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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
Crowdfunding Hall of Fame: 9 Successful Crowdfunded Startups
Finance

Crowdfunding Hall of Fame: 9 Successful Crowdfunded Startups

Crowdfunding, which started as a way to fund small projects, has become a serious funding machine.
How The Top 100 Crowdfunded Companies Raised Major Money
Finance

How The Top 100 Crowdfunded Companies Raised Major Money

An inside look at how these entrepreneurs got the crowd to fund their businesses to the tune of some big bucks.
Successful Crowdfunding Is About More Than Money
Finance

Successful Crowdfunding Is About More Than Money

Indiegogo's co-founder Danae Ringelmann talks about two blockbuster campaigns that made our Top 100 list, the platform's biggest 'failure', and what success really means in the age of crowdfunding.
Catherine Clifford
4 Famous Crowdfunding Fails
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4 Famous Crowdfunding Fails

As we celebrate the top 100 crowdfunded companies, we take a look at some of this year's biggest crowdfunding flops.
Kathleen Davis
Pebble's $10 Million Crowdfunding Secret: Keep It Simple
Finance

Pebble's $10 Million Crowdfunding Secret: Keep It Simple

The buzzed about smartwatch was floundering raising money. Then it streamlined its message and took to Kickstarter.
Jason Fell
Crowdfunding Success in 5 Easy Steps
Finance

Crowdfunding Success in 5 Easy Steps

On the heels of a $1.9 million Indiegogo campaign, founders of the smart home security device Canary share their crowdfunding advice.
Adam Sager and Jon Troutman
Top 100 Crowdfunded Companies
Finance

Top 100 Crowdfunded Companies

We're all in this together: Take a look at our exclusive list of 100 companies that are crowdfunding success stories.
10 of the Most Innovative and Bizarre of the Top 100 Crowdfunded Companies
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10 of the Most Innovative and Bizarre of the Top 100 Crowdfunded Companies

There are plenty of intriguing companies on our Top 100 list, but from glowing plants to a life-sized origami boat, here's a look about some of the most bizarre.
Entrepreneur Staff
SEC Releases Long-Awaited Rules on Crowdfunding
Finance

SEC Releases Long-Awaited Rules on Crowdfunding

More than a year after President Obama signed the JOBS Act into law, the Commission released rules for regulating equity crowdfunding. Here's what you need to know.
Catherine Clifford
Confidence Among Silicon Valley VCs at Highest Since 2007, Report Shows
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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