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How to Seek Early-Stage Funding That Won't Spoil Your Startup
Funding

How to Seek Early-Stage Funding That Won't Spoil Your Startup

Entrepreneurs often anguish over determining the value of their companies. Here are some tips to help avoid mistakes.
Peter Gasca
The Strategies 4 CEOs Used to Raise $50 Million in Venture Capital
Venture Capital

The Strategies 4 CEOs Used to Raise $50 Million in Venture Capital

Seeking financing is always a challenge, but you can increase your chances of success with these tips.
Zach Cutler
PetSmart to Be Sold for $8.7 Billion
Acquisitions

PetSmart to Be Sold for $8.7 Billion

The pet supply retailer agreed to be purchased by a private equity consortium following calls by activist investors for a sale.
Twitter Co-Founder Launches 'World Positive' Investing Fund
Social Entrepreneurs

Twitter Co-Founder Launches 'World Positive' Investing Fund

Ev Williams and a handful of seasoned Silicon Valley entrepreneurs unveil their latest project: Obvious Ventures.
Catherine Clifford
For Your Startup to Thrive, You Need to Build Value for More Than Just Customers
Startup Basics

For Your Startup to Thrive, You Need to Build Value for More Than Just Customers

Aim to provide substantial value to multiple other parties involved in the life cycle of your business.
Adam Callinan
The Most Difficult Question I Ask Founders
Pitching investors

The Most Difficult Question I Ask Founders

Keep this in mind the next time you pitch an investor.
The Truth Behind 12 Common Startup Funding Myths
Funding

The Truth Behind 12 Common Startup Funding Myths

Most inexperienced entrepreneurs have overly optimistic outlooks about how to successfully finance their startups.
Peter Gasca
7 Traits That Will Have You Run With VCs and Soar With Angels
Investors

7 Traits That Will Have You Run With VCs and Soar With Angels

Investors are people, and people are attracted to those that exude confidence and competence.
Martin Zwilling
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
Thinking of Going Solo? 7 Reasons You Need a Co-Founder.
Co-founders

Thinking of Going Solo? 7 Reasons You Need a Co-Founder.

There are few decisions in business that are more important than deciding whether you'll 'go it alone' or team up.
Adam Callinan
One Thing You Must Never Forget About Investors
Investors

One Thing You Must Never Forget About Investors

Investors are like foxes looking for their next meal. And guess what? You, the entrepreneur, are the rabbit running for your life.
Kai Sato
Pitching for Success: What to Do Before, During and After an Investor Meeting
Investors

Pitching for Success: What to Do Before, During and After an Investor Meeting

To secure an investment, you need to capture the investor's heart, not just his mind.
Ron Yekutiel
How a Startup Made It During Its First Two Years Without Relying on Investors
Finance

How a Startup Made It During Its First Two Years Without Relying on Investors

With a focus on the product and a few 'lucky' breaks, a mobile app developer dives into fundraising for the '99 percent.'
Dan Novaes
This Investor Plans to Launch Another 10 Startups in 2015
Starting a Business

This Investor Plans to Launch Another 10 Startups in 2015

It also plans to work closely with Facebook on advertising.