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Lyft Lowers Prices in All Cities by 20 Percent
Ridesharing Apps

Lyft Lowers Prices in All Cities by 20 Percent

Fresh off of a new $250 million round of funding, the ridesharing service said it is cutting prices across all markets.
Nina Zipkin
This Billionaire Just Gave 10 Startups $100,000 Each on a Whim
Finance

This Billionaire Just Gave 10 Startups $100,000 Each on a Whim

At the first-ever Google for Entrepreneurs Demo Day, AOL co-founder Steve Case surprised each of the presenting entrepreneurs with a spur-of-the-moment $100,000 commitment.
Catherine Clifford
Alibaba Goes In On Uber Competitor Lyft's $250 Million Round
Ecommerce

Alibaba Goes In On Uber Competitor Lyft's $250 Million Round

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba invested in the San Francisco-based ride-sharing company, which plans to expand internationally.
Catherine Clifford
With as Little as $500, These Entrepreneurs Created Multimillion-Dollar Businesses. Learn Their Secrets.
Starting Up

With as Little as $500, These Entrepreneurs Created Multimillion-Dollar Businesses. Learn Their Secrets.

Don't let a lack of cash stop a good business idea from succeeding.
Bootstrapping Your Way to Success With These 9 Tips
Bootstrapping

Bootstrapping Your Way to Success With These 9 Tips

Bootstrapping a business is no walk in the park. Here are nine tips on how to land success with a low budget.
Vicky Keston
Seeking Funding? Be Aware of These 5 Details.
Funding

Seeking Funding? Be Aware of These 5 Details.

Venture capital has big rewards, but also added stress.
Nathan Resnick
Airbnb Could Be Joining the $10 Billion Valuation Club
Airbnb

Airbnb Could Be Joining the $10 Billion Valuation Club

The online home rental startup is reportedly in advanced talks to raise funding that would make it more valuable than some large hotel operators.
Laura Entis
Become a Crowdfunding Wizard: 8 Tips You've Probably Never Heard Before.
Crowdfunding

Become a Crowdfunding Wizard: 8 Tips You've Probably Never Heard Before.

Clay Hebert, the founder of Crowdfunding Hacks, has helped 40 entrepreneurs raise $4 million on Kickstarter and Indiegogo.
Catherine Clifford
Want to Get Money From Mark Cuban? Here's How.
Trep Talk

Want to Get Money From Mark Cuban? Here's How.

Getting the Dallas Mavericks owner to invest in your startup is easier than you think. Entrepreneurs who've successfully done so—and Cuban himself—weigh in on what to keep in mind.
Neil Parmar
Private Companies Publicly Fundraising: Where's The Money Going?
Finance

Private Companies Publicly Fundraising: Where's The Money Going?

It's been nearly six months since private companies were given legal permission to publicly advertise their fundraising efforts. Here's a look at how it has paid off so far.
Catherine Clifford
Does Your Team Have the Right Stuff to Attract Venture Capital?
Venture Capital

Does Your Team Have the Right Stuff to Attract Venture Capital?

These four things may be even more important to investors than a solid business idea.
George Deeb
Big Milestone: Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Reaches $1 Billion in Pledges
Kickstarter

Big Milestone: Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Reaches $1 Billion in Pledges

In just five years, this Brooklyn, N.Y.-based startup has helped fund a ton of creative projects and entrepreneurs.
Jason Fell
Pitching for Profits: Delivering a Presentation Investors Love
Pitching investors

Pitching for Profits: Delivering a Presentation Investors Love

Entrepreneurs only have a short window of time to impress investors with the hopes of snagging funds. Here are a few pointers on how to get their attention and hopefully their money.
Rick Spence
These Startups Found Unusual Ways to Get Funded
Startup Basics

These Startups Found Unusual Ways to Get Funded

Three entrepreneurs share the surprising ways they were able to launch their businesses.
Daniel Bukszpan