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.
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Every entrepreneur should have these fundamentals in place before launching a full-blown business.
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.
Check out which little-known startups and sectors landed major funding in 2014.
Few entrepreneurs are self funded, all the rest need to jump through hoops and negotiate a web of rules.
Cuban asked the three sisters behind the dating app if they'd sell it to him outright, but they refused.
Encountering a rejection from an angel investor, friend or crowdfunder can be disheartening. But it just may be a signal to try new approaches.
An inflated early-stage valuation makes raising the first round of capital easier but the expectations make everything after harder.
Here are five ways to defend your valuation to investors.
Andreessen Horowitz led the Series A round for Ringly, which makes rings that discretely flash and vibrate to signify smartphone notifications.
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In an environment where many startups are seeking funding but few get it, entrepreneurs need to know how to stand out.
Success requires the confidence to begin and the humilty to listen when trustworthy people tell you what isn't working.
The 16-month-old company plans to allocate funds towards enhancing its new mobile app.
'We will make food so cheap only the rich will cook,' says Soylent founder Rob Rhinehart regarding the investment.
The interactive map helps you find local banks with a focus on small-business lending.
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