News and Articles About Financing
Most dividend provisions fall into one of three categories. Do you understand the differences between them?
There are big differences between venture capital firms on the East and West Coasts. Here's what you need to know to pick the right one.
VCs and angel investors get a lot of attention, but personal loans and credit, followed by investments from friends and family, are the top funding sources for startups.
Young entrepreneurs have the challenge of raising funds on little to no credit history. Here's how to overcome this obstacle.
Amid much criticism, Foursquare is mounting an offense that has many in the startup world sitting up and taking notice.
The social product-development company also has extended its partnership with GE.
Crowdfunding is not a 'set it and forget it' proposition. Running a successful campaign requires being fearless in getting out and spreading the word about your venture.
Never before have there been so many places for those seeking and those providing capital to connect.
You need a crowd to fund your idea. Here are the sources you should tap to spread the word about your crowdfunding campaign.
Read the second part of a series that walks you step-by-step through a venture capital deal.
It's very likely you'll need more money than you think to fund your business idea. Here's how to determine an amount that's not too high and not too low, but one that's just right.
Despite five consecutive quarterly increases, Silicon Valley confidence still lags behind that seen in 2004, 2005 and 2006.
Ready to be your own boss? Check out our list of available franchises and business opportunities.
Offering rewards -- iPad cases, dinner with the founders -- helps attract people interested in funding a new business. Here's a guide to fund-raising giveaways.
A look at the crowdfunding sites with the best track records that can be used to fund businesses.
Even though many people think the term 'crowdfunding' is universal, there are actually multiple options available for those needing to raise funds. Find out what each type is.
As Republicans and Democrats draw battle lines in the sand, small businesses seeking capital may be left in the cold.
For our series The Grind, the founder of Travefy offers up advice on securing external capital.
The online platform where investors and startups connect has reportedly raised $24 million in an investment round.
Entrepreneurs who list on equity-crowdfunding platforms will have an opportunity to raise serious capital. Learn how to manage new expectations, responsibilities and obligations to regulators and shareholders
A new financing platform lets aspiring 'treps sell equity in themselves.
From getting a website domain to creating a business roadmap out of sticky notes, here is an infographic detailing what you can do to get your business off the ground on a shoestring.
The path to owning a franchise can come with many disappointments, but none as great as this one.
Perhaps there was a time when the Small Business Administration served a purpose for businesses, but that time has passed, writes Ray Hennessey.
Business owners are optimistic about the U.S. economy improving and want to grow their business, but they face significant hurdles in doing so, a new report shows.