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The Most Difficult Question I Ask Founders
Pitching investors

The Most Difficult Question I Ask Founders

Keep this in mind the next time you pitch an investor.
Grow Your Business Without Drowning in Debt
Raising Capital

Grow Your Business Without Drowning in Debt

What should a startup sacrifice to get the funding to fuel its growth?
John Solari
4 Reasons Why Borrowing Money Is Usually Better Than Giving Up Equity
Borrowing Money

4 Reasons Why Borrowing Money Is Usually Better Than Giving Up Equity

Lots of people dread debt, but when you do the numbers, it's often the smarter move.
Eyal Lifshitz
Uber Raises $1.2 Billion in New Funding Based on a $40 Billion Valuation
Uber

Uber Raises $1.2 Billion in New Funding Based on a $40 Billion Valuation

The San Francisco-based transportation juggernaut announced its most recent raise with a bit of a mea culpa and a promise to be a 'smarter and more humble company.'
Catherine Clifford
Food-Tech Startup Dinner Lab Is Crowdfunding a Cool $2 Million -- From Its Customers
Crowdfunding

Food-Tech Startup Dinner Lab Is Crowdfunding a Cool $2 Million -- From Its Customers

The New Orleans-based pop-up event and private catering company is reaching out to its members for it's latest funding round.
Catherine Clifford
Americans Score an 'F' on Retirement Know-How, Survey Says
Retirement Planning

Americans Score an 'F' on Retirement Know-How, Survey Says

Do you know when to start drawing Social Security payments? What about a safe amount to draw down from savings?
Kelley Holland
Indiegogo Tests Offering Optional Insurance to Protect Against Dubious Campaigns
IndieGoGo

Indiegogo Tests Offering Optional Insurance to Protect Against Dubious Campaigns

In the pilot program backers can pay a small fee in exchange for a guaranteed refund if the product fails to arrive within three months of its estimated delivery date.
Laura Entis
How One Investor Is Finding Profit in Social Change
Impact Investing

How One Investor Is Finding Profit in Social Change

First, his peers laughed at him. Now, they want in on supporting social entrepreneurs.
David Bank
The Truth Behind 12 Common Startup Funding Myths
Funding

The Truth Behind 12 Common Startup Funding Myths

Most inexperienced entrepreneurs have overly optimistic outlooks about how to successfully finance their startups.
Peter Gasca
5 Fears You'll Need to Conquer Before Starting a Business
Fear

5 Fears You'll Need to Conquer Before Starting a Business

If you're going to be successful as an entrepreneur, you need to be prepared for the risks.
Jayson DeMers
7 Traits That Will Have You Run With VCs and Soar With Angels
Investors

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.
Martin Zwilling
5 Tips for Using Credit Wisely to Boost Holiday Sales
Credit

5 Tips for Using Credit Wisely to Boost Holiday Sales

Done prudently, helping customers to buy now and pay later is a sound strategy for maximizing sales.
Steve Allocca
Waze Co-Founder Says New Startup Is the 'Robin Hood of Wall Street Fees'
Finances

Waze Co-Founder Says New Startup Is the 'Robin Hood of Wall Street Fees'

Uri Levine's new company strives to put money back into the hands of investors and consumers.
Matthew J. Belvedere
A Pitch Deck Containing These 15 Slides Is More Likely to Get the Money
Pitching investors

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.
Ron Yekutiel