News and Articles About Investors
Avoid these no-nos to inspire investor passion. Provide compelling evidence of a boost to their bottom line.
Startups that thrive manage to eke out the first profits that convince investors to put in the money that grows the company.
Theres one thing worse than watching an entrepreneur crumble under a fatal barrage of questions.
Not all investors are created equal. Here are some tips on finding the best investor for your startup and its needs.
These apps can aid the tedious and onerous task of getting venture capitalists to budge and fund your company's budget.
Present all the facts that drew you to your great idea, season with your passion and you will wow investors.
Regulators argue that the income requirements for accredited investors -- which were set in 1982 -- are in desperate need of an adjustment. Entrepreneurs and investors, meanwhile, dont want to see access to capital limited.
Investors don't want to invest in a product, they want to invest in a business. Here are seven reality checks to apply.
A woman entrepreneur shares her unconventional launch experience, not fitting the typical tech-entrepreneur mold, as a marketer not a programmer.
Personal networks are important for founders looking for venture capital. Entrepreneurs from underrepresented groups have particular challenges.
Our expert Bo Yaghmaie explains how entrepreneurs should prepare for the worst.
Given their different views of the world, it's a miracle that they ever get together.
There are five stages of new ventures. Each one will determine who you should seek funding from.
While many entrepreneurs are clamoring to get their hands on some outside funding, some founders aren't really down with that strategy.
Unlike with products, whether your business thrives depends almost entirely on you and your skills.
Investors want to protect their stake, entrepreneurs want to keep control. There is room to negotiate.
Often entrepreneurs focus on the wrong things during a pitch session, resulting in a strikeout instead of a home run.
Crowdfunding Platform Raises $4 Million to Fund Its Own Growth By -- You Guessed It! -- Crowdfunding.
Equity crowdfunding platform SeedInvest just completed its Series A round of funding by reaching out to investors through its own platform.
You are choosing investors as much as they are choosing you. Here are five questions to ask potential investors to make sure you are on the same page.
The apartment-rental platform is no stranger to controversy and criticism, but its founders say determination is everything.
Venture capital's dirty little secret: investors don't like going it alone.
Nontraditional financing platforms are rapidly reducing entrepreneurs' cash squeeze while offering investors returns.
Before you quit your job and cash in your 401(k), take a step back and evaluate.
Pass these nine tests and investors will beat a path to your door. Along the way you'll figure out if your firm has a great CEO.
Investors need to be assured your business is in good shape. It also helps to not proclaim your desire for a new car.