News and Articles About Raising Capital

How Do I Build a Business Plan? (Infographic)
Business Plans

How Do I Build a Business Plan? (Infographic)

Take a look at this infographic for tips on how to write a great business plan.
Nina Zipkin
Why I Think the Hype About Crowdfunding Is Too Good to Be True
Finance

Why I Think the Hype About Crowdfunding Is Too Good to Be True

If you're going to try to fund your startup via crowdfunding, here's what you need to know before taking the plunge.
David Nilssen
Richard Branson's 5 Vital Startup Basics
Starting a Business

Richard Branson's 5 Vital Startup Basics

If you want to get your enterprise up and running, consider these basic steps first.
Richard Branson
As Comment Period Closes, Debate Over Equity Crowdfunding Rules Rages On
Finance

As Comment Period Closes, Debate Over Equity Crowdfunding Rules Rages On

The Securities and Exchange Commission released provisional rules to regulate equity crowdfunding on Oct. 23. The comment period officially ends on Feb. 3, but there is no end in sight to the debate.
Catherine Clifford
Crowdfunding Seen Providing $65 Billion Boost to the Global Economy in 2014 (Infographic)
Finance

Crowdfunding Seen Providing $65 Billion Boost to the Global Economy in 2014 (Infographic)

Fundable, the online platform for both donation and equity-based crowdfunding, has helped startups raise $50 million in 8 months. Here are its projections for the future of crowdfunding.
Catherine Clifford
Where to Get the Money to Build Your Mobile App
Finance

Where to Get the Money to Build Your Mobile App

You have a great idea for an app, but how do you find the funds you need to develop it?
Rahul Varshneya
Is Crowdfunding for You? (Infographic)
Starting a Business

Is Crowdfunding for You? (Infographic)

Before getting involved in crowdfunding, gather inspiration from big successes and learn from major scams.
Kate Taylor
Why It's Harder For Women to Raise VC Funds
Growth Strategies

Why It's Harder For Women to Raise VC Funds

The glass ceiling is still very much intact, but entrepreneurs and VCs have the power to close the gender gap. Here's how.
Lisa Falzone
How the JOBS Act Boosted the IPO Market (Infographic)
Finance

How the JOBS Act Boosted the IPO Market (Infographic)

A look at the companies that have gone public since President Obama passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act in April of 2012.
Catherine Clifford
The Worst Business Plan Mistake Entrepreneurs Make
Starting a Business

The Worst Business Plan Mistake Entrepreneurs Make

If you think you can just hire someone else to do the dirty work of writing your business plan, think again.
Tim Berry
Why Too Many Entrepreneurs Don't Know How to Raise Capital
Finance

Why Too Many Entrepreneurs Don't Know How to Raise Capital

It's a fact: You need money to start and grow your business. Here's the problem most entrepreneurs face when it comes to capital.
Charles H. Green
Your Top 5 Crowdfunding Questions Answered
Finance

Your Top 5 Crowdfunding Questions Answered

A crowdfunding expert answers the most frequently asked questions about this new way of raising startup funds for your business.
Sally Outlaw
Ditch the Business Plan, Get Online and Other Tips for Dealing With Investors
Finance

Ditch the Business Plan, Get Online and Other Tips for Dealing With Investors

Venture capitalist John Frankel offers up advice on how to meet and pitch investors.
John Frankel
How to See Your Startup Through The Eyes of Investors
Finance

How to See Your Startup Through The Eyes of Investors

Understanding exactly what investors want before you go into a VC pitch will help ensure you connect with investors and close the deal.
Peter S. Cohan