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Determining Board Control Doesn't Have to Be Stressful. Here's What to Do.
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If entrepreneurs raise a round of capital the more than likely will face the angst-inducing conundrum of determining board structure. Here are a few pointers.
April 22, 2014 in Money
Fundraising 101: The First Timer's Guide to Pitching Investors

Fundraising 101: The First Timer's Guide to Pitching Investors

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Pitching to investors can be a daunting and at times, tough on an entrepreneur's confidence level. Here are a few tidbits of advice on pitching from an entrepreneur who has been there, done that.
April 3, 2014 in Money
How to Make Time Work for You When Pitching for Funds

How to Make Time Work for You When Pitching for Funds

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The hour of the day, minutes in a slide and when your idea will pay off will determine whether you'll see any money.
March 31, 2014 in Money
Private Companies Publicly Fundraising: Where's The Money Going?

Private Companies Publicly Fundraising: Where's The Money Going?

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It's been nearly six months since private companies were given legal permission to publicly advertise their fundraising efforts. Here's a look at how it has paid off so far.
March 7, 2014 in Money
Pitching for Profits: Delivering a Presentation Investors Love

Pitching for Profits: Delivering a Presentation Investors Love

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Entrepreneurs only have a short window of time to impress investors with the hopes of snagging funds. Here are a few pointers on how to get their attention and hopefully their money.
March 3, 2014 in Money
Knowing When to Raise Money for Your Mobile App

Knowing When to Raise Money for Your Mobile App

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While the media often makes raising money seem like a piece of cake, entrepreneurs who have been there know it is the exact opposite. To get the most of your time and resources, figuring out the ideal time to raise money is key.
February 13, 2014 in Mobile
Need an Investor? Ditch the Pitch.

Need an Investor? Ditch the Pitch.

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The term pitching has been ingrained in our head as a means to get funding. Yet, an entrepreneur's spiel could lead to an investor yawning instead of opening up their wallet.
February 12, 2014 in Financing
Why I Think the Hype About Crowdfunding Is Too Good to Be True

Why I Think the Hype About Crowdfunding Is Too Good to Be True

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If you're going to try to fund your startup via crowdfunding, here's what you need to know before taking the plunge.
January 28, 2014 in Financing
These Angel Investors Want to Make Bitcoin 'Sexy' for Average People

These Angel Investors Want to Make Bitcoin 'Sexy' for Average People

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BitAngels has already put $7 million into early-stage Bitcoin startups since May 2013 -- and there's $50 million more where that came from.
January 24, 2014 in Angel Investors
Report: Andreessen Horowitz to Raise Another $1.5 Billion

Report: Andreessen Horowitz to Raise Another $1.5 Billion

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The noted venture-capital firm is reportedly in the process of raising $1.5 billion in its new round of fundraising.
January 17, 2014 in Angel Investors
Why Updated VC Models Are a Win for Entrepreneurs

Why Updated VC Models Are a Win for Entrepreneurs

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Good companies are always desirable, but the level of demand right now is unprecedented.
January 11, 2014 in Venture Capital
Where to Get the Money to Build Your Mobile App

Where to Get the Money to Build Your Mobile App

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You have a great idea for an app, but how do you find the funds you need to develop it?
January 8, 2014 in Financing
Here Is How to Get a VC's Attention

Here Is How to Get a VC's Attention

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With an onslaught of startups looking to raise funds, entrepreneurs need to have their game face on to get the attention of a VC. Here are three tips to help you with your approach.
December 11, 2013 in Financing
Meet the Top 5 Angel Investors of 2013 (Infographic)

Meet the Top 5 Angel Investors of 2013 (Infographic)

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These 'super angels' were active investors this year, funding a diverse cast of promising startups.
December 6, 2013 in Angel Investors
This Startup Makes Finding Lost Items Easy

This Startup Makes Finding Lost Items Easy

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FinderCodes makes finding lost items as easy as scanning a code on your smartphone.
November 29, 2013 in Apps & Software
Where Startup Funding Really Comes From (Infographic)

Where Startup Funding Really Comes From (Infographic)

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VCs and angel investors get a lot of attention, but personal loans and credit, followed by investments from friends and family, are the top funding sources for startups.
November 20, 2013 in Financing
Survey: 1 in 2 Angel Investors Regrets an Investment Made This Year

Survey: 1 in 2 Angel Investors Regrets an Investment Made This Year

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Entrepreneurs tend to over-promise when pitching their startup at the earliest stages, investors say.
November 19, 2013 in Angel Investors
SEC Releases Long-Awaited Rules on Crowdfunding

SEC Releases Long-Awaited Rules on Crowdfunding

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More than a year after President Obama signed the JOBS Act into law, the Commission released rules for regulating equity crowdfunding. Here's what you need to know.
October 23, 2013 in Financing
8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

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Get the 411 on crowdfunding from General Assembly, Denver's Galvanize wants you to code for a cause, Nashville gets KEEN on entrepreneurship, TechCrunch brings the Startup Battlefield to Berlin. This week's notable news and startup events for entrepreneurs.
October 21, 2013 in News and Trends
Your Secret Decoder Ring for VC Speak

Your Secret Decoder Ring for VC Speak

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Venture capitalist Sharon Wienbar gives us the skinny on what kind of questions VCs ask and why they ask them.
October 7, 2013 in Financing
AngelList CEO Says Being Accredited Is Not Enough

AngelList CEO Says Being Accredited Is Not Enough

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With the recent lift on the ban of general solicitation, the SEC also ruled that a third party has to verify that an investor is accredited. AngelList CEO Naval Ravikant says there are other critical components to be sure an investor is ready to play ball.
September 27, 2013 in Angel Investors
'Shark Tank' Investors to Gather in D.C. for 50th Anniversary of MLK March

'Shark Tank' Investors to Gather in D.C. for 50th Anniversary of MLK March

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Daymond John, Mark Cuban and others will celebrate entrepreneurship and access to startup capital for racial and ethnic minorities.
August 15, 2013 in Financing

The Do's and Don'ts of Meeting With Investors

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Lightbank VC investor Paul Lee gives us the skinny on what young entrepreneurs should and shouldn't do when meeting investors.
August 12, 2013 in Financing

Angel Investors' New Mantra: 'Go (South) West, Young Man' (Infographic)

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Silicon Valley may still be the king of the U.S.'s startup ecosystem but angel investors are increasingly spreading their wings.
July 19, 2013 in Starting a Business

Learn Before You Earn: How to Figure a Startup's Pre-Money Valuation

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Co-founder of SkyMall Inc. and Worthworm Alan Lobock gives us the skinny on determining pre-money valuation and the major role it plays when raising funds.
July 17, 2013 in Startup Basics

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