News and Articles About Angel Investors
This start-up crowdfunding site isn't just up against giants like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, it also has the JOBS Act to contend with. Here, the founder dishes on the site's progress and overcoming obstacles.
Several new funding sites are emerging to give entrepreneurs and creatives the chance to realize their goals one step -- and one community -- at a time.
An investor in companies such as Flickr and del.icio.us, Dyson shares insights on building a thriving company.
Student entrepreneur Eric Muli reveals how hard work, rejection and a little luck helped him land an investor for his startup.
In starting up, whatever you do, do not miss an opportunity to meet tastemakers like Sir Richard Branson. Here's how two young founders met the billionaire and won him over.
When 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.
Even 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.
Whether your investors are friends and family or VCs, here's a guideline on how to pay yourself as your startup grows.
Even 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.
Consider these tips before you seek funding for your startup, whether from angel investors or VCs.
Many small-business owners who hope to land angel funding have expectations that are wildly unrealistic. Here's a reality check.
With so many startups trying to follow in Facebook's -- and now Instagram's -- footsteps, they're forgetting one very important element: money.
Here's a look at what happened to three companies once their young founders got investors to take the bait.
Legislation headed to the President's desk could transform the way entrepreneurs access capital and the number of investors able to fund startups.
Guest "Shark" and QVC Queen dishes about her time on the reality TV show and what she likes to hear in an entrepreneur's pitch.
Entrepreneur's Colleen DeBaise reports on the SXSW Accelerator competition at the South By Southwest festival.
Being rich does little to protect an investor from fraud. Often there is safety in numbers.
Wooing investors is a challenge even for entrepreneurs who're enthusiastic about their business. Here are ten tips on how to craft your investor pitch.
Getting turned down by the 'Sharks' was the best thing to happen to one contestant.
See what's coming up on both shows this season, which kicks off this week.
Should federal law be changed to allow crowdfunding to become more widespread? Here's why that may be a bad idea.
Call it a bubble or not, Groupon's lower valuation may throw a wrench in it.
James Hunt, an angel investor and adjunct professor at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, shares his secrets on getting attention from financial backers.
Shark Tank judge and investor Barbara Corcoran on whether pulling equity out of home is still a viable way to fund a business. Taking big risks can be necessary to stay afloat, she says. In bad markets, she has exhausted her options to remain in business.
Shark Tank judge and angel investor Barbara Corcoran says being able to 'take a hit' is vital for entrepreneurial success. The show's stars hear 30 or more pitches a day and listen for passion and persistence as they make investment decisions.