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5 Steps to Identifying Potential Investors That Are Right for You
Pitching investors

5 Steps to Identifying Potential Investors That Are Right for You

While there are many options for fundraising, it doesn't make it easier to get capital. Here is how to make the process more productive and efficient.
Arie Abecassis
Zenefits, a 2-Year-Old Startup, Is Now Valued at $4.5 Billion
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Zenefits, a 2-Year-Old Startup, Is Now Valued at $4.5 Billion

The San Francisco startup offers free HR software to small and medium-sized businesses, and makes money by collecting commissions from benefits providers.
Geoff Weiss
Regulation A+ Is Not the Savior of Cash-Seeking Startups
Funding

Regulation A+ Is Not the Savior of Cash-Seeking Startups

A company really needs to be ready -- preferably venture backed and generating substantive revenue -- before considering this option.
Sally Outlaw
Warby Parker Joins Billion-Dollar Valuation Club After Latest $100 Million Funding Round
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Warby Parker Joins Billion-Dollar Valuation Club After Latest $100 Million Funding Round

The glasses maker plans to use the cash to fund expansion of its fleet of physical storefronts.
Geoff Weiss
Watch Out for These 9 Seed Funding Gotchas
Startup Basics

Watch Out for These 9 Seed Funding Gotchas

Don't rush into fundraising too early or without a plan.
Alex Iskold
This Mobile Seed Fund Just Added Two More Partners
Seed Funding

This Mobile Seed Fund Just Added Two More Partners

Silicon Valley-based Tandem has added former Google and Yahoo executive Shashi Seth and co-founder of couchsurfing.com Daniel Hoffer as partners.
Kate Taylor
Financing Your Small Business Through a Family Office
Small Business Financing

Financing Your Small Business Through a Family Office

This oft-overlooked option might be the key to getting your company the funding it needs.
Adam Aronson
The 3 Principle Sources of Funding Every Startup Needs
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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
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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 Basics

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