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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Will Corporate Venture Capital Disrupt the Traditional Investment Ecosystem?
Venture Capital

Will Corporate Venture Capital Disrupt the Traditional Investment Ecosystem?

Here's what entrepreneurs need to know when evaluating funding sources for their startups.
Rami Rahal
5 Questions the Right Investor Will Ask You
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5 Questions the Right Investor Will Ask You

Look for someone who will help in ways beyond providing money and become a long-term partner.
Miles Jennings
Richard Branson on How to Raise Money When You're Just Starting Out
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Richard Branson on How to Raise Money When You're Just Starting Out

There are other options besides big time investors.
Richard Branson