News and Articles About Funding

Despite Access to Credit, Many Business Owners Are Reluctant to Take on Debt
Loans

Despite Access to Credit, Many Business Owners Are Reluctant to Take on Debt

A new survey from Sageworks finds that over 75 percent of small-business owners have never applied for a loan.
Laura Entis
What It's Like to Launch Your Own VC Firm
VC 100

What It's Like to Launch Your Own VC Firm

The best venture investors may be the ones who can currently empathize with your status as a startup.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
After Many Strikeouts, a $44 Million Home Run
Starting Up

After Many Strikeouts, a $44 Million Home Run

Apoorva Mehta's company, the grocery delivery service Instacart, just raised $44 million and is expanding rapidly.
Laura Entis
The 4 Essentials to Starting a Company Whether You Have Money or Not
Lean Startups

The 4 Essentials to Starting a Company Whether You Have Money or Not

Money is helpful when you launch your company but hustle and lots of work can get you rolling.
Jay Gould
How to Evaluate Your Startup Like a VC
Startups

How to Evaluate Your Startup Like a VC

The are six factors that investors will focus on when evaluating your business. Know them by heart.
Steve Tobak
Google Ventures Launches $100 Million Startup Fund in Europe
Venture Capital

Google Ventures Launches $100 Million Startup Fund in Europe

The startup investment arm of the digital giant is aiming to put support into new European companies.
Nina Zipkin
What a VC Insider Learned in the Past 10 Years About Startup Funding
Ask the Expert

What a VC Insider Learned in the Past 10 Years About Startup Funding

Our expert Bo Yaghmaie explains how entrepreneurs should prepare for the worst.
Bo Yaghmaie
Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Bo Yaghmaie.
Ask the Expert

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Bo Yaghmaie.

Assisting startups and major corporations with financing, Bo Yagmaie is looking to take entrepreneurs questions relating to VCs, funding and corporate formation.
Andrea Huspeni
What Being a VC Taught Me About Entrepreneurship
Pitching investors

What Being a VC Taught Me About Entrepreneurship

After working at VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, entrepreneur Louis Beryl dishes on what he learned about running a business from investors.
Louis Beryl
Who Is the Right Investor for You? That Depends on Where You Are Now.
Finance

Who Is the Right Investor for You? That Depends on Where You Are Now.

There are five stages of new ventures. Each one will determine who you should seek funding from.
Martin Zwilling
3 Other Ways Entrepreneurs Can Use Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

3 Other Ways Entrepreneurs Can Use Crowdfunding

While crowdfunding has become a popular means of raising investment by giving rewards, there are some emerging platforms that want to take crowdfunding one step further.
Adam Toren
Why I'm Glad I Didn't Take VC Funding
Bootstrapping

Why I'm Glad I Didn't Take VC Funding

While many entrepreneurs are clamoring to get their hands on some outside funding, some founders aren't really down with that strategy.
Aliza Freud
On-Demand Grocery Startup Instacart Raises $44 Million From Big-Name Investors
Sharing Economy

On-Demand Grocery Startup Instacart Raises $44 Million From Big-Name Investors

A cross between Peapod and Uber, Instacart allows customers to select items online from their favorite grocery stores and have them picked up and delivered by locals.
Laura Entis
3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail to Secure Funding
Startups

3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail to Secure Funding

The necessity of learning from past failures and adjusting your investor pitch to avoid the mistakes that have led many other startups down the road to failure has never been more important.
Paul Jackson