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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
Secure That First Investor, and the Rest Will Come
Venture Capital

Secure That First Investor, and the Rest Will Come

Venture capital's dirty little secret: investors don't like going it alone.
Uber Breaks a Record With Its Latest Funding Round
Uber

Uber Breaks a Record With Its Latest Funding Round

With $1.2 billion from Fidelity and others, Uber sets the bar for other private companies in VC funding.
Ray Hennessey
How a Biomed Tech Company Raised $35.7 Million Before Going to Market
Think Like Cleveland

How a Biomed Tech Company Raised $35.7 Million Before Going to Market

CardioInsight found a way to 3D map the heart's electrical activity, but it took a village of funding resources to get there.
Jane Porter
The Correct Answers to 'How Will You Use My Money?'
Investors

The Correct Answers to 'How Will You Use My Money?'

Investors need to be assured your business is in good shape. It also helps to not proclaim your desire for a new car.
Martin Zwilling
A Step-by-Step Guide to Nabbing an Angel Round
The Grind

A Step-by-Step Guide to Nabbing an Angel Round

With many entrepreneurs stating their major concern is capital, getting outside funding can be imperative to a startup's success. Here are a few tips on getting your first round.
Greg Connolly
4 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Do Before Meeting an Investor
Investors

4 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Do Before Meeting an Investor

You've worked hard to negotiate through the right networks and land this meeting. Don't let a lack of preparation and practice keep you from getting in the game.
Amanda Schnieders
5 Early Funding Mistakes that Can Kill Your Company in the Long Run
Fundraising

5 Early Funding Mistakes that Can Kill Your Company in the Long Run

While entrepreneurs may strive to raise a lot of money or seek a high valuation, these aspirations can end up hurting you down the road.
Ricky Pelletier
How One Idea Went From the Research Lab to the Marketplace -- Raising More than $6 Million in the Process
Think Like Cleveland

How One Idea Went From the Research Lab to the Marketplace -- Raising More than $6 Million in the Process

Researchers can monetize their innovations if they keep this entrepreneur's lessons learned in mind.
Jane Porter
The 4 Pitfalls Small Businesses Face
Mistakes

The 4 Pitfalls Small Businesses Face

Launching and running a company is no walk in the park. Be aware of these challenges before you jump into starting a business.
JT Ripton
How This Tech Startup Is Renovating the $12 Trillion Commercial Real-Estate Industry
Real estate

How This Tech Startup Is Renovating the $12 Trillion Commercial Real-Estate Industry

By digitizing age-old processes, View The Space has revolutionized the way that commercial real-estate owners and brokers conduct business.
Geoff Weiss