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Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Venture Capitalist Tony Conrad.
Ask the Expert

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Venture Capitalist Tony Conrad.

Venture capitalist Tony Conrad is looking to take your questions on raising funds, approaching investors, structuring deals, making your pitch stand out and more.
Andrea Huspeni
This Father-and-Son Cyber Security Firm Is Now Valued at $3.5 Billion
Valuations

This Father-and-Son Cyber Security Firm Is Now Valued at $3.5 Billion

The company, founded in 2007, raised $120 million in its latest funding round.
5 Lessons From Commercial-Real-Estate Financing for Entrepreneurs Seeking Funding
Finance

5 Lessons From Commercial-Real-Estate Financing for Entrepreneurs Seeking Funding

Developers and sponsors often have to raise large sums very quickly from multiple sources at a time. To do that efficiently, they typically bundle up all of the information on a given capital raise into an all-in-one-package for investors.
Joanna Schwartz
A 3-Point Blueprint for Getting Noticed by Venture Capitalists
Venture Capital

A 3-Point Blueprint for Getting Noticed by Venture Capitalists

A contestant on the upcoming reality show Startup U shares his strategies for winning funding for his startup.
Stacey Alcorn
Google Just Invested $100 Million Into This 3-D Printing Startup
Google Ventures

Google Just Invested $100 Million Into This 3-D Printing Startup

Carbon3D has raised $100 million in a funding round led by Google Ventures.
The Do's and Don'ts of Asking for an Intro to a Venture Capitalist
Funding

The Do's and Don'ts of Asking for an Intro to a Venture Capitalist

If you want to give in front of an investor to pitch your company, you better do some legwork first.
Alex Iskold
Jessica Alba's Honest Company Is Reportedly a $1.7 Billion Company Now
Funding

Jessica Alba's Honest Company Is Reportedly a $1.7 Billion Company Now

The consumer goods company's value has gone up nearly 50 percent since its funding round a year ago, reports The Wall Street Journal.
Laura Entis
5 Tips for Dealing With a Personal Crisis or Health Issue While Running a Business
Fundraising

5 Tips for Dealing With a Personal Crisis or Health Issue While Running a Business

Personal troubles happen. Don't let them derail you.
Michelle Goodman
Funding

Crowdfunding or a Small-Business Loan: What's Best for Your Company?

Your needs and markets will help determine the best route for outside funding.
Cindy Yang
Pitching Investors With Customer Motivations Won't Work
Pitching investors

Pitching Investors With Customer Motivations Won't Work

Here are the eight differences between convincing the public to pick up your product vs. getting someone to fund your business.
Martin Zwilling
Are You Ready to Seek Funding? This 10-Point Checklist Will Decide.
Funding

Are You Ready to Seek Funding? This 10-Point Checklist Will Decide.

If you start seeking funding before you're ready, you could end up wasting your time and heading toward disappointment.
Jayson DeMers
Finding Investors Is Expensive. Use These 7 Strategies to Reduce Your Risk.
Investors

Finding Investors Is Expensive. Use These 7 Strategies to Reduce Your Risk.

It behooves every entrepreneur to optimize their investment strategies early, based on time and dollar costs, as well as odds of success.
Martin Zwilling
Vroom, the Startup That Aims to Be the Zappos of Online Car Buying, Raises $54 Million
Funding

Vroom, the Startup That Aims to Be the Zappos of Online Car Buying, Raises $54 Million

The company is trying to make buying a used car online as easy as buying a pair of shoes.
Kate Taylor
4 Tips to Set You Up for Crowdfunding Success
Crowdfunding

4 Tips to Set You Up for Crowdfunding Success

For small-business owners considering alternative funding options, here are a few basic things to know about crowdfunding.
John Swanciger