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5 Reasons a Young Entrepreneur Should Raise Outside Funding
Starting a Business

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.
Peter S. Cohan
Behind the Scenes: What It's Really Like to Pitch for a Spot on 'Shark Tank'
Finance

Behind the Scenes: What It's Really Like to Pitch for a Spot on 'Shark Tank'

Meet the entrepreneurs who lined up to pitch to casting directors of the ABC reality TV show.
Brian Patrick Eha
NY Angels' Brian Cohen on How to Get 'Smart' Funding for Your Billion Dollar Idea
Finance

NY Angels' Brian Cohen on How to Get 'Smart' Funding for Your Billion Dollar Idea

In his new book, angel investor Brian Cohen talks about the importance of getting smart money for your startup.
Brian Cohen
Ken and Ben Lerer Share Their Top 5 Secrets to Success for Young Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

Ken and Ben Lerer Share Their Top 5 Secrets to Success for Young Entrepreneurs

Big players in New York City's startup ecosystem, the investors behind Lerer Ventures provide insight into what they believe helps entrepreneurs reach their goals.
Andrea Huspeni
Pitch Perfect: How to Prepare to Speak in Front of Investors
Starting a Business

Pitch Perfect: How to Prepare to Speak in Front of Investors

Here's a guide for how to prepare your pitch for angel investors and venture capitalists the likes of Chris Dixon.
Matthew Toren
What Angel Investors Want Now
Starting a Business

What Angel Investors Want Now

The second annual Halo Report released today shows where angels are excited to invest, both by sector and geographically, and how much they are commonly investing.
Catherine Clifford
JOBS Act Expected to Increase Diversity in Funding
Finance

JOBS Act Expected to Increase Diversity in Funding

Industry experts anticipate more women and minorities will become startup funders when non-professional investors are allowed to participate in crowdfunding.
Catherine Clifford
Angel Investment Clubs Offer a Ray of Hope -- and Capital
Starting a Business

Angel Investment Clubs Offer a Ray of Hope -- and Capital

From Silicon Valley to the Gulf Coast, angel investment clubs are looking to fund local startups that solve problems across a variety of industries.
Angels in America: A Look at Angel Investment Growth Across the U.S. (Infographic)
Finance

Angels in America: A Look at Angel Investment Growth Across the U.S. (Infographic)

When it comes to raising financing, angel investors are increasingly spending with startups. Here's a snapshot of the angel-investor landscape.
Diana Ransom
Barbara Corcoran on Two Things Investors Look For
Finance

Barbara Corcoran on Two Things Investors Look For

The Shark Tank investor describes exactly what she looks for when entrepreneurs pitch to her.
Colleen DeBaise
5 Tips for Customizing Your Pitch for Every Investor
Starting a Business

5 Tips for Customizing Your Pitch for Every Investor

Like entrepreneurs, investors also tend to specialize in certain industries. Here's how to cater to all of them.
Adam Lieb
Barbara Corcoran's 6 Pearls of Wisdom for Young Treps
Starting a Business

Barbara Corcoran's 6 Pearls of Wisdom for Young Treps

Ahead of her keynote address at Entrepreneur's annual Growth Conference, here are some of her choicest gems of advice for young entrepreneurs.
Kara Ohngren Prior
How to Speak the Language of Venture Capital
Starting a Business

How to Speak the Language of Venture Capital

If you're new to the world of raising money, it helps to know the lingo. Here's a guide to the foreign language investors speak.
Jeff R. Lamb
5 Funding Sources to Grow Your Business (Infographic)
Finance

5 Funding Sources to Grow Your Business (Infographic)

A look at the pros and cons of securing capital from crowdfunding, angel investors, venture capitalists, the SBA and community banks.
Kara Ohngren Prior