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Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Bo Yaghmaie.

Assisting startups and major corporations with financing, Bo Yagmaie is looking to take entrepreneurs questions relating to VCs, funding and corporate formation.

Reading Rainbow Breaks Record for Most Backers on Kickstarter…and the Campaign Isn’t Over Yet

A good cause + nostalgia + that song = over 100,000 backers who have raised nearly $5 million dollars for the project on the platform so far.

Successful Entrepreneurs Offer 5 Tips for Finding Elusive Startup Funding

When you no longer need their money, investor will flock to your business. The trick is keeping the bills paid until then.

GoDaddy Launches 'Get Paid,' a New Payment Processing Tool for Small Businesses

The domain registrar is partnering with PayPal, Stripe and Dwolla to create a package deal for small businesses to manage their finances.

Who Is the Right Investor for You? That Depends on Where You Are Now.

There are five stages of new ventures. Each one will determine who you should seek funding from.

How Media Startups Can Get Investors on Board

Our expert Jon Elvekrog provides insight on how media startups should discuss milestones and scalability to investors.

Is 'Crypto-Equity' the Next Big Thing in Raising Money for Your Business?

If the team behind Swarm gets its way, its Bitcoin-based crowdfunding platform will be seen by entrepreneurs as 'Kickstarter on steroids.'

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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?

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

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

Hint: It’s not because I ran out of money.

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

The crowdfunding platform has officially created homes for two of its popular project areas.

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.

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

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.
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