Seed funding http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/seed-funding The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Seed funding en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:43:00 GMT 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. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:43:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235794 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235794 Laura Entis 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. 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. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235204 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235204 Murray Newlands Entrepreneurs need to scrutinize potential investors as closely as investors study the potential investment. 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. Thu, 15 May 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233926 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233926 Jamie Pennington With just a fraction of startups receiving venture capital financing, approach your social circles, with these five pointers in mind. 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. Thu, 01 May 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233170 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233170 Michelle Goodman 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. Why This Curated Market for Indie Hardware Is Gaining Traction Grand St., a curator of independently made electronics and related gear, is one of the few channels to tackle the sprawling maker marketplace. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232120 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232120 John Patrick Pullen Grand St., a curator of independently made electronics and related gear, is one of the few channels to tackle the sprawling maker marketplace. Paul Graham Steps Down as President of Y Combinator Sam Altman, previously a co-founder and CEO of the location-based social networking mobile application Loopt, will take the reins when Graham departs. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 20:45:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231723 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231723 Laura Entis Sam Altman, previously a co-founder and CEO of the location-based social networking mobile application Loopt, will take the reins when Graham departs. Online Marketplace Abe's Market to Start Funding Organic Businesses The team behind online marketplace Abe's Market already gives natural product entrepreneurs a platform to showcase their products. Now, they want to help them grow their businesses by making direct investments. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231558 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231558 Laura Entis The team behind online marketplace Abe's Market already gives natural product entrepreneurs a platform to showcase their products. Now, they want to help them grow their businesses by making direct investments. Calling All Dreamers: Disney Is Launching a Startup Accelerator Program The Magic Kingdom has announced a startup accelerator program that will provide 10 budding tech companies with $120,000 and invaluable mentoring. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 16:21:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231509 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231509 Geoff Weiss The Magic Kingdom has announced a startup accelerator program that will provide 10 budding tech companies with $120,000 and invaluable mentoring. Entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk Launches Seed Fund for Startups The new investment group will be called Vayner/RSE. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 16:03:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231508 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231508 Jason Fell The new investment group will be called Vayner/RSE. Why So Many Startups Never Reach Their Second Funding Round Seed funding often gives a company more opportunities to fail, not succeed. Mon, 03 Feb 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229746 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229746 Sam Hogg Seed funding often gives a company more opportunities to fail, not succeed. 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? Wed, 08 Jan 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230600 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230600 Rahul Varshneya You have a great idea for an app, but how do you find the funds you need to develop it? Bitcoin Startups Get Their Own Silicon Valley Accelerator Plug and Play Tech Center is launching an accelerator program exclusively for Bitcoin startups, and it's making other investments in the Bitcoin space as well. Fri, 15 Nov 2013 20:20:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229960 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229960 Brian Patrick Eha Plug and Play Tech Center is launching an accelerator program exclusively for Bitcoin startups, and it's making other investments in the Bitcoin space as well. Launching Today: Silicon Valley Venture Fund for Big Data Startups Data Elite wants to fill a need for big data startups that aren't satisfied by generic startup incubators and investment funds. And it has major backers ready to make sure it succeeds. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 17:45:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229495 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229495 Brian Patrick Eha Data Elite wants to fill a need for big data startups that aren't satisfied by generic startup incubators and investment funds. And it has major backers ready to make sure it succeeds. The Art and Science of Company Valuations (Infographic) See a visual explanation of how young companies are valued, in some cases before they're even making money. Tue, 02 Jul 2013 10:10:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227273 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227273 Catherine Clifford See a visual explanation of how young companies are valued, in some cases before they're even making money. From Renting Bedrooms on Airbnb to $1.5 Million in Venture Capital: Lessons in Resourceful Startup Funding Tracy DiNunzio, the founder of online fashion marketplace Tradesy, shares her best advice for accessing startup funding when you are a statistical outlier. Fri, 10 May 2013 09:08:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226597 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226597 Catherine Clifford Tracy DiNunzio, the founder of online fashion marketplace Tradesy, shares her best advice for accessing startup funding when you are a statistical outlier. Angels in America: A Look at Angel Investment Growth Across the U.S. (Infographic) When it comes to raising financing, angel investors are increasingly spending with startups. Here's a snapshot of the angel-investor landscape. Thu, 21 Feb 2013 09:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225887 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225887 Diana Ransom When it comes to raising financing, angel investors are increasingly spending with startups. Here's a snapshot of the angel-investor landscape. Y Combinator's Paul Graham on Why Some Companies Get His Cash and Others Don't Paul Graham spills: Why some companies get his cash and others don't Tue, 22 Feb 2011 14:35:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219377 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219377 Jennifer Wang Paul Graham spills: Why some companies get his cash and others don't