News and Articles About Funding
On peer-to-peer lending website Prosper, anonymous users raise money from anonymous investors, Kickstarter-style.
Preparation can mean the difference between securing funding and being left high and dry. Here's how to make sure you've covered all your bases.
Mark Peter Davis' journey from venture capitalist back to entrepreneur has given him a unique perspective on the new challenges of start-up fundraising.
From slow sales to finding funding -- a breakdown of the struggles that entrepreneurs face.
A spin on crowdfunding, Smallknot, asks customers to support local businesses.
Vungle, a mobile advertising startup, makes trailers for apps and had investors fighting get in on the action.
Between 'Shark Tank' poaching for young entrepreneurs and big-brand sponsored contests focusing on the younger set, the list of available funding and support opportunities for founders goes on.
The world needs a more VCs who think like entrepreneurs -- ready to invest in the next great big idea.
Put your business idea to the test with Barbara Corcoran's tips for how to pitch your business idea.
Competition based reality show-style pitch events are popping up around the country.
Betaworks calls itself a 'maker,' and so far they have helped build some of the social web's biggest companies including TweetDeck, Kickstarter and Tumblr.
Intrapreneurs are launching businesses within -- and with the help of -- their places of employment.
VC funding isn't the end of the entrepreneurial journey, it's the beginning of a new trip -- here's how to navigate it.
Just in time for the premiere of season four, a look back at 11 of Shark Tank's most successful entrepreneurs.
Not all passions make for a good business. Chris Guillebeau, author of "The $100 Startup," offers insights for aspiring entrepreneurs who seek to make a living doing what they love.
Student entrepreneur Eric Muli reveals how hard work, rejection and a little luck helped him land an investor for his startup.
As shows like 'Shark Tank' and 'Undercover Boss' captivate American audiences, MTV is looking to similarly capitalize -- putting out casting calls for young treps who want to be stars.
When deals fall apart, it can often be for the best. For this business owner, the upside of losing angel funding was retaining equity and control over his company.
A look at ways to find the best funding sources and tailor the options for your small business.
A Texas businesswoman fetched the amount she needed to open an eco-friendly pet store
Lot18 proves funding options are not dry for wine businesses.
More credit unions are offering business loans, and their interest rates and fees are often lower than at commercial banks. What's more, their loan officers typically have more flexibility and decision-making ability than those at larger institutions.
When local options fail, it's time to cast a wider net. Here are ways to expand your funding search.
WhoSay, an insider's social-media management tool, attracts millions in financing, even without a revenue model.
Seventy-five percent of small-business owners have no real succession plan -- a potential recipe for disaster. This entrepreneur's accidental fate tells a cautionary tale.