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Online-Grocery Delivery Service Instacart Lands $220 Million From Kleiner Perkins
The company says it will use the cash to grow into new markets and create new partnerships.
How Smart Startups Survive Investor Due Diligence
This mysterious and dreaded process can kill the whole deal.
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Want to Join the 'Unicorn Club'? Here's What 3 Companies Did to Get There.
Leaders from three software companies valued at more than $1 billion sound off on how to join their ranks.
Food Startup Hampton Creek Raises $90 Million
The company behind Just Mayo has closed its Series C round, which includes investments from an eclectic group from Salesforce's Marc Benioff to Renaissance man Jean Pigozzi.
How to Seek Early-Stage Funding That Won't Spoil Your Startup
Entrepreneurs often anguish over determining the value of their companies. Here are some tips to help avoid mistakes.
The Strategies 4 CEOs Used to Raise $50 Million in Venture Capital
Seeking financing is always a challenge, but you can increase your chances of success with these tips.
PetSmart to Be Sold for $8.7 Billion
The pet supply retailer agreed to be purchased by a private equity consortium following calls by activist investors for a sale.
Twitter Co-Founder Launches 'World Positive' Investing Fund
Ev Williams and a handful of seasoned Silicon Valley entrepreneurs unveil their latest project: Obvious Ventures.
For Your Startup to Thrive, You Need to Build Value for More Than Just Customers
Aim to provide substantial value to multiple other parties involved in the life cycle of your business.
The Most Difficult Question I Ask Founders
Keep this in mind the next time you pitch an investor.
The Truth Behind 12 Common Startup Funding Myths
Most inexperienced entrepreneurs have overly optimistic outlooks about how to successfully finance their startups.
7 Traits That Will Have You Run With VCs and Soar With Angels
Investors are people, and people are attracted to those that exude confidence and competence.
A Pitch Deck Containing These 15 Slides Is More Likely to Get the Money
By playing up the what, who, why and how, investors will have a better idea of why they should partner with your company.
Thinking of Going Solo? 7 Reasons You Need a Co-Founder.
There are few decisions in business that are more important than deciding whether you'll 'go it alone' or team up.
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