News and Articles About Angel Investors
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.
'Shark Tank' judge and investor Barbara Corcoran named a southern cake-making business as her best investment on the show. Here's how that baking entrepreneur's pitch stood out.
Shark Tank judge and angel investor Barbara Corcoran says it paid off to back an entrepreneur with passion and sales savvy. Her best investment so far has been Daisy Cakes (www.ilovedaisycakes.com). Here's why.
Here's a look at some of the most crucial details you'll need to convince investors to fund your startup.
President Obama announced a new plan to give hard-hit rural businesses a lift. But some wonder if it'll ever materialize.
Entrepreneur's Diana Ransom talks with David S. Rose, founder of New York Angels, about the best way to secure financial backing from angel investors.
David S. Rose of New York Angels explains how entrepreneurs can meet angel investors. Entrepreneur's Diana Ransom reports.