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The 3 Principle Sources of Funding Every Startup Needs
Funding

The 3 Principle Sources of Funding Every Startup Needs

For many founders, raising money is the single most stressful part of getting their startups off the ground. Here's how to fix that.
Josiah Humphrey
Navdy, the 'Google Glass for Your Car,' Raises $20 Million
Funding

Navdy, the 'Google Glass for Your Car,' Raises $20 Million

Despite product delays, the startup has raised a total of $33 million in about eight months.
Jason Fell
6 Things You Should Do Now If You Want to Raise Funds With Regulation A+
Finance

6 Things You Should Do Now If You Want to Raise Funds With Regulation A+

Prepare your company to accept money from the tens of millions of potential investors in "the crowd" that were previously off-limits.
Kendall Almerico
From Prison to Silicon Valley: How One Entrepreneur Spun a Jail Sentence Into a Y-Combinator Backed Startup
Starting Up

From Prison to Silicon Valley: How One Entrepreneur Spun a Jail Sentence Into a Y-Combinator Backed Startup

Frederick Hutson shares advice for entrepreneurs with untraditional backgrounds who are seeking VC funding.
Laura Entis
4 Reasons to Crowdfund vs. Self-Fund a Product Idea
Crowdfunding

4 Reasons to Crowdfund vs. Self-Fund a Product Idea

With platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, you can quickly see if the idea is something the market wants before investing large amounts of time, capital, and energy.
Terry Lin
6 Funding Strategies to Start a Business When You're Low on Money
Startup Financing

6 Funding Strategies to Start a Business When You're Low on Money

When you're an entrepreneur, you'd be surprised how quickly you burn through cash.
Deborah Mitchell
Ridesharing App Via Raises $27 Million, Looks to Expand Beyond NYC
Ridesharing Apps

Ridesharing App Via Raises $27 Million, Looks to Expand Beyond NYC

Hoping to compete with Uber and Lyft, Via appears to be gaining traction.
Carly Okyle
Live-Streaming App Battle Begins: Twitter Launches Periscope as Meerkat Raises $12 Million
Competition

Live-Streaming App Battle Begins: Twitter Launches Periscope as Meerkat Raises $12 Million

On the same day that Twitter unveiled Periscope, which it acquired for $100 million in January, buzzy app Meerkat announced a $12 million funding round.
Geoff Weiss
How to Up Your Small Business's Cash Flow -- Fast
Funding

How to Up Your Small Business's Cash Flow -- Fast

Secure working capital with these under-the-radar tools
Eyal Shinar
Slack, the Startup Looking to Kill Email, Is Now Reportedly Worth $2 Billion
Valuations

Slack, the Startup Looking to Kill Email, Is Now Reportedly Worth $2 Billion

That's double its valuation from six months ago.
Laura Entis
5 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Pitching Their Ideas to Investors
Pitching investors

5 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Pitching Their Ideas to Investors

While entrepreneurs work hard to get a meeting with an investor, not all come prepared.
Arie Abecassis
Pinterest Pegged at $11 Billion After Raising $367 Million in New Funding
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Pinterest Pegged at $11 Billion After Raising $367 Million in New Funding

The social bookmarking site said it would use new funds to fuel international expansion.
Geoff Weiss
At SXSW: How Biotech Can Overcome Obstacles
SXSW

At SXSW: How Biotech Can Overcome Obstacles

Before the SXSW panel Against All Odds: Overcoming Startup Challenges, panelists share a few insights on the benefits and limitations of new, innovative fundraising models, as well as how to survive in a heavily regulated industry.
Laura Entis
Report: Snapchat Raising $200 Million From Alibaba at $15 Billion Valuation
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Report: Snapchat Raising $200 Million From Alibaba at $15 Billion Valuation

The Chinese ecommerce giant is reportedly eyeing expansion into overseas markets as well as social networking.
Geoff Weiss