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The Right Way to Ask Your Parents to Finance Your Business
4 things to consider before asking mom and dad for money.
7 Ways to Kill a Perfect Investor Pitch
The very fact that investors are in front of you means they're interested in hearing your pitch. You already have their attention; the trick is keeping it.
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
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
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?
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
Take all that cash? Nope. Entrepreneur Aaron Levie had bigger plans.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Quirky Lands Its Largest Funding Round at $79 Million
The social product-development company also has extended its partnership with GE.
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