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Tech 'Winter' May Be Coming. Here Is What It Means for Your Startup.
Investors

Tech 'Winter' May Be Coming. Here Is What It Means for Your Startup.

If so-called unicorns are overvalued, it may send reverberations throughout the investment community. Do these five things to be more prepared.
Alex Iskold
What Types of Companies Is Peter Thiel's Founders Fund Actually Investing In?
Investors

What Types of Companies Is Peter Thiel's Founders Fund Actually Investing In?

The recent interests of the former Paypal founder and recognizable venture capitalist provide some insights for entrepreneurs who are seeking funding.
Eric Siu
A 3-Point Blueprint for Getting Noticed by Venture Capitalists
Venture Capital

A 3-Point Blueprint for Getting Noticed by Venture Capitalists

A contestant on the upcoming reality show Startup U shares his strategies for winning funding for his startup.
Stacey Alcorn
Uber Competitor GrabTaxi Raises More Than $350 Million
Apps

Uber Competitor GrabTaxi Raises More Than $350 Million

The round was the Southeast Asian ridesharing company's largest yet.
The Truth About Bridge Loans
VC

The Truth About Bridge Loans

Need a loan? Ask your investors.
The Top 5 Places Entrepreneurs Meet Investors
Investors

The Top 5 Places Entrepreneurs Meet Investors

Savvy entrepreneurs go out of their way to meet the right people. Like anything else in life, it comes down to being in the right place at the right time.
Jayson DeMers
5 Personality Traits Investors Look for in Entrepreneurs
Investors

5 Personality Traits Investors Look for in Entrepreneurs

Attaining capital means impressing seasoned financiers and convincing them that your business, more than any other, is worthy of their time and money.
Jayson DeMers
18 Ways to Make Your Financial Model Stand Out to Investors
Financials

18 Ways to Make Your Financial Model Stand Out to Investors

Investors don't buy what they can't read.
David Teten
The Entrepreneur's Ultimate Tip List for Communicating With Investors
Finance

The Entrepreneur's Ultimate Tip List for Communicating With Investors

The following tips will help you to dominate investor communication -- an area in which many entrepreneurs lack a solid understanding.
Neil Patel
Pitching Investors With Customer Motivations Won't Work
Pitching investors

Pitching Investors With Customer Motivations Won't Work

Here are the eight differences between convincing the public to pick up your product vs. getting someone to fund your business.
Martin Zwilling
Are You Ready to Seek Funding? This 10-Point Checklist Will Decide.
Funding

Are You Ready to Seek Funding? This 10-Point Checklist Will Decide.

If you start seeking funding before you're ready, you could end up wasting your time and heading toward disappointment.
Jayson DeMers
Finding Investors Is Expensive. Use These 7 Strategies to Reduce Your Risk.
Investors

Finding Investors Is Expensive. Use These 7 Strategies to Reduce Your Risk.

It behooves every entrepreneur to optimize their investment strategies early, based on time and dollar costs, as well as odds of success.
Martin Zwilling
8 Common Elevator Pitch Blunders, and How to Fix Them
Pitching investors

8 Common Elevator Pitch Blunders, and How to Fix Them

The better you understand what makes an effective elevator pitch, the more likely you will attract investors and customers.
Martin Zwilling
Yahoo Fails to Soothe Investors' Fears About the Company's Future
Earnings Reports

Yahoo Fails to Soothe Investors' Fears About the Company's Future

The company boosted revenue slightly, but lost money due to traffic costs. And it failed to provide any outlook for its massive Alibaba spinoff.
Mathew Ingram