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Often entrepreneurs focus on the wrong things during a pitch session, resulting in a strikeout instead of a home run.
Crowdfunding Platform Raises $4 Million to Fund Its Own Growth By -- You Guessed It! -- Crowdfunding.
Equity crowdfunding platform SeedInvest just completed its Series A round of funding by reaching out to investors through its own platform.
5 Critical Questions You Need to Ask a Potential Investor
You are choosing investors as much as they are choosing you. Here are five questions to ask potential investors to make sure you are on the same page.
Airbnb Co-Founder: If Rejection Slows You Down, Entrepreneurship Isn't For You
The apartment-rental platform is no stranger to controversy and criticism, but its founders say determination is everything.
Secure That First Investor, and the Rest Will Come
Venture capital's dirty little secret: investors don't like going it alone.
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Nontraditional financing platforms are rapidly reducing entrepreneurs' cash squeeze while offering investors returns.
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A Foolproof Guide to Raising Capital for Startups
Pass these nine tests and investors will beat a path to your door. Along the way you'll figure out if your firm has a great CEO.
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The Correct Answers to 'How Will You Use My Money?'
Investors need to be assured your business is in good shape. It also helps to not proclaim your desire for a new car.
4 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Do Before Meeting an Investor
You've worked hard to negotiate through the right networks and land this meeting. Don't let a lack of preparation and practice keep you from getting in the game.
5 Early Funding Mistakes that Can Kill Your Company in the Long Run
While entrepreneurs may strive to raise a lot of money or seek a high valuation, these aspirations can end up hurting you down the road.
A High Churn Can Cause Your Business to Crash and Burn
This vital metric can help determine how much your company will grow and can hurt or help your chances of receiving investment money.
Done Deal: Red Lobster Restaurant Chain Sold for $2.1 Billion
Golden Gate Capital, a private equity firm with experience in the restaurant industry, picks up the casual dining seafood chain from Darden Restaurants, Inc.
The Best Way to Ask Friends and Family for Seed Capital
With just a fraction of startups receiving venture capital financing, approach your social circles, with these five pointers in mind.
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