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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.
Youve worked hard to negotiate through the right networks and land this meeting. Dont let a lack of preparation and practice keep you from getting in the game.
While entrepreneurs may strive to raise a lot of money or seek a high valuation, these aspirations can end up hurting you down the road.
This vital metric can help determine how much your company will grow and can hurt or help your chances of receiving investment money.
Golden Gate Capital, a private equity firm with experience in the restaurant industry, picks up the casual dining seafood chain from Darden Restaurants, Inc.
With just a fraction of startups receiving venture capital financing, approach your social circles, with these five pointers in mind.
An inside look at the decision to move on.
Warren Buffett, Carlos Slim, Carl Ichan, George Soros and a handful of other billionaires give their best advice for startups.
To ensure you get the most out of your advisory board, entrepreneurs need to invest time and energy into this relationship. Otherwise, they can be a waste of time for both parties.
If done correctly, pitching to clients, investors and partners can open doors for a startup, helping a company catapult to the next level. If done incorrectly, disaster can ensue.
In this video, Entrepreneur.com contributor John Rampton talks about a book that explains a topic that's very important to serious business owners: raising money.
Presentations are changing, becoming more visual, but the pictures can't do all the talking. Real money allocation also speaks strongly to investors.
One is for early detection of ovarian cancer, the other is a microendoscope that gynecologists can use in their exam rooms. Both aim to make a difference in patients' lives.
Forming a board of directors is no easy feat. So don't waste this precious resource, milk it for all its worth.
Rather than quitting, look for alternatives: pivot the business model or merge with new partners for support.
Three tips to keep in mind when asking people who once managed or worked with you for money.
The noted tech evangelist shares why entrepreneurs should imbue their businesses with deeper meaning, and how the venture capital funding paradigm has radically shifted.
In this question-and-answer interview, Wilson discusses retirement, Tumblr's exit and getting over a difficult year.
Learning when it's time to call for capital can be tricky, but it could be potentially lifesaving for your business.
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