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3 Other Ways Entrepreneurs Can Use Crowdfunding

3 Other Ways Entrepreneurs Can Use Crowdfunding

While crowdfunding has become a popular means of raising investment by giving rewards, there are some emerging platforms that want to take crowdfunding one step further.
What Payroll Schedule is Best for Your Business?

What Payroll Schedule is Best for Your Business?

The pros and cons of semi-monthly and bi-weekly pay periods -- yes, there is a big difference.
Why I'm Glad I Didn't Take VC Funding

Why I'm Glad I Didn't Take VC Funding

While many entrepreneurs are clamoring to get their hands on some outside funding, some founders aren't really down with that strategy.
Why the Wallet Is the Perfect Product for Crowdfunding

Why the Wallet Is the Perfect Product for Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter released a manifesto that explores why campaigns involving wallets, money clips and card holders are so popular on the site.
How to Stay Sane During a Crowdfunding Campaign

How to Stay Sane During a Crowdfunding Campaign

Raising funds on a platform such as Kickstarter can drive you a little crazy. Here are four things to keep in mind so that doesn't happen.
10 Ways to Keep Your Company's Cash Flow Alive

10 Ways to Keep Your Company's Cash Flow Alive

Here's what to do after pushed aside all thoughts of the dwindling bank account but now know that you must seriously grapple with it.
Consider Control and Voting Rights When Making Venture Capital Deals

Consider Control and Voting Rights When Making Venture Capital Deals

Investors want to protect their stake, entrepreneurs want to keep control. There is room to negotiate.
Crowdfunding Can Be Really Effective -- If You Know What You're Doing

Crowdfunding Can Be Really Effective -- If You Know What You're Doing

This source of raising capital can secure significant cash for a startup as well as publicity and contacts.
3 Ways Entrepreneurs Swing and Miss at a Funding Pitch

3 Ways Entrepreneurs Swing and Miss at a Funding Pitch

Often entrepreneurs focus on the wrong things during a pitch session, resulting in a strikeout instead of a home run.
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.
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