Investors

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
Now Is a 'Fantastic Time' to Invest in Startups, VC Says
Valuations

Now Is a 'Fantastic Time' to Invest in Startups, VC Says

Despite concerns of a tech bubble, at least one venture capitalist thinks most of today's heavily funded startups warrant their valuations.
Jacob Pramuk
This Woman Might Be the Most Successful Impact Investor You've Never Heard Of
Impact Investing

This Woman Might Be the Most Successful Impact Investor You've Never Heard Of

How New York-based Sari Miller is making a difference around the world.
David Bank
3 Must-Haves to Raising Money Without a Product
Investors

3 Must-Haves to Raising Money Without a Product

Yes, it's completely possible to win the backing of investors without something physical to show.
Andrew Medal
Zynga to Face Lawsuit Alleging Fraud Tied to IPO
Legal Issues

Zynga to Face Lawsuit Alleging Fraud Tied to IPO

The 'FarmVille' maker is accused of defrauding shareholders about its prospects before and after going public in 2011.
SEC: Startups Can Now Raise $50 Million in 'Mini IPO'
Jobs Act

SEC: Startups Can Now Raise $50 Million in 'Mini IPO'

Previously, companies were allowed to raise up to $5 million.
Kendall Almerico
Is Twitter Big Enough to Be in Venture Capital?
Venture Capital

Is Twitter Big Enough to Be in Venture Capital?

The San Francisco-based company's cash position is a fraction of the biggest tech companies. And yet Twitter Ventures is open for business.
Ari Levy
Financing Face-Off: Debt vs. Equity
Ask the Money Guy

Financing Face-Off: Debt vs. Equity

One offers more money while the other allows for more control. The Money Guy breaks down the pros and cons of each option.
This Entrepreneur Might Be the 'Best' in Shark Tank's History
Shark Tank

This Entrepreneur Might Be the 'Best' in Shark Tank's History

Investor Robert Herjavec said, 'You are probably one of the, if not the best entrepreneur we've had here.'
Richard Feloni
Latest Funding Round Values Lyft at $2.5 Billion
Valuations

Latest Funding Round Values Lyft at $2.5 Billion

The ride-sharing service raised $530 million in a round led by Japanese online retailer Rakuten.
4 Steps to Beating the Odds and Winning Startup Capital
Investors

4 Steps to Beating the Odds and Winning Startup Capital

How can an entrepreneur gets the cash instead of being mentally -- if not physically -- dismissed by the investor in the first three minutes?
Peter S. Cohan
Shake Shack Investors Feeling Indigestion
Shake Shack

Shake Shack Investors Feeling Indigestion

Sales soar in the burger chain's first quarter as a publicly traded company but shares take a hit.
John Kell
Snapchat Management Holds Talks With Saudi's Prince Alwaleed
Snapchat

Snapchat Management Holds Talks With Saudi's Prince Alwaleed

The mobile messaging app is looking abroad for additional funding.