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Watch Out for These 9 Seed Funding Gotchas
Fundraising

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
Networking

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
Do These 4 Things to Make Your Startup Irresistible to Backers
Venture Capital

Do These 4 Things to Make Your Startup Irresistible to Backers

By adopting an investor mindset, you'll reel in the Venture Capitalist funds.
Rob Biederman
Ex-Google Exec Andy Rubin Raises $48 Million for Incubator
Investors

Ex-Google Exec Andy Rubin Raises $48 Million for Incubator

Android co-founder's new effort raises money.
Venture-Backed U.S. IPOs Hit Lowest Levels in Two Years
IPOs

Venture-Backed U.S. IPOs Hit Lowest Levels in Two Years

This, according to data from the National Venture Capital Association and Thomson Reuters.
Realistic Strategies for Seeking Investor Funding for Research and Development
Investors

Realistic Strategies for Seeking Investor Funding for Research and Development

If you're developing new and unproven technology, keep these six stages in mind as you seek financial backing.
Martin Zwilling