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Want to Get on Shark Tank? 8 Secrets From the Show's Casting Producer.

Want to Get on Shark Tank? 8 Secrets From the Show's Casting Producer.

Scott Salyers, the supervising casting producer for ABC’s hit show, offers tips for pitching investors.
Would a Higher Accredited-Investor Threshold Clip Angels' Wings?

Would a Higher Accredited-Investor Threshold Clip Angels' Wings?

The SEC is considering higher financial thresholds for accredited investors. That might not limit angel financing as much as feared.
High-Tech Investing Startup for Millennials Hits $1 Billion in Assets

High-Tech Investing Startup for Millennials Hits $1 Billion in Assets

A recent study found that Millennials are holding more than half of their assets in cash, making them as financially conservative as the World War II generation.
Why I Pivoted My Fundraising Strategy

Why I Pivoted My Fundraising Strategy

Hint: It’s not because I ran out of money.
Crowdfunding Growing at a Startling Rate, New Report Says

Crowdfunding Growing at a Startling Rate, New Report Says

An analysis on the relatively new world of crowdfunding provides many answers to common questions.
Kickstarter Adds Two New Categories for Crowdfunding Projects: Journalism and Crafting

Kickstarter Adds Two New Categories for Crowdfunding Projects: Journalism and Crafting

The crowdfunding platform has officially created homes for two of its popular project areas.
Selling Your Business at Your Price

Selling Your Business at Your Price

No matter what valuation method you choose, plan your exit strategy for your company far in advance.
Crowdfunding Platform Raises $4 Million to Fund Its Own Growth By -- You Guessed It! -- Crowdfunding.

Crowdfunding Platform Raises $4 Million to Fund Its Own Growth By -- You Guessed It! -- Crowdfunding.

Equity crowdfunding platform SeedInvest just completed its Series A round of funding by reaching out to investors through its own platform.
5 Critical Questions You Need to Ask a Potential Investor

5 Critical Questions You Need to Ask a Potential Investor

You are choosing investors as much as they are choosing you. Here are five questions to ask potential investors to make sure you are on the same page.
6 Tips From Kickstarter on How to Run a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

6 Tips From Kickstarter on How to Run a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

A roundup of useful tips and best practices for creating a campaign that meets or exceeds its funding goal.
3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail to Secure Funding

3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail to Secure Funding

The necessity of learning from past failures and adjusting your investor pitch to avoid the mistakes that have led many other startups down the road to failure has never been more important.
When to Spend Your Time Versus When to Spend Your Money

When to Spend Your Time Versus When to Spend Your Money

Work-life balance is about managing the way you use both.
Secure That First Investor, and the Rest Will Come

Secure That First Investor, and the Rest Will Come

Venture capital's dirty little secret: investors don't like going it alone.
The Sharing Economy Holds Promise for More Goods to Be Offered at Near Zero Marginal Cost

The Sharing Economy Holds Promise for More Goods to Be Offered at Near Zero Marginal Cost

The emerging Internet of Things and tech advances will allow for pooling of resources, greater productivity, a smaller income divide and environmental benefits.
To Build Wealth, Treat Money Like a Jealous Lover

To Build Wealth, Treat Money Like a Jealous Lover

Why it’s important for ambitious entrepreneurs to think like young millionaires from the very start.
5 Kinds of Crowdfunding You Never Thought Of

5 Kinds of Crowdfunding You Never Thought Of

Nontraditional financing platforms are rapidly reducing entrepreneurs' cash squeeze while offering investors returns.
5 Things Investors Want to Know Before Signing a Check

5 Things Investors Want to Know Before Signing a Check

Your absolute faith in your idea is not shared by investors but, if you see things as they do, you can persuade them.
Jared Leto Is the Latest Celeb to Hop on the Entrepreneurial Bandwagon

Jared Leto Is the Latest Celeb to Hop on the Entrepreneurial Bandwagon

The Academy Award-winning actor and musician has invested in tech startup Zenefits, an automated human resources company.
Why You Should Integrate a Family Trust with Your Business

Why You Should Integrate a Family Trust with Your Business

Utilizing a Revocable Living Trust can be an affordable way to ensure your business passes effectively to your family or loved ones upon your death.
Can Your Crowdfunding Campaign Compete?

Can Your Crowdfunding Campaign Compete?

These tips can help level the crowdfunding playing field.
3 Angles for Understanding Angels

3 Angles for Understanding Angels

Entrepreneurs seeking a heavenly relationship with their investors should know three things before pitching their business.
Kickstarter Streamlines Its Rules, Becomes Less Exclusive

Kickstarter Streamlines Its Rules, Becomes Less Exclusive

The popular crowdfunding platform unveiled new rules today that make it easier to launch a campaign.
Raising Money for Your Business? Consider These Tips.

Raising Money for Your Business? Consider These Tips.

Being savvy about your time and money can maximize your resources as you bootstrap your business.
Financial Gifts Recent Grads Can Really Use

Financial Gifts Recent Grads Can Really Use

Need an idea for a graduation gift? This might be a chance to get your favorite new graduate on solid financial footing.
What Your CPA Isn't Telling You

What Your CPA Isn't Telling You

At Entrepreneur magazine's Growth Conference this year, CPA and attorney Mark Kohler explained to an audience of entrepreneurs the importance of finding the right accountant for your business.

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