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For Your Startup to Thrive, You Need to Build Value for More Than Just Customers
Startup Basics

For Your Startup to Thrive, You Need to Build Value for More Than Just Customers

Aim to provide substantial value to multiple other parties involved in the life cycle of your business.
Adam Callinan
The Most Difficult Question I Ask Founders
Pitching investors

The Most Difficult Question I Ask Founders

Keep this in mind the next time you pitch an investor.
The Truth Behind 12 Common Startup Funding Myths
Funding

The Truth Behind 12 Common Startup Funding Myths

Most inexperienced entrepreneurs have overly optimistic outlooks about how to successfully finance their startups.
Peter Gasca
7 Traits That Will Have You Run With VCs and Soar With Angels
Investors

7 Traits That Will Have You Run With VCs and Soar With Angels

Investors are people, and people are attracted to those that exude confidence and competence.
Martin Zwilling
A Pitch Deck Containing These 15 Slides Is More Likely to Get the Money
Pitching investors

A Pitch Deck Containing These 15 Slides Is More Likely to Get the Money

By playing up the what, who, why and how, investors will have a better idea of why they should partner with your company.
Ron Yekutiel
Thinking of Going Solo? 7 Reasons You Need a Co-Founder.
Co-founders

Thinking of Going Solo? 7 Reasons You Need a Co-Founder.

There are few decisions in business that are more important than deciding whether you'll 'go it alone' or team up.
Adam Callinan
One Thing You Must Never Forget About Investors
Investors

One Thing You Must Never Forget About Investors

Investors are like foxes looking for their next meal. And guess what? You, the entrepreneur, are the rabbit running for your life.
Kai Sato
Pitching for Success: What to Do Before, During and After an Investor Meeting
Investors

Pitching for Success: What to Do Before, During and After an Investor Meeting

To secure an investment, you need to capture the investor's heart, not just his mind.
Ron Yekutiel
How a Startup Made It During Its First Two Years Without Relying on Investors
Finance

How a Startup Made It During Its First Two Years Without Relying on Investors

With a focus on the product and a few 'lucky' breaks, a mobile app developer dives into fundraising for the '99 percent.'
Dan Novaes
This Investor Plans to Launch Another 10 Startups in 2015
Starting a Business

This Investor Plans to Launch Another 10 Startups in 2015

It also plans to work closely with Facebook on advertising.
Activist Investor Urging Yahoo and AOL Merger Discloses Stakes in Both Companies
Mergers

Activist Investor Urging Yahoo and AOL Merger Discloses Stakes in Both Companies

It claims a merger could create up to $1 billion in 'synergies.'
A Disruptor Shakes Up Angel Investing
Angel Investing

A Disruptor Shakes Up Angel Investing

By connecting institutions with the earliest-stage startups, AngelList is upending the system.
Mobile Game Startup Scopely Raises $35 Million
Apps

Mobile Game Startup Scopely Raises $35 Million

The goal is to produce new titles and invest further in building out the technology behind its games distribution network.
7 Steps to an Equity-Crowdfunding Offering
Equity crowdfunding

7 Steps to an Equity-Crowdfunding Offering

Under the JOBS Act, small companies can now sell shares to accredited investors. Here's how to do it.
Gil Michel-Garcia