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Venture capitalist, author and professor Peter S. Cohan answer readers’ top questions about entrepreneurship.
One of Shark Tank's first entrepreneurs, Tiffany Krumins, talks about dealing with cancer, giving up half of her equity, and the challenges of getting her product made in the U.S.
A look at what's hot and what's not, when it comes to the industries attracting the most funding.
Student entrepreneur Eric Muli reveals how hard work, rejection and a little luck helped him land an investor for his startup.
Don't let the tech and start-up blogs fool you, finding an investor to part with big money is neither common nor easy. Here, the co-founder of CrowdTwist gives his top lessons for success.
Many business owners fail. It's what you do with those lessons learned that counts.
Don't hide behind jargon. Seasoned investors know B.S. when they hear it.
When asking anyone to help fund your startup, you'll at least need a business plan first. Here's what it should include.
A business plan is the minimum requirement you need before asking anyone for money to build your business. Here is what it should include.
Consider these tips before you seek funding for your startup, whether from angel investors or VCs.
You don't have to be Bill Gates to make a difference as a social entrepreneur. Here's how Ron Cordes is using the financial empire he built to help others.
For the third quarter in a row, the market for venture capital shrank, continuing a long-term trend in the industry.
Inventors and entrepreneurs made their case on the debut episode of PBS's "Everyday Edisons" new season, but not all of them seemed quite ready to do so.
Facebook's IPO filing reveals a great deal about the company. Here's a brief overview.
This week's upcoming 'Shark Tank' episode spotlights the importance of learning one often-overlooked overlooked skill: When to stop selling and close the deal.
Business ownership is all about being your own boss and getting to call the shots, except when investors, partners, your spouse or even your mom butt in. How do you stay in control?
Entrepreneur and finance expert Asheesh Advani shares his best tips for finding capital in a difficult economy.
When you've got a business idea, it's easy to get excited and start talking it up to possible investors. But if it's too soon, that can mean missed opportunities.
Quirky founder Ben Kaufman explains why the biggest money mistake is accepting funds from the wrong people. Always make sure potential investors are aligned with your business interests first.
The celebrity entrepreneur offers his advice on building successful partnerships.
Don't go for the big number when negotiating with investors, says serial entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal, founder of RadiumOne and author of 'The Dream.'
Guy Kawasaki, author of 'Enchantment,' shares his views on the best way to win over financial backers.
Brad Feld, managing director, the Foundry Group, on the importance of choosing the right business partner before teaming up.
Follow these tips to dodge some of the most common planning pitfalls.
The SEC is forming a small-business committee to review rules that entrepreneurs say make it harder to raise money. But relaxing the rules might not be a good thing.