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How to Get Former Employers and Co-Workers to Invest in Your Startup
Investors

How to Get Former Employers and Co-Workers to Invest in Your Startup

Three tips to keep in mind when asking people who once managed or worked with you for money.
Michelle Goodman
The Gospel of Guy Kawasaki: 4 Startup Secrets to Getting Growth Right
Growth Strategies

The Gospel of Guy Kawasaki: 4 Startup Secrets to Getting Growth Right

The noted tech evangelist shares why entrepreneurs should imbue their businesses with deeper meaning, and how the venture capital funding paradigm has radically shifted.
Geoff Weiss
Think Like Cleveland: 6 Ingredients to Boosting Business Growth
Think Like Cleveland

Think Like Cleveland: 6 Ingredients to Boosting Business Growth

To understand growth, understand the factors that create a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Jane Porter
6 Fundraising Success Strategies For Your Nonprofit
Startup Kit

6 Fundraising Success Strategies For Your Nonprofit

Explore these six ways to generate money from individuals and groups in order to make your non-profit organization a success.
Considering VC for Your Business? Here's What You Need to Know.
Venture Capital

Considering VC for Your Business? Here's What You Need to Know.

Three questions to ask yourself when deciding whether or not you should take an investment from a company.
Don't Fall Prey to a Money-Laundering Scheme
Money Laundering

Don't Fall Prey to a Money-Laundering Scheme

Access to capital can pose a challenge ot many a new business. Make sure you obtain financing from legitimate sources.
Arkady Bukh
The Money-Raising Marathon: Preparing to Pitch Investors
Pitching investors

The Money-Raising Marathon: Preparing to Pitch Investors

Pitching to investors can be a full-time job, but if you prepare yourself for meetings, it can save you precious time.
Kep Sweeney and Ken Wiles
How I Overcame the Challenges of Being a Female Entrepreneur
Female Entrepreneurs

How I Overcame the Challenges of Being a Female Entrepreneur

While its hard out there for a female founder, I am not letting it stop me.
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5 Things to Look for in a Venture Capitalist
Venture Capital

5 Things to Look for in a Venture Capitalist

Former VC says you should approach these funders carefully, and be thorough in your research.
Steve Andriole
Will Blue Bottle Coffee Take On Starbucks, Or Become It?
Coffee

Will Blue Bottle Coffee Take On Starbucks, Or Become It?

The coffee company that positions itself as the anti-chain is poised for an ambitious expansion.
Laura Entis
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.