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The bragging rights may be tempting, but achieving a jaw-dropping valuation for your company can cause problems down the line.
Entrepreneurs only have a short window of time to impress investors with the hopes of snagging funds. Here are a few pointers on how to get their attention and hopefully their money.
Your local community is often the best place to start when looking for funding, but if you cant find anyone suitable to work with, the logical next step is to broaden your search.
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Contrary to what many believe, startups do not need to nab funding to make it. Still to be a successful company, an entrepreneur needs to have a solid foundation. Here are five tips on how to do it.
While an absence of funding can feel discouraging, don't let investment serve as the sole barometer for the worth of your enterprise.
While the media often makes raising money seem like a piece of cake, entrepreneurs who have been there know it is the exact opposite. To get the most of your time and resources, figuring out the ideal time to raise money is key.
The new investment group will be called Vayner/RSE.
The term pitching has been ingrained in our head as a means to get funding. Yet, an entrepreneur's spiel could lead to an investor yawning instead of opening up their wallet.
These factors could be against you when you're trying to get ahead. Here's how to overcome them.
If people are willing to open their wallets, that's invaluable information for investors.
With some decisions, it's better to not decide-- yet.
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Confidence among West Coast startup investors has reached a level not seen since 2007. For some VCs, though, the level of excitement is something to be cautious about.
While many people celebrate going public, this new milestone can be challenging on many fronts. Here, we discuss how to keep investors engaged and your board satisfied.
As the Seahawks and the Broncos prepare for the Super Bowl, Washington and Colorado go head to head in venture capital activity.
These three words continue to pop up in companies' earnings reports this quarter.
Darden Restaurants continues to struggle, cutting employees and dealing with investors who are challenging the company's decisions.
Pitching to investors is part of the game. Yet, for many entrepreneurs getting up and presenting your idea can be downright petrifying. Here are a few tips on how to get through the presentation and seal the deal.
A failed business venture is practically a rite of passage. But rather than simply imploding, bowing out with gratitude and grace can help set the stage for future success.
In a letter to investors, the streaming leader vowed to fight a ruling last week that overturned net neutrality laws. Netflix also announced its stronger-than-expected earnings.
In the startup world, selling your vision in a PowerPoint presentation is so passe. To get the attention of VCs, prototypes are a must. Here is why.
Oyster, which employs a business model similar to Netflix, received $14 million in its second round of financing.
With the support of the Commerce Department, company executives can travel to regions of interest and meet with potential investors, which may be the boost some franchises need to expand their concepts into international brands.
After disappointing sales, Chuck E. Cheese's parent company is reportedly exploring a potential sale.