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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
Why I Pivoted My Fundraising Strategy
Hint: It's not because I ran out of money.
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.
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.
Secure That First Investor, and the Rest Will Come
Venture capital's dirty little secret: investors don't like going it alone.
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.
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