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Why Now Is the Time to Seek Startup Funding
Finance

Why Now Is the Time to Seek Startup Funding

Never before have there been so many places for those seeking and those providing capital to connect.
Jay Turo
How to Market Your Crowdfunding Campaign
Finance

How to Market Your Crowdfunding Campaign

You need a crowd to fund your idea. Here are the sources you should tap to spread the word about your crowdfunding campaign.
Sally Outlaw
Everything You Wanted to Know About VC Liquidation Preference But Were Afraid to Ask
Finance

Everything You Wanted to Know About VC Liquidation Preference But Were Afraid to Ask

Read the second part of a series that walks you step-by-step through a venture capital deal.
Bo Yaghmaie
How to Set a Crowdfunding Goal
Finance

How to Set a Crowdfunding Goal

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.
Sally Outlaw
Confidence Among Silicon Valley VCs at Highest Since 2007, Report Shows
Finance

Confidence Among Silicon Valley VCs at Highest Since 2007, Report Shows

Despite five consecutive quarterly increases, Silicon Valley confidence still lags behind that seen in 2004, 2005 and 2006.
Catherine Clifford
Franchises

807 Franchise Opportunities

Ready to be your own boss? Check out our list of available franchises and business opportunities.
Tracy Stapp Herold
They Raised $1 Million and All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt
Finance

They Raised $1 Million and All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt

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.
Sally Outlaw
10 Top Crowdfunding Websites
Crowdfunding

10 Top Crowdfunding Websites

A look at the crowdfunding sites with the best track records that can be used to fund businesses.
Sally Outlaw
Which Type of Crowdfunding Is Best for You?
Finance

Which Type of Crowdfunding Is Best for You?

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.
Sally Outlaw
Government Shutdown Would Close Pipelines of Credit to Main Street Businesses
Finance

Government Shutdown Would Close Pipelines of Credit to Main Street Businesses

As Republicans and Democrats draw battle lines in the sand, small businesses seeking capital may be left in the cold.
Catherine Clifford
Fundraising 101: Words of Advice From One Founder to Another
Finance

Fundraising 101: Words of Advice From One Founder to Another

For our series The Grind, the founder of Travefy offers up advice on securing external capital.
David Donner Chait
AngelList Raises $24 Million as Ban on General Solicitation Lifts
Finance

AngelList Raises $24 Million as Ban on General Solicitation Lifts

The online platform where investors and startups connect has reportedly raised $24 million in an investment round.
Catherine Clifford
What You Need to Know About the New Equity-Crowdfunding Model
Finance

What You Need to Know About the New Equity-Crowdfunding Model

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
Sally Outlaw
New Crowdfunding Site Predicts Future Earnings
Finance

New Crowdfunding Site Predicts Future Earnings

A new financing platform lets aspiring 'treps sell equity in themselves.
Michelle Goodman