BY Carol TiceWhen deals fall apart, it can often be for the best. For this business owner, the upside of losing angel funding was retaining equity and control over his company.
BY Jonah LuptonEven as the shark-infested TV show can be intimidating, the business lessons are plentiful. Here are some inspired tips that even off-camera entrepreneurs can learn.
BY Diana RansomWith so many startups trying to follow in Facebook's -- and now Instagram's -- footsteps, they're forgetting one very important element: money.
BY Daniel BortzHere's a look at what happened to three companies once their young founders got investors to take the bait.
BY Teri EvansIn this 'Trep Talk Extra, the Shark Tank star and angel investor shares the hard-hitting questions she asks entrepreneurs before investing in their business.
BY Carol TiceGuest "Shark" and QVC Queen dishes about her time on the reality TV show and what she likes to hear in an entrepreneur's pitch.
BY Carol TiceWooing investors is a challenge even for entrepreneurs who're enthusiastic about their business. Here are ten tips on how to craft your investor pitch.
BY Carol TiceGetting turned down by the 'Sharks' was the best thing to happen to one contestant.
BY Carol TiceSee what's coming up on both shows this season, which kicks off this week.
BY Jason FellHere's a look at some of the most crucial details you'll need to convince investors to fund your startup.
BY Diana RansomPresident Obama announced a new plan to give hard-hit rural businesses a lift. But some wonder if it'll ever materialize.