Funding

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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
8 Things You Need to Know About Raising Venture Capital
Venture Capital

8 Things You Need to Know About Raising Venture Capital

If your startup needs a lot of money, these kinds of investors could be the key. But, of course, there are a lot of strings.
Alex Iskold
10 Companies That Are Probably Going Public in the Next Year
IPO

10 Companies That Are Probably Going Public in the Next Year

IT and health care tend to be the most popular business sectors, accounting for 28 percent and 39 percent of all VC-backed IPOs over the past 10 years, respectively.
Geoff Weiss
Doppler Labs, the Earbud Maker That Wants to Change the Way You Hear, Raises $17 Million
Funding

Doppler Labs, the Earbud Maker That Wants to Change the Way You Hear, Raises $17 Million

The wearable tech company also recently completed a successful Kickstarter campaign.
Nina Zipkin
Anatomy of a VC Deal: How One Seattle Startup Raised $12.5 Million
Funding

Anatomy of a VC Deal: How One Seattle Startup Raised $12.5 Million

We'll take you through the entire process, from pitch decks to cut checks.
Michelle Goodman
3 Ways to Find the Right Investor for Your Business
Investments

3 Ways to Find the Right Investor for Your Business

Seed funding, angel investors or venture capital? Which one is right for you?
Brian Sutter
How To Show Investors Your Startup Is Worth Sinking Money Into
Pitching investors

How To Show Investors Your Startup Is Worth Sinking Money Into

To capture the attention of people who can accelerate your business, and ultimately open their wallets, you must master your investor pitch.
Scott Issen
Cash Crunch: What's the Best Loan for Your Small Business?
Loans

Cash Crunch: What's the Best Loan for Your Small Business?

It may seem tough to fund a new business, but entrepreneurs have more options than ever before. Investigate them all before deciding on what's best for you.
Cindy Yang
6 Ways to Use Crowdfunding for Product Development
Crowdfunding

6 Ways to Use Crowdfunding for Product Development

Instead of going through the tedious and costly traditional route of market research, more entrepreneurs are turning to crowdfunding for product-market fit.
David Drake
4 Insider Tips From VCs
Venture Capital

4 Insider Tips From VCs

A look at what venture capitalists are really thinking.
Nina Zipkin
5 Secrets to a Successful Equity Crowdfunding Campaign
Equity crowdfunding

5 Secrets to a Successful Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

This platform opens up new funding for businesses but success requires good communication.
Geri Stengel
3 Things VCs Are Looking For
VC Funding

3 Things VCs Are Looking For

Pitching to a venture capitalist? Be ready to answer questions about these three topics.