthdays and groundbreaking achievements.
Will Corporate Venture Capital Disrupt the Traditional Investment Ecosystem?
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Will Corporate Venture Capital Disrupt the Traditional Investment Ecosystem?

Here's what entrepreneurs need to know when evaluating funding sources for their startups.
Staying Out of the Shark Tank: What To Consider When Choosing Investors
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Staying Out of the Shark Tank: What To Consider When Choosing Investors

Here are a few tips to make your experience with investors a positive one that provides a boost to the business.
Think Carefully Before Seeking Funding (Infographic)
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Think Carefully Before Seeking Funding (Infographic)

Ask yourself some simple questions before you pursue funding.
Twitter Co-Founder Launches 'World Positive' Investing Fund
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Twitter Co-Founder Launches 'World Positive' Investing Fund

Ev Williams and a handful of seasoned Silicon Valley entrepreneurs unveil their latest project: Obvious Ventures.
Uber Raises $1.2 Billion in New Funding Based on a $40 Billion Valuation
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Uber Raises $1.2 Billion in New Funding Based on a $40 Billion Valuation

The San Francisco-based transportation juggernaut announced its most recent raise with a bit of a mea culpa and a promise to be a 'smarter and more humble company.'
7 Traits That Will Have You Run With VCs and Soar With Angels
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7 Traits That Will Have You Run With VCs and Soar With Angels

Investors are people, and people are attracted to those that exude confidence and competence.
The 5 Things You Need to Land Venture Capital
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The 5 Things You Need to Land Venture Capital

Find out what VCs look for before investing in a new company.
Looking for Funding? Look Local.
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Looking for Funding? Look Local.

Experts explain the opportunities available to startups looking to their communities to help grow their business.
When It's Time to Raise Capital
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When It's Time to Raise Capital

Think carefully about funding -- you might not need it.
Everything You Need to Know About Attracting Venture Capitalists
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Everything You Need to Know About Attracting Venture Capitalists

A primer on the types of financing venture capitalists provide and what they look for in a company.
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