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Best Advice from Billionaire Investors for Entrepreneurs (Infographic)
Leadership

Best Advice from Billionaire Investors for Entrepreneurs (Infographic)

Warren Buffett, Carlos Slim, Carl Ichan, George Soros and a handful of other billionaires give their best advice for startups.
Catherine Clifford
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Advisory Board 101: How to Avoid the Advisor Fizzle
Advisory Board 101

Advisory Board 101: How to Avoid the Advisor Fizzle

To ensure you get the most out of your advisory board, entrepreneurs need to invest time and energy into this relationship. Otherwise, they can be a waste of time for both parties.
Jessica Alter
3 Ways To Perfect Your Pitch
The Grind

3 Ways To Perfect Your Pitch

If done correctly, pitching to clients, investors and partners can open doors for a startup, helping a company catapult to the next level. If done incorrectly, disaster can ensue.
AJ Agrawal
Need to Raise Money for Your Startup? This Book Might Be For You.
Raising Money

Need to Raise Money for Your Startup? This Book Might Be For You.

In this video, Entrepreneur.com contributor John Rampton talks about a book that explains a topic that's very important to serious business owners: raising money.
Jason Fell
The Art of Business Pitching Has Changed. Are You on Board?
Business Pitches

The Art of Business Pitching Has Changed. Are You on Board?

Presentations are changing, becoming more visual, but the pictures can't do all the talking. Early sales figures speak strongly to investors.
Tim Berry
These Two Innovative Diagnostic Devices Just Scored Big Funding
Innovation

These Two Innovative Diagnostic Devices Just Scored Big Funding

One is for early detection of ovarian cancer, the other is a microendoscope that gynecologists can use in their exam rooms. Both aim to make a difference in patients' lives.
Michelle Goodman
Getting the Most From Your Startup's Board of Directors
The Grind

Getting the Most From Your Startup's Board of Directors

Forming a board of directors is no easy feat. So don't waste this precious resource, milk it for all its worth.
David Chait
Don't Let These 7 Excuses Sink Your Startup
Failure

Don't Let These 7 Excuses Sink Your Startup

Rather than quitting, look for alternatives: pivot the business model or merge with new partners for support.
Martin Zwilling
How to Get Former Employers and Co-Workers to Invest in Your Startup
Investors

How to Get Former Employers and Co-Workers to Invest in Your Startup

Three tips to keep in mind when asking people who once managed or worked with you for money.
Michelle Goodman
The Gospel of Guy Kawasaki: 4 Startup Secrets to Getting Growth Right
Growth Strategies

The Gospel of Guy Kawasaki: 4 Startup Secrets to Getting Growth Right

The noted tech evangelist shares why entrepreneurs should imbue their businesses with deeper meaning, and how the venture capital funding paradigm has radically shifted.
Geoff Weiss
Inside the Mind of Big-Time Investor Fred Wilson
Fred Wilson

Inside the Mind of Big-Time Investor Fred Wilson

In this question-and-answer interview, Wilson discusses retirement, Tumblr's exit and getting over a difficult year.
Alyson Shontell
5 Signs You Need Investors -- Stat!
Finance

5 Signs You Need Investors -- Stat!

Learning when it's time to call for capital can be tricky, but it could be potentially lifesaving for your business.
Matthew Toren
Determining Board Control Doesn't Have to Be Stressful. Here's What to Do.
Board of Directors

Determining Board Control Doesn't Have to Be Stressful. Here's What to Do.

If entrepreneurs raise a round of capital the more than likely will face the angst-inducing conundrum of determining board structure. Here are a few pointers.
Bo Yaghmaie
The Money-Raising Marathon: Preparing to Pitch Investors
Pitching investors

The Money-Raising Marathon: Preparing to Pitch Investors

Pitching to investors can be a full-time job, but if you prepare yourself for meetings, it can save you precious time.
Kep Sweeney and Ken Wiles