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How to Speak the Language of Venture Capital

How to Speak the Language of Venture Capital

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If you're new to the world of raising money, it helps to know the lingo. Here's a guide to the foreign language investors speak.
December 14, 2012 in Starting a Business
Necessary Start-Up Styles: Why a Hoodie and Jeans Aren't Enough

Necessary Start-Up Styles: Why a Hoodie and Jeans Aren't Enough

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When launching a business, the last thing on your mind is probably your wardrobe. But it shouldn't be. Here, the founders of Hukkster divvy out their start-up fashion advice.
November 7, 2012 in Startup Basics
Video: What You Need to Know Before Taking on InvestorsPlay Video

What You Need to Know Before Taking on Investors (Video)

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Attorney Nina Kaufman explains the legal precautions business owners need to take.
October 30, 2012 in Starting a Business
Photos: 14 Hot Startups Funded by High-Profile Entrepreneurs

14 Hot Startups Funded by High-Profile Entrepreneurs

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Find out which startups are attracting the attention -- and the dollars -- of some of the most high-profile entrepreneurs.
October 30, 2012 in Financing
JJ Ramberg: Focus on the 'Why' to Hook Customers, Investors

JJ Ramberg: Focus on the 'Why' to Hook Customers, Investors

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Sure, you need to tell people "what" you do. But they'll be far more interested in "why" you do it, says TV host and entrepreneur JJ Ramberg.
October 16, 2012 in Finding Customers
Cred, Connections, Cash -- The Workings of a Business Accelerator

Cred, Connections, Cash -- The Workings of a Business Accelerator

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A look at what really happens at business accelerators and why they can be so attractive to ambitious entrepreneurs.
October 2, 2012 in Grow Your Business
The Truth About Getting Funded

The Truth About Getting Funded

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VC funding isn't the end of the entrepreneurial journey, it's the beginning of a new trip -- here's how to navigate it.
September 20, 2012 in Venture Capital

How to Grow Quickly, Without Investors

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Venture capitalist, author and professor Peter S. Cohan answer readers’ top questions about entrepreneurship.
August 29, 2012 in Startup Basics
One Entrepreneur's Rocky Road to Success After 'Shark Tank'

One Entrepreneur's Rocky Road to Success After 'Shark Tank'

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One of Shark Tank's first entrepreneurs, Tiffany Krumins, talks about dealing with cancer, giving up half of her equity, and the challenges of getting her product made in the U.S.
August 24, 2012 in Starting a Business
What Venture Capitalists Are Investing in Right Now

What Venture Capitalists Are Investing in Right Now

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A look at what's hot and what's not, when it comes to the industries attracting the most funding.
July 27, 2012 in Venture Capital

How to Lose that Vital First Investor -- And Succeed Anyway

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Student entrepreneur Eric Muli reveals how hard work, rejection and a little luck helped him land an investor for his startup.
July 25, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
7 Tips to Successful Fundraising for Young Entrepreneurs

7 Tips to Successful Fundraising for Young Entrepreneurs

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Don't let the tech and start-up blogs fool you, finding an investor to part with big money is neither common nor easy. Here, the co-founder of CrowdTwist gives his top lessons for success.
July 13, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
3 Tips for Overcoming Your First Failure

3 Tips for Overcoming Your First Failure

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Many business owners fail. It's what you do with those lessons learned that counts.
June 21, 2012 in Leadership
'J Curve' and Other Buzzwords Investors Don't Want to Hear

'J Curve' and Other Buzzwords Investors Don't Want to Hear

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Don't hide behind jargon. Seasoned investors know B.S. when they hear it.
June 18, 2012 in Angel Investors
How to Craft a Business Plan That Will Turn Investors' Heads

How to Craft a Business Plan That Will Turn Investors' Heads

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When asking anyone to help fund your startup, you'll at least need a business plan first. Here's what it should include.
June 15, 2012 in Your Business Plan

How to Craft a Business Plan That'll Turn Investors' Heads

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A business plan is the minimum requirement you need before asking anyone for money to build your business. Here is what it should include.
June 6, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
3 Things You Must Know Before Pitching Investors

3 Things You Must Know Before Pitching Investors

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Consider these tips before you seek funding for your startup, whether from angel investors or VCs.
May 18, 2012 in Venture Capital
Impact Investing for the Rest of Us

Impact Investing for the Rest of Us

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You don't have to be Bill Gates to make a difference as a social entrepreneur. Here's how Ron Cordes is using the financial empire he built to help others.
May 6, 2012 in Money
Venture Capital: Fewer Deals, Fewer Dollars

Venture Capital: Fewer Deals, Fewer Dollars

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For the third quarter in a row, the market for venture capital shrank, continuing a long-term trend in the industry.
April 20, 2012 in Venture Capital
Are You Ready to Pitch Your Product to Investors?

Are You Ready to Pitch Your Product to Investors?

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Inventors and entrepreneurs made their case on the debut episode of PBS's "Everyday Edisons" new season, but not all of them seemed quite ready to do so.
April 5, 2012 in Inventing
Zuckerberg's $1 Salary and More: Parsing the Facebook IPO Filing

Zuckerberg's $1 Salary and More: Parsing the Facebook IPO Filing

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Facebook's IPO filing reveals a great deal about the company. Here's a brief overview.
February 2, 2012 in IPOs and DPOs
Does Your Business Know When to Stop Selling?

Does Your Business Know When to Stop Selling?

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This week's upcoming 'Shark Tank' episode spotlights the importance of learning one often-overlooked overlooked skill: When to stop selling and close the deal.
January 26, 2012 in Closing the Sale
Are You Really in Charge of Your Business?

Are You Really in Charge of Your Business?

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Business ownership is all about being your own boss and getting to call the shots, except when investors, partners, your spouse or even your mom butt in. How do you stay in control?
How to Raise Money for Your Startup -- Now

How to Raise Money for Your Startup -- Now

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Entrepreneur and finance expert Asheesh Advani shares his best tips for finding capital in a difficult economy.
January 11, 2012 in Getting Started
Entrepreneurs: Is Your Idea Ready for Prime Time?

Entrepreneurs: Is Your Idea Ready for Prime Time?

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When you've got a business idea, it's easy to get excited and start talking it up to possible investors. But if it's too soon, that can mean missed opportunities.
December 29, 2011 in Inventing

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