Funding

Pinterest Pegged at $11 Billion After Raising $367 Million in New Funding
Funding

Pinterest Pegged at $11 Billion After Raising $367 Million in New Funding

The social bookmarking site said it would use new funds to fuel international expansion.
Geoff Weiss
At SXSW: How Biotech Can Overcome Obstacles
SXSW

At SXSW: How Biotech Can Overcome Obstacles

Before the SXSW panel Against All Odds: Overcoming Startup Challenges, panelists share a few insights on the benefits and limitations of new, innovative fundraising models, as well as how to survive in a heavily regulated industry.
Laura Entis
Report: Snapchat Raising $200 Million From Alibaba at $15 Billion Valuation
Funding

Report: Snapchat Raising $200 Million From Alibaba at $15 Billion Valuation

The Chinese ecommerce giant is reportedly eyeing expansion into overseas markets as well as social networking.
Geoff Weiss
Latest Funding Round Values Lyft at $2.5 Billion
Valuations

Latest Funding Round Values Lyft at $2.5 Billion

The ride-sharing service raised $530 million in a round led by Japanese online retailer Rakuten.
This Startup Is Bringing 3-D Printed Insoles to the NBA and the Everyday Consumer
3-D Printing

This Startup Is Bringing 3-D Printed Insoles to the NBA and the Everyday Consumer

SOLS co-founder Kegan Schouwenburg offers a look into how the 3-D printed insole maker is expanding.
Laura Entis
Angels, Venture Capitalists or the Crowd: Who Should Fund Your Startup?
Funding

Angels, Venture Capitalists or the Crowd: Who Should Fund Your Startup?

The availability of capital for entrepreneurs is not the issue anymore, but rather how to access these funds from the angels, VCs or the crowd.
David Drake
Starting A Business? You Need These 3 Basics.
Entrepreneur Bank Search

Starting A Business? You Need These 3 Basics.

Every entrepreneur should have these fundamentals in place before launching a full-blown business.
Ami Kassar
The One Simple Tool for Transforming Your Relationship With Investors
Investor Relations

The One Simple Tool for Transforming Your Relationship With Investors

Creating a MAP will take no more than an hour of your time every month and will keep the lines of communication open, ensuring relationships with investors remain strong, and ultimately helping early-stage startups succeed.
Will Ford
Top 10 Early-Stage Venture Capital Deals of 2014
VC 100

Top 10 Early-Stage Venture Capital Deals of 2014

Check out which little-known startups and sectors landed major funding in 2014.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
4 Options for Raising Capital From Friends, Investors or Even the Feds
Raising Capital

4 Options for Raising Capital From Friends, Investors or Even the Feds

Few entrepreneurs are self funded, all the rest need to jump through hoops and negotiate a web of rules.
John Boitnott
The Dating App That Refused Mark Cuban's $30 Million Buyout Offer Just Raised $7.8 Million in Funding
Funding

The Dating App That Refused Mark Cuban's $30 Million Buyout Offer Just Raised $7.8 Million in Funding

Cuban asked the three sisters behind the dating app if they'd sell it to him outright, but they refused.
Laura Entis
6 Tips for Overcoming a 'No' When Seeking Funding
Raising Capital

6 Tips for Overcoming a 'No' When Seeking Funding

Encountering a rejection from an angel investor, friend or crowdfunder can be disheartening. But it just may be a signal to try new approaches.
Jayson DeMers
How a High Valuation Can Run Your Business Into the Ground
Venture Capital

How a High Valuation Can Run Your Business Into the Ground

An inflated early-stage valuation makes raising the first round of capital easier but the expectations make everything after harder.
David Mandell
You Think Your Startup Is Worth How Much?
Funding

You Think Your Startup Is Worth How Much?

Here are five ways to defend your valuation to investors.
Brian Foley