Finding Investors The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Finding Investors en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:00:00 GMT Investors Are Hungry for Food Startups Traditionally a field dominated by technology and biotechnology, venture investors have developed an appetite for food. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:00:00 GMT Katie Roof 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. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT Mat Franken 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. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 19:30:00 GMT Murray Newlands Pitching Investments to Pro Athletes Is No Slam Dunk Athletes today are famously well paid and far more business savvy than in years past. Thu, 22 May 2014 21:30:00 GMT Jaia Thomas 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. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 15:00:00 GMT Alyson Shontell 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. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:30:00 GMT Heather R. Huhman How This Innovative Startup Convinced Investors to Give It $30 Million The 34-year-old entrepreneur behind Hampton Creek wants to make eggs obsolete. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 15:00:00 GMT Jay Yarow 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. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 18:59:00 GMT Jason Fell Big Milestone: Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Reaches $1 Billion in Pledges In just five years, this Brooklyn, N.Y.-based startup has helped fund a ton of creative projects and entrepreneurs. Mon, 03 Mar 2014 13:30:00 GMT Jason Fell Why I Think the Hype About Crowdfunding Is Too Good to Be True If you're going to try to fund your startup via crowdfunding, here's what you need to know before taking the plunge. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT David Nilssen Advice From Barbara Corcoran to Marc Ecko: Entrepreneur's Hottest Videos of 2013 Here, we count down our most-viewed videos from the last 12 months. Mon, 06 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Jason Fell 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. Wed, 06 Nov 2013 12:30:00 GMT Sally Outlaw How to Market Your Crowdfunding Campaign You need a crowd to fund your idea. Here are the sources you should tap to spread the word about your crowdfunding campaign. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 17:00:00 GMT Sally Outlaw 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. Thu, 24 Oct 2013 17:00:00 GMT Sally Outlaw 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. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 17:00:00 GMT Sally Outlaw Billionaire Reid Hoffman Reveals LinkedIn's 2004 Pitch Deck Along With Invaluable Startup Advice The LinkedIn co-founder and VC shares valuable insight on what entrepreneurs need to know when pitching their startups to investors. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:30:00 GMT Alyson Shontell 10 Top Crowdfunding Websites A look at the crowdfunding sites with the best track records that can be used to fund businesses. Thu, 10 Oct 2013 17:00:00 GMT Sally Outlaw Which Type of Crowdfunding Is Best for You? Even though many people think the term 'crowdfunding' is universal, there are actually multiple options available for those needing to raise funds. Find out what each type is. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 17:00:00 GMT Sally Outlaw '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. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 16:30:00 GMT Joseph W. Bartlett VCs See Ex-Wired Editor's DIY Drones Taking Flight Chris Anderson left one of the most prominent posts in tech media to become CEO of 3D Robotics, a company that helps hackers and engineers build do-it-yourself drones. Last fall he locked up a $5 million funding round. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 09:00:00 GMT Marty Jerome