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Knowing When to Raise Money for Your Mobile App

Knowing When to Raise Money for Your Mobile App

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.
Need an Investor? Ditch the Pitch.

Need an Investor? Ditch the Pitch.

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.
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

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

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

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

Report: Andreessen Horowitz to Raise Another $1.5 Billion

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

Why Updated VC Models Are a Win for Entrepreneurs

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

Where to Get the Money to Build Your Mobile App

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

Here Is How to Get a VC's Attention

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.
Meet the Top 5 Angel Investors of 2013 (Infographic)

Meet the Top 5 Angel Investors of 2013 (Infographic)

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

This Startup Makes Finding Lost Items Easy

FinderCodes makes finding lost items as easy as scanning a code on your smartphone.
Where Startup Funding Really Comes From (Infographic)

Where Startup Funding Really Comes From (Infographic)

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

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

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

SEC Releases Long-Awaited Rules on Crowdfunding

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.
8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

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.
Your Secret Decoder Ring for VC Speak

Your Secret Decoder Ring for VC Speak

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

AngelList CEO Says Being Accredited Is Not Enough

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.
'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

Daymond John, Mark Cuban and others will celebrate entrepreneurship and access to startup capital for racial and ethnic minorities.

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

Lightbank VC investor Paul Lee gives us the skinny on what young entrepreneurs should and shouldn't do when meeting investors.

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

Silicon Valley may still be the king of the U.S.'s startup ecosystem but angel investors are increasingly spreading their wings.

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

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.

Where to Look for Investors to Fund Your Startup

Co-founder of SkyMall Inc. and Worthworm Alan Lobock provides young entrepreneurs tips on approaching investors.
The Art and Science of Company Valuations (Infographic)

The Art and Science of Company Valuations (Infographic)

See a visual explanation of how young companies are valued, in some cases before they're even making money.
Kickstarter's Rising Competition: Crowdfunding Alternatives to Donation-Based Sites

Kickstarter's Rising Competition: Crowdfunding Alternatives to Donation-Based Sites

The JOBS Act may soon go into effect, but young entrepreneurs don't need to wait to look for investors in the crowd.
Angel Investors Form Group to Fund Bitcoin Startups

Angel Investors Form Group to Fund Bitcoin Startups

After a tumultuous couple of months, the digital currency is turning investors' heads.
5 Reasons a Young Entrepreneur Should Raise Outside Funding

5 Reasons a Young Entrepreneur Should Raise Outside Funding

Investor Peter S. Cohan gives us the lowdown about scenarios when a young entrepreneur should turn to investors for funds.

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