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How to Fund a Startup When Your Bank Account Has Seen Headier Days
Finance

How to Fund a Startup When Your Bank Account Has Seen Headier Days

Don't let a little thing like a lack of funds hold your startup ambitions back.
Erica Bell and Katie Finnegan
How to Use Video to Promote Your Crowdfunding Campaign
Finance

How to Use Video to Promote Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Campaigns that use videos have a significantly higher success rate and raise more money than those that don't. Find out what your videos should contain to bring in the backers
Sally Outlaw
The Case for an Early Buyout
Finance

The Case for an Early Buyout

Being acquired by a bigger company early in your venture's life cycle can be a sweet deal in its own right.
Should You Go East Or West for Your Venture Capital?
Finance

Should You Go East Or West for Your Venture Capital?

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.
Peter S. Cohan
Why Box's Co-founder Turned Down a $550 Million Offer That Would Have Made Him 'Phenomenally Wealthy' At 26
Finance

Why Box's Co-founder Turned Down a $550 Million Offer That Would Have Made Him 'Phenomenally Wealthy' At 26

Take all that cash? Nope. Entrepreneur Aaron Levie had bigger plans.
Alyson Shontell
Finance

What This Female CEO Learned About Gender Bias After Pitching 200 VCs

Women tend to undersell their vision compared to men when pitching VCs, but there's more to successful pitching than a big promise. Here's one CEO's lessons.
Erika Trautman
Where Startup Funding Really Comes From (Infographic)
Finance

Where Startup Funding Really Comes From (Infographic)

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.
Laura Entis
How to Build Great Credit for Your Fledgling Startup
Finance

How to Build Great Credit for Your Fledgling Startup

Young entrepreneurs have the challenge of raising funds on little to no credit history. Here's how to overcome this obstacle.
Investing Trend for 2014: Equity Crowdfunding
Finance

Investing Trend for 2014: Equity Crowdfunding

No idea, no problem. Platforms like Upstart and Pave allow entrepreneurs to crowdfund from accredited investors in exchange for a small cut of their future incomes.
Michelle Goodman
The Passive Check In: Is This Foursquare's Hail Mary Pass?
Technology

The Passive Check In: Is This Foursquare's Hail Mary Pass?

Amid much criticism, Foursquare is mounting an offense that has many in the startup world sitting up and taking notice.
Brittany VanBibber
How the JOBS Act Boosted the IPO Market (Infographic)
Finance

How the JOBS Act Boosted the IPO Market (Infographic)

A look at the companies that have gone public since President Obama passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act in April of 2012.
Catherine Clifford
Finance

Quirky Lands Its Largest Funding Round at $79 Million

The social product-development company also has extended its partnership with GE.
Jason Fell
Jessica Alba's Startup Nabs $25 Million in Funding
Finance

Jessica Alba's Startup Nabs $25 Million in Funding

Subscription-commerce business The Honest Company has just closed a round of funding for expansion and growth.
Andrea Huspeni
A Business Plan for the Startup Economy
Finance

A Business Plan for the Startup Economy

Access to capital is key in helping high-growth startups get off the ground and running. Here are two ways to help get them there.
Karen Mills