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How Industry Analysts Can Help Entrepreneurs Raise Money
Fundraising

How Industry Analysts Can Help Entrepreneurs Raise Money

Getting venture capital funding is a constant game of selling, and it's far easier to sell yourself if independent third-party experts rave about you.
Andrew Hsu
8 Smart Things to Do When You Find Your Capital Isn't Enough
Ready To Launch

8 Smart Things to Do When You Find Your Capital Isn't Enough

Ever hear how the founders of Airbnb sold 'Obama O's' and 'Cap'n McCain's' fictitious cereals to help fund their startup?
Toby Nwazor
What a 1990 Chevy Pickup Truck Purchase Taught Me About Raising Capital
Raising Capital

What a 1990 Chevy Pickup Truck Purchase Taught Me About Raising Capital

I didn't really need the truck back in 1991, but I learned to look for opportunities before I thought it was the right time.
Doug Winter
7 Investor Questions Startup Entrepreneurs Need to Know How to Answer
Pitching Investors

7 Investor Questions Startup Entrepreneurs Need to Know How to Answer

You have more of a chance of attracting investors if you can speak to these seven critical areas of a new business idea.
Peter Gasca
7 Ways to Bootstrap Your Business to Success
Ready To Launch

7 Ways to Bootstrap Your Business to Success

You don't need a lot of money upfront to build up a startup. Here's why.
Martin Zwilling
Everyone Pays to Raise Money
Raising Capital

Everyone Pays to Raise Money

One way or another, entrepreneurs always pay to obtain capital.
Scott Shane
The 9 Advantages of Franchising
Small Business - Big Impact

The 9 Advantages of Franchising

Is franchising right for you? Get the skinny on the nine things franchising offers that may benefit your business.
Mark Siebert
Avoid These 7 Mistakes When Pitching to Big-Time VCs
Funding

Avoid These 7 Mistakes When Pitching to Big-Time VCs

While there is no universal answer as to how a startup successfully closes a great funding round, there are several issues that usually kill a VC's interest.
Ravin Gandhi
Airbnb Reportedly Raises Another $100 Million in Funding
Airbnb

Airbnb Reportedly Raises Another $100 Million in Funding

The home-sharing startup expects to be profitable in 2016, a source says.
5 Wrong Answers When Pitching Investors for Capital
Pitching Investors

5 Wrong Answers When Pitching Investors for Capital

If you don't know each and every detail of your business, why would an investor want to work with you?
Richard Maclean
5 Rules for Closing the Deal With Investors
Starting a Business

5 Rules for Closing the Deal With Investors

Don't underestimate how much you will need and don't overestimate how soon there will revenue.
Michael L. F. Slavin
7 Tips For Businesses Looking for EB-5 Funding
Raising Capital

7 Tips For Businesses Looking for EB-5 Funding

The EB-5 program paves foreign investors a path to U.S. citizenship when they invest in American job-creating projects.
Shai Zamanian and Preeya Malik
How Much Does a Person Typically Donate to a Kickstarter Campaign? Here's Your Answer.
Kickstarter

How Much Does a Person Typically Donate to a Kickstarter Campaign? Here's Your Answer.

The crowdfunding giant, which has seen more than $2 billion in donations to projects on its platform, released a slew of data about user activity.
Catherine Clifford
Raising Money? Kick High When Pitching Venture Capitalists.
Raising Capital

Raising Money? Kick High When Pitching Venture Capitalists.

This VC says look to Bruce Lee -- be creative, humble and even risky to get noticed by a potential investor.
Jonathon Triest