Fundraising

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A Pitch Deck Containing These 15 Slides Is More Likely to Get the Money
Pitching investors

A Pitch Deck Containing These 15 Slides Is More Likely to Get the Money

By playing up the what, who, why and how, investors will have a better idea of why they should partner with your company.
Ron Yekutiel
When It's Time to Raise Capital
Straight Talk

When It's Time to Raise Capital

Think carefully about funding -- you might not need it.
Linda Lacina
This Startup Will Give You a Loan -- But There's a Twist
Fundraising

This Startup Will Give You a Loan -- But There's a Twist

Able, the brainchild of two Harvard MBAs, requires borrowers to raise the first quarter of their loan amount from friends and family.
Michelle Goodman
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
3 Ways VCs Can Add Value to Your Startup Beyond the Cash
Venture Capital

3 Ways VCs Can Add Value to Your Startup Beyond the Cash

Turns out, there are other perks besides cash.
7 Questions for Your Investment Banker
Private equity

7 Questions for Your Investment Banker

Seeking capital for your startup? Here's what to inquire of a potential fundraiser.
Ryan Caldbeck
Starting a Business? Issues You've Likely Overlooked
Straight Talk

Starting a Business? Issues You've Likely Overlooked

Know the nuts and bolts of the options you're considering.
Linda Lacina
What to Think About When You Think About Advisors
Straight Talk

What to Think About When You Think About Advisors

Our experts explain the benefits of exploring a range of expertise.
Linda Lacina
When Pitching, Use Subtlety to Lure Investors
Pitching investors

When Pitching, Use Subtlety to Lure Investors

When pitching your product, there's no need to give it all away.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
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This 13-Year-Old Entrepreneur Just Debuted Her Clothing Line at NY Fashion Week
Young Entrepreneurs

This 13-Year-Old Entrepreneur Just Debuted Her Clothing Line at NY Fashion Week

At the age of 13, Isabella Rose Taylor -- whose eponymous line is currently stocked by Nordstrom -- is well on her way to helming a global fashion empire.
Geoff Weiss
Founders: When Fundraising, Ask for More Than You Think You'll Need
Fundraising

Founders: When Fundraising, Ask for More Than You Think You'll Need

To preserve equity, fight for a higher valuation rather than paring back much-needed cash.
5 Social-Media Marketing Lessons From the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Social Media Marketing

5 Social-Media Marketing Lessons From the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

No one can be certain what social-media gambit will go viral but the mania for dumping icy water on each other offers helpful pointers.
Robert Tuchman
11 Things You're Probably Too Polite to Tell the VC Who Wasted Your Time
VC Funding

11 Things You're Probably Too Polite to Tell the VC Who Wasted Your Time

There is nothing like a few meetings with insincere, boastful investors to encourage your embrace of the lean startup strategy.
Gabe Lozano
Avoid These 5 Crowdfunding Mistakes
Crowdfunding

Avoid These 5 Crowdfunding Mistakes

Don't fall into these traps when organizing and launching your crowdfunding campaign.
Elaine Pofeldt