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What the Founders of Job Platform WayUp Learned About Venture Funding
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What the Founders of Job Platform WayUp Learned About Venture Funding

Having just raised $7.8 million in a Series A round, founder Liz Wessel shares what she learned from the experience.
Alex Iskold
Hometown Glory: Get Startup Grants and Seed Investments From Your City
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Hometown Glory: Get Startup Grants and Seed Investments From Your City

Think globally, but get your financial start locally.
Michelle Goodman
BentoBox, a Startup That Helps Restaurants Build Better Websites, Raises $1.2 Million
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BentoBox, a Startup That Helps Restaurants Build Better Websites, Raises $1.2 Million

Clients include Danny Meyer's Hospitality Group, as well as New York City hotspots The Spotted Pig and The Breslin.
Laura Entis
SCUBA Diving and Seed Money are More Connected Than You Think
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SCUBA Diving and Seed Money are More Connected Than You Think

An expert explains the pitfalls that come after securing funding.
5 Essentials for Maximizing Results From Seed Capital
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5 Essentials for Maximizing Results From Seed Capital

The founder's primary job is stretching those first funds to afford a team, a prototype and a marketing plan.
Peter S. Cohan
How I Met 75 Investors and Raised $650,000
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How I Met 75 Investors and Raised $650,000

Eight tips on what helped make me a successful fundraiser three years ago and has continued to help me ever since.
Aihui Ong
Watch Out for These 9 Seed Funding Gotchas
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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