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Competition for the money is fierce but the federal government allocates $2B a year in grants for early stage ideas few investors will touch.
Investors seek companies that run smoothly and have solid prospects, which is just the company you're trying to build.
Despite the recent rise in the number of small business loans, small business lending still has not returned to their highs.
Avoid these no-nos to inspire investor passion. Provide compelling evidence of a boost to their bottom line.
We're more than half way through 2014: Where does your business stand in terms of taxes?
A new survey from Sageworks finds that over 75 percent of small-business owners have never applied for a loan.
Meals and entertainment expenses can save on your taxes but you need to see it the way the IRS sees it.
Theres one thing worse than watching an entrepreneur crumble under a fatal barrage of questions.
Not all investors are created equal. Here are some tips on finding the best investor for your startup and its needs.
Eighty-five investors can now say they own part of The Hard Rock Hotel in downtown Palm Springs, Calif.
A strong equity position supports the notion that the owner is likely to protect the investment and repay borrowed funds.
The NBA star has partnered with former NBC executive Stuart Goldfab to create M7 Tech Partners, a venture capital firm that will invest in early-stage startups.
New tech solutions enable companies to launch campaigns on their own portal when raising money.
Even the cryptocurrency's biggest boosters admit it is probably too early to be useful to the mainstream.
A look at what you should do with your 401(k) if you are unemployed.
Some of the companies that are expected to falter next year are headed by entrepreneurs you're very familiar with.
It's hard to pick winning investments but there are often clear signs of a losing investment.
Present all the facts that drew you to your great idea, season with your passion and you will wow investors.
Regulators argue that the income requirements for accredited investors -- which were set in 1982 -- are in desperate need of an adjustment. Entrepreneurs and investors, meanwhile, dont want to see access to capital limited.
Can you guess which venture capital firms made the list? A look at the expanding role of corporate VCs in the startup economy.
In fact, it may indicate the opposite.
Investors don't want to invest in a product, they want to invest in a business. Here are seven reality checks to apply.
If those you've approached for money say no, try to figure out why. Maybe it will lead to some good news.
Personal networks are important for founders looking for venture capital. Entrepreneurs from underrepresented groups have particular challenges.
Don't fall into the trap of expending a great deal of energy for a small financial payoff.