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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
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
Raising Capital

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
Raising Capital

Richard Branson on How to Raise Money When You're Just Starting Out

There are other options besides big time investors.
Richard Branson
10 Fears You Must Overcome When Starting a New Business
Fear

10 Fears You Must Overcome When Starting a New Business

What's the difference between those who reap profits and the ones who fumble and walk quietly back home? Read on to learn how to stride boldly toward success.
Te-Erika Patterson
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
Mobile Game Startup Scopely Raises $35 Million
Apps

Mobile Game Startup Scopely Raises $35 Million

The goal is to produce new titles and invest further in building out the technology behind its games distribution network.
4 Reasons Not to Confuse Early-Stage Money for Success
Technology

4 Reasons Not to Confuse Early-Stage Money for Success

The rigors of bootstrapping your startup shape company culture, compel innovation and keep control where you want it, in your hands.
Jan Verleur
How One Fitness Entrepreneur Raised $14 Million
Funding

How One Fitness Entrepreneur Raised $14 Million

ClassPass co-founder Payal Kadakia isn't peddling out some new workout method. Instead, her company makes money by riding fitness trend waves.
Sheila Marikar
Don't Ask for Money Until You Assemble a Focus Group
Raising Capital

Don't Ask for Money Until You Assemble a Focus Group

A Babson College lecturer hones in on some essential truths of customer demand with an inexpensive 20-minute test.
Peter S. Cohan
The Next 3 Surges That Will Change the Future of Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

The Next 3 Surges That Will Change the Future of Crowdfunding

The remaining months of 2014 and beyond will hold unexpected twists for those hoping to ride the ever-increasing crowdfunding wave.
David Drake