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Why Too Much Venture Capital Can Be a Problem
Venture Capital

Why Too Much Venture Capital Can Be a Problem

While venture capital is an essential part of the engine that drives capitalism., having too much cash can cause issues.
Mona Bijoor
8 Questions That Will Help Set the Right Expectations With Investors
Investors

8 Questions That Will Help Set the Right Expectations With Investors

You need to seek an amount that is just right, based on your real needs, and consistent with the capabilities and interests of the investors you are addressing.
Martin Zwilling
4 Options for Raising Capital From Friends, Investors or Even the Feds
Raising Capital

4 Options for Raising Capital From Friends, Investors or Even the Feds

Few entrepreneurs are self funded, all the rest need to jump through hoops and negotiate a web of rules.
John Boitnott
VC 100: The Top Investors in Early-Stage Startups
VC 100

VC 100: The Top Investors in Early-Stage Startups

Check out this 2014 snapshot of the top 100 U.S. venture capital firms, corporate VCs, and other market players funding early-stage deals.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Snapchat Seeks New Funding at Up to $19 Billion Valuation
Snapchat

Snapchat Seeks New Funding at Up to $19 Billion Valuation

The popular messaging app is looking to raise as much as $500 million.
6 Tips for Overcoming a 'No' When Seeking Funding
Raising Capital

6 Tips for Overcoming a 'No' When Seeking Funding

Encountering a rejection from an angel investor, friend or crowdfunder can be disheartening. But it just may be a signal to try new approaches.
Jayson DeMers
7 Tips for an Investment Pitch That Excites and Inspires
Raising Capital

7 Tips for an Investment Pitch That Excites and Inspires

Seeking your first round of capital can be a daunting task. Here's how to effectively position your venture by telling a compelling story that will entice investors.
Miles Jennings
5 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Can Overcome the Funding Gap
Raising Capital

5 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Can Overcome the Funding Gap

Taking advantage of the resources and mentors available can help you overcome the hurdles to financing your startup.
Zeynep Ilgaz
Box Raises IPO Share Price, Valuation Jumps to $1.67 Billion
IPO

Box Raises IPO Share Price, Valuation Jumps to $1.67 Billion

The company's biggest shareholders include venture capital firms Draper Fisher Jurvetson, U.S. Venture Partners and Coatue Management.
Here's How to Grab an Investor's Attention and Land Funding
Ask the Expert

Here's How to Grab an Investor's Attention and Land Funding

In an environment where many startups are seeking funding but few get it, entrepreneurs need to know how to stand out.
Lori Hoberman
Why Venture Capitalists Are Turning to Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

Why Venture Capitalists Are Turning to Crowdfunding

These platforms let potential investors screen startups and do their due-diligence check in a convenient, standardized fashion.
Judd Hollas
9 Extremely Clever Startup Funding Stories
Raising Capital

9 Extremely Clever Startup Funding Stories

No launch capital? Don't let it stop you. See what these entrepreneurs did.
Te-Erika Patterson
Career Website Glassdoor Nabs $70 Million in Latest Round
Funding

Career Website Glassdoor Nabs $70 Million in Latest Round

Google along with existing investors Tiger Global, Battery Ventures and Sutter Hill Ventures participated in the latest round.
6 Things That Aspiring Entrepreneurs Must Consider and Do
Launching a Business

6 Things That Aspiring Entrepreneurs Must Consider and Do

Leaders of startups can set out to try make the world better by refining their new product so their venture survives.
Peter S. Cohan