Raising Capital http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/raising-capital The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Raising Capital en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:15:00 GMT 25 Reasons I Will Not Invest in Your Startup What’s the point in losing money on purpose? Here are some telltale clues that your business is not a sound proposition. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236999 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236999 John Rampton Go Fund Yourself Don’t waste time chasing investors. A myriad of options exist for ambitious entrepreneurs seeking to expand their startup and in need of financing. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237311 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237311 Sally Outlaw Everything You Need for a Winning Crowdfunding Campaign (Infographic) Here's a statistical breakdown of all of the completed campaigns on Indiegogo and Kickstarter as of early August. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:48:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236974 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236974 Catherine Clifford Want to Get a VC's Attention? Make Sure You Do These 6 Things. Raising capital is perhaps the most difficult challenge any entrepreneur faces in starting a business. Here are a few tips to make it less daunting. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236699 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236699 David Drake The 9 Things You Should Never Do When Pitching Investors When pitching investors it is important to get it right the first time – as often this is the only chance you got. So avoid these nine major blunders. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236201 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236201 Ricky Pelletier Dress Well and Leave the 'Umms' at Home -- 5 Ways to Ace an Investor Pitch There’s one thing worse than watching an entrepreneur crumble under a fatal barrage of questions. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235421 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235421 Eric Schiffer When Angel Investors Reject Your Plan If those you've approached for money say no, try to figure out why. Maybe it will lead to some good news. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235515 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235515 Tim Berry What a VC Insider Learned in the Past 10 Years About Startup Funding Our expert Bo Yaghmaie explains how entrepreneurs should prepare for the worst. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235453 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235453 Bo Yaghmaie Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Bo Yaghmaie. Assisting startups and major corporations with financing, Bo Yagmaie is looking to take entrepreneurs questions relating to VCs, funding and corporate formation. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235286 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235286 Andrea Huspeni Crowdfunding Can Be Really Effective -- If You Know What You're Doing This source of raising capital can secure significant cash for a startup as well as publicity and contacts. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234516 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234516 Kendall Almerico 3 Ways Entrepreneurs Swing and Miss at a Funding Pitch Often entrepreneurs focus on the wrong things during a pitch session, resulting in a strikeout instead of a home run. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234840 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234840 Bryan Stolle Why I Pivoted My Fundraising Strategy Hint: It’s not because I ran out of money. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234761 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234761 Sarah Haselkorn Crowdfunding Platform Raises $4 Million to Fund Its Own Growth By -- You Guessed It! -- Crowdfunding. Equity crowdfunding platform SeedInvest just completed its Series A round of funding by reaching out to investors through its own platform. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 17:53:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234754 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234754 Catherine Clifford 3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail to Secure Funding The necessity of learning from past failures and adjusting your investor pitch to avoid the mistakes that have led many other startups down the road to failure has never been more important. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234604 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234604 Paul Jackson Secure That First Investor, and the Rest Will Come Venture capital's dirty little secret: investors don't like going it alone. Sat, 07 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234007 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234007 Sam Hogg The Top 10 Lessons Learned in the Trenches of Startup Year 1 The co-founder of a new Cincinnati company shares what he learned about pitching, fundraising and claiming small victories. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 21:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234472 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234472 Blake Smith Enlist Twitter for Crowdfunding Success Those 140-character posts are perfect for driving traffic to your campaign because of their reach and speed in sharing news. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234427 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234427 Kendall Almerico The One Habit That Can Make or Break Your Success Why simply being on time can help you have it all. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 14:57:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235558 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235558 Nina Zipkin Eureka -- a New Product Idea! Now Ask These 5 Questions. Before you quit your job and cash in your 401(k), take a step back and evaluate. Thu, 29 May 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234312 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234312 Louis Foreman A Foolproof Guide to Raising Capital for Startups Pass these nine tests and investors will beat a path to your door. Along the way you'll figure out if your firm has a great CEO. Fri, 23 May 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234156 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234156 Peter S. Cohan