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Crowdfunding Nearly Tripled Last Year, Becoming a $16 Billion Industry
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Nearly Tripled Last Year, Becoming a $16 Billion Industry

The pace of crowdfunding growth has only been accelerating, according to a new report on the global industry.
Catherine Clifford
3 Must-Haves to Raising Money Without a Product
Investors

3 Must-Haves to Raising Money Without a Product

Yes, it's completely possible to win the backing of investors without something physical to show.
Andrew Medal
Beekeeper Invention Sets Record for Most Money Raised on Indiegogo
IndieGoGo

Beekeeper Invention Sets Record for Most Money Raised on Indiegogo

The Flow Hive honey tap raised $5.3 million on the San Francisco-based crowdfunding platform.
Catherine Clifford
Real-Estate Crowdfunding Set to Top $2.5 Billion This Year
Crowdfunding

Real-Estate Crowdfunding Set to Top $2.5 Billion This Year

With crowdfunding, investors are able to pool their resources to buy or finance both commercial and residential real-estate investments and purchases.
Catherine Clifford
Déjà Vu 2012: A Zombie-Frankenstein JOBS Act 2.0 Is in the Works
Jobs Act

Déjà Vu 2012: A Zombie-Frankenstein JOBS Act 2.0 Is in the Works

President Obama signed a law more than two years ago expanding access to crowdfunding. The idea was almost universally popular in Washington, a rarity in and of itself, but codifying a plan for how to implement and regulate this new arm of crowdfunding has proven to be an epic challenge.
Catherine Clifford
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