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Three Years Later, Clinkle Launches Less Than Impressive App
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Three Years Later, Clinkle Launches Less Than Impressive App

The oft-maligned startup rolled out a product that looks very different from its initial $30 million idea.
Every Business Must Raise Funding and Other Startup Myths
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Every Business Must Raise Funding and Other Startup Myths

Understand what options work best for your business with these expert tips.
Starting a Business? Issues You've Likely Overlooked
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Starting a Business? Issues You've Likely Overlooked

Know the nuts and bolts of the options you're considering.
What to Think About When You Think About Advisors
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What to Think About When You Think About Advisors

Our experts explain the benefits of exploring a range of expertise.
Entrepreneurship Is a High-Stakes Game. Know Your Odds Going In. (Infographic)
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Entrepreneurship Is a High-Stakes Game. Know Your Odds Going In. (Infographic)

A snapshot of how many businesses start every month and where they get their funding.
Richard Branson Gets Into Carpooling
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Richard Branson Gets Into Carpooling

Ridesharing service Sidecar announced a $15 million Series B round from the Virgin co-founder and some top VC houses, including Avalon Ventures and Union Square Ventures.
Go Fund Yourself
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Go Fund Yourself

Don't waste time chasing investors. A myriad of options exist for ambitious entrepreneurs seeking to expand their startup and in need of financing.
Venture Capitalists Can Be a Blessing or a Curse
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Venture Capitalists Can Be a Blessing or a Curse

When entrepreneurs opt for this type of investment, they run the risk of losing control.
Salesforce Launches $100 Million Fund to Invest in Entrepreneurs Building Apps On Its Platform
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Salesforce Launches $100 Million Fund to Invest in Entrepreneurs Building Apps On Its Platform

Startups get cash and credibility. The San Francisco-based tech company gets a stake in the companies building on its infrastructure.
Your Startup Can Thrive Without VC That it Will Probably Never Get Anyway
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Your Startup Can Thrive Without VC That it Will Probably Never Get Anyway

Financing growth from sales is tough but the reality is very few companies receive the venture-capital funding seemingly everyone believes is indispensable.
Top 50 Universities for VC-Backed Entrepreneurs
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Top 50 Universities for VC-Backed Entrepreneurs

It's back-to-school season. Here are the leading universities producing the most VC-backed graduates.
Want to Get a VC's Attention? Make Sure You Do These 6 Things.
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Want to Get a VC's Attention? Make Sure You Do These 6 Things.

Raising capital is perhaps the most difficult challenge any entrepreneur faces in starting a business. Here are a few tips to make it less daunting.
This Is Y Combinator's Next Hot Area of Investment
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This Is Y Combinator's Next Hot Area of Investment

For the first time, the accelerator program is actively recruiting startups outside the tech space.
TOMS Lands Major Investment From Bain Capital
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TOMS Lands Major Investment From Bain Capital

Blake Mycoskie will keep a 50 percent stake in the social-good shoe startup he founded.
Why Leveraging Sales to Finance Growth Is Better Than Wooing a VC
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Why Leveraging Sales to Finance Growth Is Better Than Wooing a VC

Winning VC funding is a gratifying rite of passage that some of the most successful entrepreneurs skipped in favor of funding growth from revenue.
The 7 Due Diligence Basics for Investing in a Startup
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The 7 Due Diligence Basics for Investing in a Startup

There is only so much an investor can due to reduce risk, so be sure to do all of it.
The 9 Things You Should Never Do When Pitching Investors
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The 9 Things You Should Never Do When Pitching Investors

When pitching investors it is important to get it right the first time – as often this is the only chance you got. So avoid these nine major blunders.
Want Angel Investors? Here's What You Need to Know Right Now. (Infographic)
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Want Angel Investors? Here's What You Need to Know Right Now. (Infographic)

A snapshot of where angel investors are putting their money.
What It's Like to Launch Your Own VC Firm
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What It's Like to Launch Your Own VC Firm

The best venture investors may be the ones who can currently empathize with your status as a startup.
Dress Well and Leave the 'Umms' at Home -- 5 Ways to Ace an Investor Pitch
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Dress Well and Leave the 'Umms' at Home -- 5 Ways to Ace an Investor Pitch

There's one thing worse than watching an entrepreneur crumble under a fatal barrage of questions.
7 Tips on Raising Money From a Guy Who Is Raising
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7 Tips on Raising Money From a Guy Who Is Raising

There is nothing "fun" about fundraising. I am going through it now...
Who Should Be Deemed 'Sophisticated' Enough to Be an Investor?
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Who Should Be Deemed 'Sophisticated' Enough to Be an Investor?

Regulators argue that the income requirements for accredited investors -- which were set in 1982 -- are in desperate need of an adjustment. Entrepreneurs and investors, meanwhile, don't want to see access to capital limited.
10 Lessons to Learn From Failing Startups (Including My Own)
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10 Lessons to Learn From Failing Startups (Including My Own)

A serial entrepreneur provides valuable insights gleaned from the trenches.
The 25 Most Active Corporate VCs
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The 25 Most Active Corporate VCs

Can you guess which venture capital firms made the list? A look at the expanding role of corporate VCs in the startup economy.
How to Evaluate Your Startup Like a VC
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How to Evaluate Your Startup Like a VC

The are six factors that investors will focus on when evaluating your business. Know them by heart.
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