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7 Keys to a Compelling Executive Summary That Wins Over Investors
Few investors these days have the time or patience to read a full business plan. Your two-page document should include these fields.
Derek Jeter's Media Company Raises $9.5 Million
The 'Players Tribune' gets a cash influx from New Enterprise Associates and others.
5 Times You Should Rethink Joining an Accelerator
Before your put the pedal to the metal, make sure your company is ready to quickly scale.
5 Reasons Investors Aren't Knocking Down Your Door
By having the right building blocks, you can vastly increase your chance of getting funded.
Weekly News Roundup
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Plus: Spotify's valuation hits $8.5 billion while Beyonce faces a branding backlash.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
4 Tips to Use Crowdfunding to Make Startup Dreams a Reality
Like any fundraising campaign, using these platforms requires much thought and effort.
The 3 Ingredients You Need to Impress a VC
Are you likable? That's a deal-breaker with some venture capitalists. But there's more.
6 Strategies for Closing Your Series A on Your Terms
It's import to vet your potential investors at least as much as they are vetting your company.
Blue Bottle Coffee Raises $70 Million
One of Silicon Valley's darling coffee companies will open more retail locations with its new round of funding.
How to Handle Your Family Bankrolling Your Business
Friends and family of new entrepreneurs are the greatest single source of outside funding but just because it's common, doesn't mean you shouldn't use caution.
7 Attributes of an Extraordinary Entrepreneur
Adopting these seven traits can certainly help you get recognized for the entrepreneur you are.
8 Best Practices to Seek Funding From Friends, Family and Fools
If the people closest to you won't support you, why should investors?
5 Steps to Identifying Potential Investors That Are Right for You
While there are many options for fundraising, it doesn't make it easier to get capital. Here is how to make the process more productive and efficient.
Zenefits, a 2-Year-Old Startup, Is Now Valued at $4.5 Billion
The San Francisco startup offers free HR software to small and medium-sized businesses, and makes money by collecting commissions from benefits providers.
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