Seed Funding

News and Articles About Seed Funding

Watch Out for These 9 Seed Funding Gotchas
Fundraising

Watch Out for These 9 Seed Funding Gotchas

Don't rush into fundraising too early or without a plan.
Alex Iskold
This Mobile Seed Fund Just Added Two More Partners
Seed Funding

This Mobile Seed Fund Just Added Two More Partners

Silicon Valley-based Tandem has added former Google and Yahoo executive Shashi Seth and co-founder of couchsurfing.com Daniel Hoffer as partners.
Kate Taylor
Revenue Is the Only Funding Your Startup Should Seek
Startup Funding

Revenue Is the Only Funding Your Startup Should Seek

Forget VC money. Stick to "Series R."
Chris Savage
Avoid the Seed-Funding Surge Trap With These 8 Tips
Startup Financing

Avoid the Seed-Funding Surge Trap With These 8 Tips

A seasoned investor provides tips for startups to dodge the challenges created by the increasing availability of seed funding.
Peter Gasca
4 Options for Raising Capital From Friends, Investors or Even the Feds
Raising Capital

4 Options for Raising Capital From Friends, Investors or Even the Feds

Few entrepreneurs are self funded, all the rest need to jump through hoops and negotiate a web of rules.
John Boitnott
How Carmelo Anthony Is Becoming a Tech Player
Alleynyc

How Carmelo Anthony Is Becoming a Tech Player

Carmelo Anthony and his partner have launched a seed fund to focus on digital media.
Jason Saltzman
6 Tough and Timeless Startup Lessons
Startup Funding

6 Tough and Timeless Startup Lessons

Success requires the confidence to begin and the humilty to listen when trustworthy people tell you what isn't working.
Ankit Oberoi
Meet Ocho, the Social Video Startup That Caught Mark Cuban's Eye
Apps

Meet Ocho, the Social Video Startup That Caught Mark Cuban's Eye

How many seconds does it take to shake up the social video game? Jourdan Urbach and Jonathan Swerdlin are betting eight seconds will do the trick. Comment trolls need not apply.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
12 Tips for Finding Seed Funding, Starting With a Close Look at Your Pocket
Seed Funding

12 Tips for Finding Seed Funding, Starting With a Close Look at Your Pocket

Raising money is an intricate web of objective fact, blind faith and calculations about whether you stay in control of your venture or hand it over to investors.
Edmond Dougherty
Beyond the Big Guys: 13 Smaller VCs to Keep on Your Radar (Infographic)
Venture Capital

Beyond the Big Guys: 13 Smaller VCs to Keep on Your Radar (Infographic)

A look at up-and-coming venture capital firms and what they like to invest in.
Catherine Clifford
Hoping to Strike Off-Court Gold, Carmelo Anthony Launches a VC Firm
Venture Capital Firms

Hoping to Strike Off-Court Gold, Carmelo Anthony Launches a VC Firm

The NBA star has partnered with former NBC executive Stuart Goldfab to create M7 Tech Partners, a venture capital firm that will invest in early-stage startups.
Laura Entis
6 Questions to Determine If a Potential Investor Is the Right Investor
Venture Capital

6 Questions to Determine If a Potential Investor Is the Right Investor

Entrepreneurs need to scrutinize potential investors as closely as investors study the potential investment.
Murray Newlands
The Best Way to Ask Friends and Family for Seed Capital
Startup Financing

The Best Way to Ask Friends and Family for Seed Capital

With just a fraction of startups receiving venture capital financing, approach your social circles, with these five pointers in mind.
Jamie Pennington
These Two Innovative Diagnostic Devices Just Scored Big Funding
Innovation

These Two Innovative Diagnostic Devices Just Scored Big Funding

One is for early detection of ovarian cancer, the other is a microendoscope that gynecologists can use in their exam rooms. Both aim to make a difference in patients' lives.
Michelle Goodman