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Having a killer business idea is key, but it won't necessarily help get your foot in the door when you're looking for funding. Sometimes the best way to grab someone's attention is to get creative.
In launching a startup, a great idea and business acumen are key ingredients. But they're nothing without confidence. Here's how to win over investors, employees and customers.
Virgin's founder weighs in on what questions to ask yourself when determining whether your business will attract investors.
One of the largest -- and richest -- business plan competitions in the country kicks off today.
Fewer private U.S. venture-capital funds are raising money to invest in startups, the National Venture Capital Association says. The biggest players are at the top, the smallest are at the bottom and the midsize firms watch the clock tick.
Why you should look beyond bootstrapping and loans from friends and family to set your company up for success and win investors.
When the grooming-products subscription service went looking for funding, it may have been too soon, says co-founder Katia Beauchamp. Heres a better strategy.
Miami-based venture creates fast time-to-market recipe
When it comes to landing startup capital, crowdfunding can be a young entrepreneur's best friend. Given the new crowdfudning law, though, here are a few changes that'll pay to know sooner than later.
Besides the famed "hockey stick" adoption rate, here are a few ideas for showing investors why they should pay attention to your startup.
When it comes to raising financing, angel investors are increasingly spending with startups. Here's a snapshot of the angel-investor landscape.
Members of the crowdfunding community descended on Washington, D.C., calling for the regulatory agency to finalize rules.
Like entrepreneurs, investors also tend to specialize in certain industries. Here's how to cater to all of them.
A San Francisco-based crowd-funding site draws the eyes and ears of multinational companies General Mills and Procter & Gamble.
Entrepreneur and early-stage venture investor Brad Feld sits down with business coach Antonio Neves to bring you the 411 on how to land him as a mentor or investor.
Owen Davis from NYC Seed suggests building an initial product and showing off your expertise to impress investors.
Barbara Corcoran on angel investing, Gary Vaynerchuck on the entrepreneur's lifestyle, Jane Wurwand on creativity, and more. Presenting our most popular videos of the year.
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.
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.
Attorney Nina Kaufman explains the legal precautions business owners need to take.
Find out which startups are attracting the attention -- and the dollars -- of some of the most high-profile entrepreneurs.
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.
A look at what really happens at business accelerators and why they can be so attractive to ambitious entrepreneurs.