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, 18 Sep 2014 11:00:00 GMT Great Idea for a Business, But No Experience? These Founders Prove It Can Be Done. The entrepreneurs behind footwear startup Jack Erwin had no experience in shoes. Now, they're steering a million-dollar shoe brand. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237581 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237581 Nina Zipkin With $28 Million in New Funding, Porch Is the 1-Year-Old Startup Looking to Remodel the Home Improvement Market In addition to a large Series A, the company reported an exponential increase in employee headcount and several new site features. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237475 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237475 Geoff Weiss A Gadget That Detects Gluten? With $4 Million in Funding, This Startup Is Working on It. The year-old company is working to develop a portable gluten detecting sensor. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:42:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237443 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237443 Nina Zipkin Report: 10 Brands Most Likely to Have Franchisees Default on Their Loans Looking into buying a franchise? If you're taking out loans, avoid these big-name franchises. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:09:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237376 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237376 Kate Taylor Referrals Worth Seeking Out Possess These 3 Attributes Worth of mouth is powerful, but only if your contact can actually deliver a strong connection. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236923 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236923 Kai Sato Top 50 Universities for VC-Backed Entrepreneurs It’s back-to-school season. Here are the leading universities producing the most VC-backed graduates. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:35:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236912 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236912 Tanya Benedicto Klich Jessica Alba's Startup Raises $70 Million as It Prepares to Go Public This latest round of funding values The Honest Company, a maker of eco-friendly family and baby products, at close to $1 billion. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:06:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236906 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236906 Laura Entis Snapchat Valuation Skyrockets to $10 Billion Following New Funding Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers tendered a $20 million investment in the as-yet-unprofitable ephemeral messaging app last May. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:22:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236889 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236889 Geoff Weiss 3 Unconventional Tips on Building a Startup Startups are trying to buck the fail trend by increasingly turning to the business underground for their competitive advantage, learning how to "break the rules" and position themselves for success. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236770 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236770 Justin Jones Want to Get a VC's Attention? Make Sure You Do These 6 Things. Raising capital is perhaps the most difficult challenge any entrepreneur faces in starting a business. Here are a few tips to make it less daunting. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236699 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236699 David Drake This Is Y Combinator's Next Hot Area of Investment For the first time, the accelerator program is actively recruiting startups outside the tech space. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:06:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236720 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236720 Laura Entis Turning Time Into Currency at Age 23 With his startup Kiip, Brian Wong is connecting consumers with brands by rewarding engagement. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236472 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236472 Katherine Duncan Building a Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing Network at Age 27 With her startup Getaround, Jessica Scorpio is connecting individual car owners with renters. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236473 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236473 Katherine Duncan 7 Ways to Get the Most Out of Exhibiting at a Trade Show Do it right, and a trade show can lead to more funding, new customers and lots of buzz. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236427 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236427 Michelle Goodman MBAs for Hire, By the Hour A startup raises nearly $5 million to match companies with the well-educated consultants they need. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235395 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235395 Gwen Moran Freelance Site Fiverr Raises $30 Million in a Play to Become the 'Amazon of Marketplace Services' The site, which started out as a quirky, $5-a-pop freelance marketplace, has beefed up its offerings. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:37:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236404 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236404 Laura Entis Report: Snapchat Value Could Reach $10 Billion With Alibaba Investment Look out, Airbnb, Dropbox and Uber: there's reportedly a new $10 billion business on the block. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:31:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236088 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236088 Geoff Weiss 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 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 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