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How One Fitness Entrepreneur Raised $14 Million
Funding

How One Fitness Entrepreneur Raised $14 Million

ClassPass co-founder Payal Kadakia isn't peddling out some new workout method. Instead, her company makes money by riding fitness trend waves.
Sheila Marikar
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5 Essentials for a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
Crowdfunding

5 Essentials for a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Crowdfunding is the sweat equity of financing. Every company, no matter how small, can succeed but it requires a lot of work.
Seymour Segnit
The 5 C's to Creating a Winning Investment Pitch
Pitching investors

The 5 C's to Creating a Winning Investment Pitch

You need to show why an investor should back you, and there are a number of traits that successful investees should show during the course of their pitch.
Put Yourself in Potential Investors' Shoes With These 4 Tips
Pitching investors

Put Yourself in Potential Investors' Shoes With These 4 Tips

Ask that essential question: Would you put money into your business concept? Make sure your pitch explains why.
Peter Gasca
How to Create an Elevator Pitch That Will Get You Funded
Pitching investors

How to Create an Elevator Pitch That Will Get You Funded

Tip: Don't explain your startup like it's your PhD dissertation.
Steve Blank
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Investors Are Hungry for Food Startups
Financing

Investors Are Hungry for Food Startups

Traditionally a field dominated by technology and biotechnology, venture investors have developed an appetite for food.
Katie Roof
Why Unglamorous Consumer Startups Merit Some Investor Love
Investing

Why Unglamorous Consumer Startups Merit Some Investor Love

Tech startups have a hypnotic hold on investors, except for those who pay attention to the numbers.
Mat Franken
5 Things Investors Want to Know Before Signing a Check
Pitching investors

5 Things Investors Want to Know Before Signing a Check

Your absolute faith in your idea is not shared by investors but, if you see things as they do, you can persuade them.
Murray Newlands
Pitching Investments to Pro Athletes Is No Slam Dunk
Finding Investors

Pitching Investments to Pro Athletes Is No Slam Dunk

Athletes today are famously well paid and far more business savvy than in years past.
Jaia Thomas
Inside the Mind of Big-Time Investor Fred Wilson
Fred Wilson

Inside the Mind of Big-Time Investor Fred Wilson

In this question-and-answer interview, Wilson discusses retirement, Tumblr's exit and getting over a difficult year.
Alyson Shontell
4 Tips for Crafting the Perfect Elevator Pitch
Elevator pitch

4 Tips for Crafting the Perfect Elevator Pitch

The only way to really stand out when networking is to have an interesting and memorable conversation. Here are some suggestions.
Heather R. Huhman
How This Innovative Startup Convinced Investors to Give It $30 Million
Finding Investors

How This Innovative Startup Convinced Investors to Give It $30 Million

The 34-year-old entrepreneur behind Hampton Creek wants to make eggs obsolete.
The Who, What and How to Survive SXSW 2014 (Infographic)
SXSW 2014

The Who, What and How to Survive SXSW 2014 (Infographic)

The big event in Austin, Texas, is under way. Here's a quick look at what you need to know and should expect.
Jason Fell