Fundraising

News and Articles About Fundraising

When Seeking Funding, Beware of 'Happy Ears'
Investors

When Seeking Funding, Beware of 'Happy Ears'

Startup founders should be sure they're hearing what investors are actually saying.
Alex Iskold
8 Best Practices to Seek Funding From Friends, Family and Fools
Finance

8 Best Practices to Seek Funding From Friends, Family and Fools

If the people closest to you won't support you, why should investors?
Martin Zwilling
5 Steps to Identifying Potential Investors That Are Right for You
Pitching investors

5 Steps to Identifying Potential Investors That Are Right for You

While there are many options for fundraising, it doesn't make it easier to get capital. Here is how to make the process more productive and efficient.
Arie Abecassis
Watch Out for These 9 Seed Funding Gotchas
Fundraising

Watch Out for These 9 Seed Funding Gotchas

Don't rush into fundraising too early or without a plan.
Alex Iskold
7 Essential Tips for an Effective Fundraising Strategy
Fundraising

7 Essential Tips for an Effective Fundraising Strategy

Many non-profit organizations, as well as startups, often approach the task of seeking money horribly wrong.
Peter Gasca
6 Things You Should Do Now If You Want to Raise Funds With Regulation A+
Finance

6 Things You Should Do Now If You Want to Raise Funds With Regulation A+

Prepare your company to accept money from the tens of millions of potential investors in "the crowd" that were previously off-limits.
Kendall Almerico
The Crossroads of Profitability: What Now?
The Grind

The Crossroads of Profitability: What Now?

For entrepreneurs, finally getting into the black is a huge accomplishment. But it can also be a stressful problem.
Adina Grigore
3 Must-Haves to Raising Money Without a Product
Investors

3 Must-Haves to Raising Money Without a Product

Yes, it's completely possible to win the backing of investors without something physical to show.
Andrew Medal
Why Too Much Venture Capital Can Be a Problem
Venture Capital

Why Too Much Venture Capital Can Be a Problem

While venture capital is an essential part of the engine that drives capitalism., having too much cash can cause issues.
Mona Bijoor
Pinterest Pegged at $11 Billion After Raising $367 Million in New Funding
Funding

Pinterest Pegged at $11 Billion After Raising $367 Million in New Funding

The social bookmarking site said it would use new funds to fuel international expansion.
Geoff Weiss
Why the VC Firm 'Formerly Known as Atlas' Is Crowdsourcing for a New Name
Venture Capital

Why the VC Firm 'Formerly Known as Atlas' Is Crowdsourcing for a New Name

Atlas Venture's separate tech group wants you to title its new firm, and they'll reward the winner with $50k in carry.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
4 Steps to Help You Prepare for the Fundraising Process
Fundraising

4 Steps to Help You Prepare for the Fundraising Process

Raising capital can go much more smoothly when you come to the table prepared.
Ricky Pelletier
Start Early, Aim Low, Keep It Short: How to Run a Successful Kickstarter Campaign (Infographic)
Infographics

Start Early, Aim Low, Keep It Short: How to Run a Successful Kickstarter Campaign (Infographic)

Ideally, entrepreneurs should ask for as little money as possible and set up campaigns that run no longer than 30 days.
Geoff Weiss
Exits: What's Red Hot in Venture Capital and What to Expect in 2015
VC 100

Exits: What's Red Hot in Venture Capital and What to Expect in 2015

Our VC 100 coverage breaks down exit activity in 2014 and what the market anticipates this year.
Tanya Benedicto Klich