Investors

Soy Sauce Bottle Designer, Dead at 85, Was Inspired to Create in Destruction's Wake
Inventors

Soy Sauce Bottle Designer, Dead at 85, Was Inspired to Create in Destruction's Wake

Hiroshima native Kenji Ekuan processed the tragic bombings into a creative fuel that resulted in a long and illustrious industrial design career.
Geoff Weiss
How to Explain Cash Flow to Your Stakeholders
Cash Flow

How to Explain Cash Flow to Your Stakeholders

When looking at a statement of cash flows, it's important to highlight the most telling numbers first.
Insider Tips On When, Where and How to Get an Investor's Attention (Infographic)
Finding Investors

Insider Tips On When, Where and How to Get an Investor's Attention (Infographic)

What day of the week will you be most likely to land a meeting with a VC? When should you hit 'send' on that email you have been obsessing over? Where might you have the best change to strategically happen to accidentally 'bump' into an investor?
Catherine Clifford
How a Grassroots Fund Profits From Looking Beyond the Money
Impact Investing

How a Grassroots Fund Profits From Looking Beyond the Money

Harold Rosen and his staff are in the business of helping -- and business is good.
Jessica Pothering
6 Things They Don't Tell You When You Leave the Big Corporate World for Your Own Business
Launching a Business

6 Things They Don't Tell You When You Leave the Big Corporate World for Your Own Business

Here's the valuable advice people often don't mention until the entrepreneur has already set up shop.
Ambareen Musa
To Investors, Startups Without Business Plans Are Expensive Hobbies
Business Plans

To Investors, Startups Without Business Plans Are Expensive Hobbies

One of the quickest ways to kill your credibility and your startup is to offer a poorly written business plan, or none at all.
Martin Zwilling
Mind Over Money: The Brain Chemistry Behind Investing
Emotions

Mind Over Money: The Brain Chemistry Behind Investing

When it comes to making money with investments, it turns out emotions really do count.
Elizabeth MacBride
Box Raises IPO Share Price, Valuation Jumps to $1.67 Billion
IPO

Box Raises IPO Share Price, Valuation Jumps to $1.67 Billion

The company's biggest shareholders include venture capital firms Draper Fisher Jurvetson, U.S. Venture Partners and Coatue Management.
Embrace True Transparency, and You'll Experience More Success
Transparency

Embrace True Transparency, and You'll Experience More Success

Of course, you want to create a winning perception of your business, but there are instances where it's vital to be honest.
Adam Callinan
How to Get a $1 Billion Valuation in Just Eight Months
Valuations

How to Get a $1 Billion Valuation in Just Eight Months

How can Slack, a business software company that makes a product that's less than a year old, be worth more than $1 billion?
Erin Griffith
You Think Your Startup Is Worth How Much?
Funding

You Think Your Startup Is Worth How Much?

Here are five ways to defend your valuation to investors.
Brian Foley
A Startup Founded by Former NASA Scientists Just Landed $95 Million
Investors

A Startup Founded by Former NASA Scientists Just Landed $95 Million

The San Francisco-based private company's list of investors include SpaceX backer Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner.
How to Find Investors Through LinkedIn
Linkedin

How to Find Investors Through LinkedIn

The professional social network has become a tool for identifying and pitching investors.
Michelle Goodman
Non-Disclosures Can Protect Your Idea, or Destroy It
Business Ideas

Non-Disclosures Can Protect Your Idea, or Destroy It

Here are six considerations of when to sign an agreement with investors or other interested parties.
Martin Zwilling