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

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.
Catherine Clifford
Here's How to Grab an Investor's Attention and Land Funding
Ask the Expert

Here's How to Grab an Investor's Attention and Land Funding

In an environment where many startups are seeking funding but few get it, entrepreneurs need to know how to stand out.
Lori Hoberman
Healthy Restaurant Chain Dig Inn Raises $15 Million, Looks to Expand Beyond NYC
Grow Your Business

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.
Catherine Clifford
Crowdfunding for Life Events, Medical Emergencies Is Now Free on Indiegogo
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding for Life Events, Medical Emergencies Is Now Free on Indiegogo

The San Francisco-based crowdfunding platform says that it will not collect commission when individuals are raising money for medical emergencies, memorials and other life events.
Catherine Clifford
A Primer for Expanding Into New Markets
Global Business

A Primer for Expanding Into New Markets

Amid the excitement of planning an additional branch, prepare by considering these five questions.
Adi Vaxman
Uber Raises $1.2 Billion in New Funding Based on a $40 Billion Valuation
Uber

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.'
Catherine Clifford
Food-Tech Startup Dinner Lab Is Crowdfunding a Cool $2 Million -- From Its Customers
Crowdfunding

Food-Tech Startup Dinner Lab Is Crowdfunding a Cool $2 Million -- From Its Customers

The New Orleans-based pop-up event and private catering company is reaching out to its members for it's latest funding round.
Catherine Clifford
Y Combinator Partner on Crowdfunding: It Makes Our Job Harder
Crowdfunding

Y Combinator Partner on Crowdfunding: It Makes Our Job Harder

Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of social news site Reddit and partner at startup accelerator Y Combinator, talks about how platforms like Kickstarter are making his role as a startup investor more challenging.
Catherine Clifford
Beyond the Big Guys: 13 Smaller VCs to Keep on Your Radar (Infographic)
Venture Capital

Beyond the Big Guys: 13 Smaller VCs to Keep on Your Radar (Infographic)

A look at up-and-coming venture capital firms and what they like to invest in.
Catherine Clifford
The Best and Worst States in America for Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

The Best and Worst States in America for Crowdfunding

Washington, D.C., is the best place to crowdfund in the U.S. and Mississippi is the worst.
Catherine Clifford
Big Money: VC Investing Is Hot in 2014
Venture Capital

Big Money: VC Investing Is Hot in 2014

More than $33 billion was invested in startups by venture capitalists in the first three quarters of this year, surpassing the $30 billion invested by venture capitalists in all of 2013.
Catherine Clifford
Every Hour, $87,000 Is Raised Through Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

Every Hour, $87,000 Is Raised Through Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is currently available to 90 percent of the online population in 160 countries, according to a new report.
Catherine Clifford
Entrepreneurship Is a High-Stakes Game. Know Your Odds Going In. (Infographic)
Infographics

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.
Catherine Clifford
Indiegogo Pilots New Program Allowing Crowdfunding Campaigns to Stay Open Indefinitely
IndieGoGo

Indiegogo Pilots New Program Allowing Crowdfunding Campaigns to Stay Open Indefinitely

The new functionality will allow users to deepen their connection with funders, in addition to giving them a way to keep raising money, the company says.
Catherine Clifford