Financing

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
McSweeney's Publishing House Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for $15. Yup. For $15.
Finance

McSweeney's Publishing House Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for $15. Yup. For $15.

The San Francisco-based publishing house known for its snark and devilish sarcasm has challenged the idea of what it means to succeed with a crowdfunding campaign.
Catherine Clifford
How to Spread the Word About Your Crowdfunding Campaign
Finance

How to Spread the Word About Your Crowdfunding Campaign

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.
Sally Outlaw
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