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7 Keys to a Compelling Executive Summary That Wins Over Investors
Few investors these days have the time or patience to read a full business plan. Your two-page document should include these fields.
When Seeking Funding, Beware of 'Happy Ears'
Startup founders should be sure they're hearing what investors are actually saying.
5 Important Startup Lessons From 'Shark Tank'
For a television show that's all about entertaining, the program has a lot to offer entrepreneurs.
Don't Screw Up a Meeting By Making One of These 7 Mistakes
Advance homework and preparation is key to every good first impression.
Want to Be Truly Valued? Create Opportunities by Connecting People.
Opportunity makers earn unbreakable trust by adding value, are adept at spotting patterns and constantly explore industries outside their own.
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
Entrepreneurs can build leverage during negotiations by addressing these common causes of funders' anxieties.
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.
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3 Situations Where It Makes Sense to Sell a Part of Your Business
Bringing in a partner or investors could lead to significant growth.
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Watch Out for These 9 Seed Funding Gotchas
Don't rush into fundraising too early or without a plan.
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.
Business Insider Staff
5 Qualities Angel Investors Want in Founders
Are drive, passion and smarts enough to impress investors?
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.
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.
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