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5 Things to Look for in a Venture Capitalist

5 Things to Look for in a Venture Capitalist

Former VC says you should approach these funders carefully, and be thorough in your research.
Will Blue Bottle Coffee Take On Starbucks, Or Become It?

Will Blue Bottle Coffee Take On Starbucks, Or Become It?

The coffee company that positions itself as the anti-chain is poised for an ambitious expansion.
Lyft Lowers Prices in All Cities by 20 Percent

Lyft Lowers Prices in All Cities by 20 Percent

Fresh off of a new $250 million round of funding, the ridesharing service said it is cutting prices across all markets.
This Billionaire Just Gave 10 Startups $100,000 Each on a Whim

This Billionaire Just Gave 10 Startups $100,000 Each on a Whim

At the first-ever Google for Entrepreneurs Demo Day, AOL co-founder Steve Case surprised each of the presenting entrepreneurs with a spur-of-the-moment $100,000 commitment.
Alibaba Goes In On Uber Competitor Lyft's $250 Million Round

Alibaba Goes In On Uber Competitor Lyft's $250 Million Round

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba invested in the San Francisco-based ride-sharing company, which plans to expand internationally.
With as Little as $500, These Entrepreneurs Created Multimillion-Dollar Businesses. Learn Their Secrets.

With as Little as $500, These Entrepreneurs Created Multimillion-Dollar Businesses. Learn Their Secrets.

Don't let a lack of cash stop a good business idea from succeeding.
Bootstrapping Your Way to Success With These 9 Tips

Bootstrapping Your Way to Success With These 9 Tips

Bootstrapping a business is no walk in the park. Here are nine tips on how to land success with a low budget.
Seeking Funding? Be Aware of These 5 Details.

Seeking Funding? Be Aware of These 5 Details.

Venture capital has big rewards, but also added stress.
Airbnb Could Be Joining the $10 Billion Valuation Club

Airbnb Could Be Joining the $10 Billion Valuation Club

The online home rental startup is reportedly in advanced talks to raise funding that would make it more valuable than some large hotel operators.
Become a Crowdfunding Wizard: 8 Tips You've Probably Never Heard Before.

Become a Crowdfunding Wizard: 8 Tips You've Probably Never Heard Before.

Clay Hebert, the founder of Crowdfunding Hacks, has helped 40 entrepreneurs raise $4 million on Kickstarter and Indiegogo.
Want to Get Money From Mark Cuban? Here's How.

Want to Get Money From Mark Cuban? Here's How.

Getting the Dallas Mavericks owner to invest in your startup is easier than you think. Entrepreneurs who've successfully done so—and Cuban himself—weigh in on what to keep in mind.
Private Companies Publicly Fundraising: Where's The Money Going?

Private Companies Publicly Fundraising: Where's The Money Going?

It's been nearly six months since private companies were given legal permission to publicly advertise their fundraising efforts. Here's a look at how it has paid off so far.
Does Your Team Have the Right Stuff to Attract Venture Capital?

Does Your Team Have the Right Stuff to Attract Venture Capital?

These four things may be even more important to investors than a solid business idea.
Big Milestone: Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Reaches $1 Billion in Pledges

Big Milestone: Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Reaches $1 Billion in Pledges

In just five years, this Brooklyn, N.Y.-based startup has helped fund a ton of creative projects and entrepreneurs.
Pitching for Profits: Delivering a Presentation Investors Love

Pitching for Profits: Delivering a Presentation Investors Love

Entrepreneurs only have a short window of time to impress investors with the hopes of snagging funds. Here are a few pointers on how to get their attention and hopefully their money.
These Startups Found Unusual Ways to Get Funded

These Startups Found Unusual Ways to Get Funded

Three entrepreneurs share the surprising ways they were able to launch their businesses.
Richard Branson on Finding Funding

Richard Branson on Finding Funding

Your local community is often the best place to start when looking for funding, but if you can’t find anyone suitable to work with, the logical next step is to broaden your search.
The Story of Sequoia Capital's $6.4 Billion 'Revenge' on Mark Zuckerberg

The Story of Sequoia Capital's $6.4 Billion 'Revenge' on Mark Zuckerberg

How the top venture capital firm had the last laugh -- all the way to the bank.
Your Crowdfunding Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

Your Crowdfunding Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

An overview of how companies are raising money with crowdfunding, what categories are hottest and what the future holds for this new and innovative finance tool.
This Startup Just Raised $23 Million Thanks to Wealthiest Man in Asia

This Startup Just Raised $23 Million Thanks to Wealthiest Man in Asia

Egg-replacement startup Hampton Creek has raised its biggest round of funding to date thanks to the investment of Asian billionaire Li Ka-shing.
Online Marketplace Abe's Market to Start Funding Organic Businesses

Online Marketplace Abe's Market to Start Funding Organic Businesses

The team behind online marketplace Abe's Market already gives natural product entrepreneurs a platform to showcase their products. Now, they want to help them grow their businesses by making direct investments.
Funding Your Business on Your Own? Learn From These 7 Entrepreneurs

Funding Your Business on Your Own? Learn From These 7 Entrepreneurs

Seven entrepreneurs offer up bootstrapping-financial advice to those aspiring to start their own business.
5 Tips for Making It as a Bootstrapped Company

5 Tips for Making It as a Bootstrapped Company

Contrary to what many believe, startups do not need to nab funding to make it. Still to be a successful company, an entrepreneur needs to have a solid foundation. Here are five tips on how to do it.
Knowing When to Raise Money for Your Mobile App

Knowing When to Raise Money for Your Mobile App

While the media often makes raising money seem like a piece of cake, entrepreneurs who have been there know it is the exact opposite. To get the most of your time and resources, figuring out the ideal time to raise money is key.
Calling All Dreamers: Disney Is Launching a Startup Accelerator Program

Calling All Dreamers: Disney Is Launching a Startup Accelerator Program

The Magic Kingdom has announced a startup accelerator program that will provide 10 budding tech companies with $120,000 and invaluable mentoring.

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