Funding http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/funding The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Funding en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:25:00 GMT Despite Access to Credit, Many Business Owners Are Reluctant to Take on Debt A new survey from Sageworks finds that over 75 percent of small-business owners have never applied for a loan. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:25:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235926 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235926 Laura Entis A new survey from Sageworks finds that over 75 percent of small-business owners have never applied for a loan. What It's Like to Launch Your Own VC Firm The best venture investors may be the ones who can currently empathize with your status as a startup. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235762 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235762 Tanya Benedicto Klich The best venture investors may be the ones who can currently empathize with your status as a startup. After Many Strikeouts, a $44 Million Home Run Apoorva Mehta’s company, the grocery delivery service Instacart, just raised $44 million and is expanding rapidly. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235796 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235796 Laura Entis Apoorva Mehta’s company, the grocery delivery service Instacart, just raised $44 million and is expanding rapidly. The 4 Essentials to Starting a Company Whether You Have Money or Not Money is helpful when you launch your company but hustle and lots of work can get you rolling. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235468 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235468 Jay Gould Money is helpful when you launch your company but hustle and lots of work can get you rolling. How to Evaluate Your Startup Like a VC The are six factors that investors will focus on when evaluating your business. Know them by heart. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235475 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235475 Steve Tobak The are six factors that investors will focus on when evaluating your business. Know them by heart. Google Ventures Launches $100 Million Startup Fund in Europe The startup investment arm of the digital giant is aiming to put support into new European companies. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:26:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235510 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235510 Nina Zipkin The startup investment arm of the digital giant is aiming to put support into new European companies. What a VC Insider Learned in the Past 10 Years About Startup Funding Our expert Bo Yaghmaie explains how entrepreneurs should prepare for the worst. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235453 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235453 Bo Yaghmaie Our expert Bo Yaghmaie explains how entrepreneurs should prepare for the worst. Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Bo Yaghmaie. Assisting startups and major corporations with financing, Bo Yagmaie is looking to take entrepreneurs questions relating to VCs, funding and corporate formation. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235286 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235286 Andrea Huspeni Assisting startups and major corporations with financing, Bo Yagmaie is looking to take entrepreneurs questions relating to VCs, funding and corporate formation. What Being a VC Taught Me About Entrepreneurship After working at VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, entrepreneur Louis Beryl dishes on what he learned about running a business from investors. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235242 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235242 Louis Beryl After working at VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, entrepreneur Louis Beryl dishes on what he learned about running a business from investors. Who Is the Right Investor for You? That Depends on Where You Are Now. There are five stages of new ventures. Each one will determine who you should seek funding from. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 21:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235106 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235106 Martin Zwilling There are five stages of new ventures. Each one will determine who you should seek funding from. 3 Other Ways Entrepreneurs Can Use Crowdfunding While crowdfunding has become a popular means of raising investment by giving rewards, there are some emerging platforms that want to take crowdfunding one step further. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 21:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234616 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234616 Adam Toren While crowdfunding has become a popular means of raising investment by giving rewards, there are some emerging platforms that want to take crowdfunding one step further. Why I'm Glad I Didn't Take VC Funding While many entrepreneurs are clamoring to get their hands on some outside funding, some founders aren't really down with that strategy. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235100 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235100 Aliza Freud While many entrepreneurs are clamoring to get their hands on some outside funding, some founders aren't really down with that strategy. On-Demand Grocery Startup Instacart Raises $44 Million From Big-Name Investors A cross between Peapod and Uber, Instacart allows customers to select items online from their favorite grocery stores and have them picked up and delivered by locals. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234854 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234854 Laura Entis A cross between Peapod and Uber, Instacart allows customers to select items online from their favorite grocery stores and have them picked up and delivered by locals. 3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail to Secure Funding The necessity of learning from past failures and adjusting your investor pitch to avoid the mistakes that have led many other startups down the road to failure has never been more important. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234604 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234604 Paul Jackson The necessity of learning from past failures and adjusting your investor pitch to avoid the mistakes that have led many other startups down the road to failure has never been more important. Secure That First Investor, and the Rest Will Come Venture capital's dirty little secret: investors don't like going it alone. Sat, 07 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234007 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234007 Sam Hogg Venture capital's dirty little secret: investors don't like going it alone. Uber Breaks a Record With Its Latest Funding Round With $1.2 billion from Fidelity and others, Uber sets the bar for other private companies in VC funding. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 18:27:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234596 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234596 Ray Hennessey With $1.2 billion from Fidelity and others, Uber sets the bar for other private companies in VC funding. How a Biomed Tech Company Raised $35.7 Million Before Going to Market CardioInsight found a way to 3D map the heart's electrical activity, but it took a village of funding resources to get there. Tue, 27 May 2014 14:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234127 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234127 Jane Porter CardioInsight found a way to 3D map the heart's electrical activity, but it took a village of funding resources to get there. The Correct Answers to 'How Will You Use My Money?' Investors need to be assured your business is in good shape. It also helps to not proclaim your desire for a new car. Thu, 22 May 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234121 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234121 Martin Zwilling Investors need to be assured your business is in good shape. It also helps to not proclaim your desire for a new car. A Step-by-Step Guide to Nabbing an Angel Round With many entrepreneurs stating their major concern is capital, getting outside funding can be imperative to a startup's success. Here are a few tips on getting your first round. Thu, 22 May 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234136 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234136 Greg Connolly With many entrepreneurs stating their major concern is capital, getting outside funding can be imperative to a startup's success. Here are a few tips on getting your first round. 4 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Do Before Meeting an Investor You’ve worked hard to negotiate through the right networks and land this meeting. Don’t let a lack of preparation and practice keep you from getting in the game. Tue, 20 May 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234060 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234060 Amanda Schnieders You’ve worked hard to negotiate through the right networks and land this meeting. Don’t let a lack of preparation and practice keep you from getting in the game.