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What's Behind Every Great Crowdfunding Campaign?
Ready to Launch

What's Behind Every Great Crowdfunding Campaign?

Experts from our Ready to Launch event unlock the secret to an effective campaign.
Carly Okyle
Investors Toss $18.5 Million at Salad Chain Sweetgreen
Fast Casual Restaurants

Investors Toss $18.5 Million at Salad Chain Sweetgreen

Shake Shack's founder Daniel Meyer, billionaire Steve Case and other investors are sold on the healthy, seasonal fast-casual.
Kate Taylor
Pitching for Success: What to Do Before, During and After an Investor Meeting
Investors

Pitching for Success: What to Do Before, During and After an Investor Meeting

To secure an investment, you need to capture the investor's heart, not just his mind.
Ron Yekutiel
First Time Crowdfunding? Here's What You Need to Know.
Business Plans

First Time Crowdfunding? Here's What You Need to Know.

A quick primer on the pros and cons of crowdfunding your new venture.
Craftsy, a Startup Synthesis of YouTube and Etsy, Cinches $50 Million in New Funding
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Craftsy, a Startup Synthesis of YouTube and Etsy, Cinches $50 Million in New Funding

The Denver-based company, which vends hundreds of video tutorials in various crafting fields, now counts $106 million in venture capital.
Geoff Weiss
Soleil Moon Frye: 'There's Never Been a Better Time to Be a Mompreneur'
Mompreneurs

Soleil Moon Frye: 'There's Never Been a Better Time to Be a Mompreneur'

The 'Punky Brewster' actress discusses balancing life as a mother to three young kids and running her online party supplies business, P.S. XO, which just announced its merger with the retail party line Seedling.
Laura Entis
Family Business: The Pros and Cons of Getting Funding From Loved Ones
Business Plans

Family Business: The Pros and Cons of Getting Funding From Loved Ones

If you're thinking about getting friends and family to loan you money to fund your business, read this first.
Your Business, Only Leaner: Startup Spending Traps
Funding

Your Business, Only Leaner: Startup Spending Traps

Steer clear of these money traps if you want to keep your business running lean.
Carly Okyle
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 7 Concepts Every CEO Has to Nail
Leadership

7 Concepts Every CEO Has to Nail

Being a CEO isn't like playing a game. Don't call yourself one if you can't handle these concepts.
Steve Tobak
Get Business Agreements in Writing
Ready to Launch

Get Business Agreements in Writing

You might be friends first, but keep things documented when entering a business arrangement.
Carly Okyle
How to Create a Business Plan Investors Will Love
Business Plans

How to Create a Business Plan Investors Will Love

Here are some strategies you can use to create a strong business plan that will translate into funding.
The Secret Factors That Win Funding
Ready to Launch

The Secret Factors That Win Funding

In this panel from our Ready to Launch event, experts explain what makes a company irresistible to VCs.
Carly Okyle
Boost Your Chances of Fundraising Success With These 5 Preparation Tips
Funding

Boost Your Chances of Fundraising Success With These 5 Preparation Tips

Creating a solid foundation for raising funds will help a company to be more organized and have a better chance of getting that much-needed capital.
Ron Yekutiel
How One Fitness Entrepreneur Raised $14 Million
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How One Fitness Entrepreneur Raised $14 Million

ClassPass co-founder Payal Kadakia isn't peddling out some new workout method. Instead, her company makes money by riding fitness trend waves.
Sheila Marikar
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