Funding

News and Articles About Funding

When It's Time to Raise Capital
Straight Talk

When It's Time to Raise Capital

Think carefully about funding -- you might not need it.
Linda Lacina
Everything You Need to Know About Attracting Venture Capitalists
Business Plans

Everything You Need to Know About Attracting Venture Capitalists

A primer on the types of financing venture capitalists provide and what they look for in a company.
How to Find an Angel Investor
Business Plans

How to Find an Angel Investor

Angel investors used to be hard to find, but that's no longer true.
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
MOOC

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.