News and Articles About Raising Capital
Understanding exactly what investors want before you go into a VC pitch will help ensure you connect with investors and close the deal.
Entrepreneurs who list on equity-crowdfunding platforms will have an opportunity to raise serious capital. Learn how to manage new expectations, responsibilities and obligations to regulators and shareholders
'Broker-Dealer Lite' Legal Gray Area Puts Entrepreneurs at Risk As JOBS Act Opens Internet to Pitching Accredited Investors
The legality of deals can come into question if 'finders' who connect companies with investors for a fee aren't registered as broker-dealers.
Silicon Valley may still be the king of the U.S.'s startup ecosystem but angel investors are increasingly spreading their wings.
The Security and Exchange Commission's recent lifting of a ban prohibiting entrepreneurs from being public about raising money may have changed the funding game for some. Here's how.
Co-founder of SkyMall Inc. and Worthworm Alan Lobock gives us the skinny on determining pre-money valuation and the major role it plays when raising funds.
Even if your company is profitable, you could still run out of that oh-so-important business lifeblood: cash. Here are some common capital issues to avoid.
The SEC takes a step forward in administering the JOBS Act by lifting the ban on general solicitation.
Co-founder of SkyMall Inc. and Worthworm Alan Lobock provides young entrepreneurs tips on approaching investors.
Looking for money to grow a company or get it off the ground? There are venture capital firms across the country eagerly seeking to fund good business ideas, but fit and size matter.
The opening of your investor pitch is critical. Flounder and you might lose a venture capitalist's attention from the start. Here are five missteps VCs look out for when sitting down with entrepreneurs.
Investor Peter S. Cohan gives us the lowdown about scenarios when a young entrepreneur should turn to investors for funds.
Seeking funding for your business shouldn't be a one-time endeavor. Here are four stages of business development that can serve as a road map for your funding strategy.
If you want investors to be confident in financing your business, show them you know the risks your business is up against and are working to avoid them. Here are five ways to get started.
All you need to know to improve your odds of raising money on the popular crowdfunding site.
CNBC announces a new television show called 'Crowd Rules' where business owners compete for $50,000. The money is awarded based on an audience vote.
Fewer private U.S. venture-capital funds are raising money to invest in startups, the National Venture Capital Association says. The biggest players are at the top, the smallest are at the bottom and the midsize firms watch the clock tick.
Why you should look beyond bootstrapping and loans from friends and family to set your company up for success and win investors.
For many entrepreneurs looking to start a business, getting access to capital can be the make-or-break moment to a successful launch.
From raising capital fast to being innovative, startup advice from the SXSW Interactive festival.
From Silicon Valley to the Gulf Coast, angel investment clubs are looking to fund local startups that solve problems across a variety of industries.
A San Francisco-based crowd-funding site draws the eyes and ears of multinational companies General Mills and Procter & Gamble.
With startup communities popping up in cities across the U.S., you don't have to be in Silicon Valley to start a high-tech business. But can you find funding in rural America?
What's ahead for companies seeking to tap crowdfunding to sell equity stakes online? Lots of waiting.
Student entrepreneur Karim Abouelnaga on how to leverage college resources to land start-up capital.
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