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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
Your Top 5 Crowdfunding Questions Answered
Finance

Your Top 5 Crowdfunding Questions Answered

A crowdfunding expert answers the most frequently asked questions about this new way of raising startup funds for your business.
Sally Outlaw
Ditch the Business Plan, Get Online and Other Tips for Dealing With Investors
Finance

Ditch the Business Plan, Get Online and Other Tips for Dealing With Investors

Venture capitalist John Frankel offers up advice on how to meet and pitch investors.
John Frankel
PayPal to Give Small Businesses Access to Working Capital in Minutes
Finance

PayPal to Give Small Businesses Access to Working Capital in Minutes

The online payments giant is getting into the finance market, providing access to credit based entirely on sales history – no credit check required.
Catherine Clifford
Finance

The Basics of Using Credit Cards to Fund Your New Business

Don't swipe the plastic too carelessly, because it's a double-edged sword.
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 SEC Rules: Added Opportunities, Added Risks
Finance

New SEC Rules: Added Opportunities, Added Risks

With the new fundraising rules going into effect next week, here are a few key features and tips to keep in mind.
Larry Baker and Charlie Tribbett
What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About the Historic Change in General Solicitation Law That Goes Into Effect September 23
Finance

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About the Historic Change in General Solicitation Law That Goes Into Effect September 23

The 80-year-old ban on private companies advertising their fundraising efforts lifts on Monday, and the industry is largely cautious, waiting for the SEC to hand down more details on how the change will be regulated.
Catherine Clifford
The Basics of Crowdfunding
Finance

The Basics of Crowdfunding

Small investments from a lot of people can equal a lot of money.
How Established Businesses Can Benefit From Crowdfunding
Finance

How Established Businesses Can Benefit From Crowdfunding

Call it crowdfunding 2.0. Established companies are using Kickstarter and the like to launch new products, paid for by a built-in customer base before they hit the production line.
New Crowdfunding Site Predicts Future Earnings
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New Crowdfunding Site Predicts Future Earnings

A new financing platform lets aspiring 'treps sell equity in themselves.
Michelle Goodman
'Broker-Dealer Lite' Legal Gray Area Puts Entrepreneurs at Risk As JOBS Act Opens Internet to Pitching Accredited Investors
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'Broker-Dealer Lite' Legal Gray Area Puts Entrepreneurs at Risk As JOBS Act Opens Internet to Pitching Accredited Investors

The legality of deals can come into question if 'finders' who connect companies with investors for a fee aren't registered as broker-dealers.
Joseph W. Bartlett
Your Playbook to Starting Up On the Cheap: 10 Steps to Launch for Less Than $1,500 (Infographic)
Finance

Your Playbook to Starting Up On the Cheap: 10 Steps to Launch for Less Than $1,500 (Infographic)

From getting a website domain to creating a business roadmap out of sticky notes, here is an infographic detailing what you can do to get your business off the ground on a shoestring.
Catherine Clifford