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Carl Icahn Invests $100 Million in Ride-Sharing Service Lyft
Lyft

Carl Icahn Invests $100 Million in Ride-Sharing Service Lyft

Icahn joins a long list of backers for the three-year old startup.
Reduce These 9 Startup Risks for a Better Shot at Investor Funding
Startup Basics

Reduce These 9 Startup Risks for a Better Shot at Investor Funding

Entrepreneurs can build leverage during negotiations by addressing these common causes of funders' anxieties.
Peter Gasca
Late to the Party, Global Banks Try to Muscle Into India's Startup Boom
India

Late to the Party, Global Banks Try to Muscle Into India's Startup Boom

The banks missed out on the initial flurry of deal-making to their better-connected but much smaller domestic rivals.
3 Situations Where It Makes Sense to Sell a Part of Your Business
Selling a Business

3 Situations Where It Makes Sense to Sell a Part of Your Business

Bringing in a partner or investors could lead to significant growth.
Doug and Polly White
Watch Out for These 9 Seed Funding Gotchas
Startup Basics

Watch Out for These 9 Seed Funding Gotchas

Don't rush into fundraising too early or without a plan.
Alex Iskold
Here's What Happens to Investments on Shark Tank After the Cameras Stop Rolling
Shark Tank

Here's What Happens to Investments on Shark Tank After the Cameras Stop Rolling

Barbara Corcoran explains how -- and why -- some deals on the show go through while others fall apart.
5 Qualities Angel Investors Want in Founders
Angel Investors

5 Qualities Angel Investors Want in Founders

Are drive, passion and smarts enough to impress investors?
Tim Berry
Slack Valuation More Than Doubles to $2.8 Billion
Valuations

Slack Valuation More Than Doubles to $2.8 Billion

Slack Valuation More Than Doubles to $2.8 Billion The messaging app just raised $160 million in a new financing round.
Ari Levy
Navdy, the 'Google Glass for Your Car,' Raises $20 Million
Funding

Navdy, the 'Google Glass for Your Car,' Raises $20 Million

Despite product delays, the startup has raised a total of $33 million in about eight months.
Jason Fell
Big Funds Pour Money Into Online Lending
Trends

Big Funds Pour Money Into Online Lending

Watch out. Interest from institutional investors is heating up.
Ari Levy
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
Bubbles and Brainstorming With Marc Andreessen
Marc Andreesen

Bubbles and Brainstorming With Marc Andreessen

One of America's most important venture capitalists talks tech bubbles, delayed gratification and his firm's efforts to hire a female partner.
6 Keys to Proving a Viable Startup Business Model
Startup Basics

6 Keys to Proving a Viable Startup Business Model

What should an entrepreneur do to convince themselves, as well as potential investors, that their business will work?
Martin Zwilling
An Efficient and Effective Way to Ask for an Introduction
Startup Basics

An Efficient and Effective Way to Ask for an Introduction

The head of an accelerator describes his preferred process for making a connection between two parties.
Alex Iskold