Funding

Craftsy, a Startup Synthesis of YouTube and Etsy, Cinches $50 Million in New Funding
MOOC

Craftsy, a Startup Synthesis of YouTube and Etsy, Cinches $50 Million in New Funding

The Denver-based company, which vends hundreds of video tutorials in various crafting fields, now counts $106 million in venture capital.
Geoff Weiss
Soleil Moon Frye: 'There's Never Been a Better Time to Be a Mompreneur'
Mompreneurs

Soleil Moon Frye: 'There's Never Been a Better Time to Be a Mompreneur'

The 'Punky Brewster' actress discusses balancing life as a mother to three young kids and running her online party supplies business, P.S. XO, which just announced its merger with the retail party line Seedling.
Laura Entis
Family Business: The Pros and Cons of Getting Funding From Loved Ones
Business Plans

Family Business: The Pros and Cons of Getting Funding From Loved Ones

If you're thinking about getting friends and family to loan you money to fund your business, read this first.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Your Business, Only Leaner: Startup Spending Traps
Funding

Your Business, Only Leaner: Startup Spending Traps

Steer clear of these money traps if you want to keep your business running lean.
Carly Okyle
 7 Concepts Every CEO Has to Nail
Leadership

7 Concepts Every CEO Has to Nail

Being a CEO isn't like playing a game. Don't call yourself one if you can't handle these concepts.
Steve Tobak
Get Business Agreements in Writing
Ready to Launch

Get Business Agreements in Writing

You might be friends first, but keep things documented when entering a business arrangement.
Carly Okyle
How to Create a Business Plan Investors Will Love
Business Plans

How to Create a Business Plan Investors Will Love

Here are some strategies you can use to create a strong business plan that will translate into funding.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
The Secret Factors That Win Funding
Ready to Launch

The Secret Factors That Win Funding

In this panel from our Ready to Launch event, experts explain what makes a company irresistible to VCs.
Carly Okyle
Boost Your Chances of Fundraising Success With These 5 Preparation Tips
Funding

Boost Your Chances of Fundraising Success With These 5 Preparation Tips

Creating a solid foundation for raising funds will help a company to be more organized and have a better chance of getting that much-needed capital.
Ron Yekutiel
How One Fitness Entrepreneur Raised $14 Million
Funding

How One Fitness Entrepreneur Raised $14 Million

ClassPass co-founder Payal Kadakia isn't peddling out some new workout method. Instead, her company makes money by riding fitness trend waves.
Sheila Marikar
Are You Ready to Pitch Investors for Funding?
Pitching

Are You Ready to Pitch Investors for Funding?

As many entrepreneurs know, securing funding for new business ventures can be a very difficult endeavor. So, when seeking funding for your company, make sure you are prepared.
Stan Bril
Blockchain Raises $30 Million in Biggest-Ever Funding Round for a Bitcoin Company
Bitcoin

Blockchain Raises $30 Million in Biggest-Ever Funding Round for a Bitcoin Company

The world's largest Bitcoin wallet service just sealed a record venture capital deal. Backers include none other than billionaire Richard Branson.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Put Yourself in Potential Investors' Shoes With These 4 Tips
Pitching investors

Put Yourself in Potential Investors' Shoes With These 4 Tips

Ask that essential question: Would you put money into your business concept? Make sure your pitch explains why.
Peter Gasca
Have Funding? Great. Now Stop Burning Through Your Cash.
Finance

Have Funding? Great. Now Stop Burning Through Your Cash.

Some companies that are taking in large amounts of money don't seem to realize they need to generate income to stay alive.
Adam Callinan