News and Articles About Funding
A new report shows an overall decline in investment dollars and deals but a brighter outlook for the software sector.
The video-game pioneer recounts his startup story, pointing out common pitfalls of aspiring entrepreneurs.
Since 2011, a competitive fellowship program has been providing early-stage startup founders in New York City with the contacts and knowledge they need to succeed.
Grant funding isn't just for nonprofits. Startups can also secure grant money. Finding a good match is the hard part. Here are some ideas for launching your search.
You need a lot of ingredients to launch a successful business, but a big pot of money isn't one of them. Virgin founder Richard Branson explains why.
Industry watchers are hopeful that entrepreneurship is on the rise.
With startup communities popping up in cities across the U.S., you don't have to be in Silicon Valley to start a high-tech business. But can you find funding in rural America?
What's ahead for companies seeking to tap crowdfunding to sell equity stakes online? Lots of waiting.
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.