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5 Modern Truths About Raising Early-Stage Capital
Startup Investment

5 Modern Truths About Raising Early-Stage Capital

Given that investors increasingly are sophisticated and involved in networks, startup entrepreneurs need to understand the early-stage investment environment.
Peter Gasca
6 Funding Strategies to Start a Business When You're Low on Money
Startup Financing

6 Funding Strategies to Start a Business When You're Low on Money

When you're an entrepreneur, you'd be surprised how quickly you burn through cash.
Deborah Mitchell
Realistic Strategies for Seeking Investor Funding for Research and Development
Investors

Realistic Strategies for Seeking Investor Funding for Research and Development

If you're developing new and unproven technology, keep these six stages in mind as you seek financial backing.
Martin Zwilling
When Seeking an SBA Loan, Remember the 5 C's
Startup Financing

When Seeking an SBA Loan, Remember the 5 C's

Banks analyze these five factors to determine whether to approve your small business loan application.
David Nilssen
Crowdfunding Nearly Tripled Last Year, Becoming a $16 Billion Industry
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Nearly Tripled Last Year, Becoming a $16 Billion Industry

The pace of crowdfunding growth has only been accelerating, according to a new report on the global industry.
Catherine Clifford
When Are You Actually Ready to Launch a Startup?
Startups

When Are You Actually Ready to Launch a Startup?

How about 10 years, the time you'll need to gain expertise in your industry
Peter S. Cohan
How One Startup Accelerator Is Giving Social Impact a Spotlight
Impact Investing

How One Startup Accelerator Is Giving Social Impact a Spotlight

From crowdfunding legal defenses to helping immigrants and ex-cons, Venture Capital allows fledgling business the chance to develop and help underserved populations.
Dennis Price
5 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Pitching Their Ideas to Investors
Pitching investors

5 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Pitching Their Ideas to Investors

While entrepreneurs work hard to get a meeting with an investor, not all come prepared.
Arie Abecassis
4 Tips for Landing Revenue-Based Financing
Financing

4 Tips for Landing Revenue-Based Financing

No profit? No assets? No problem.
Michelle Goodman
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 Steps to Beating the Odds and Winning Startup Capital
Investors

4 Steps to Beating the Odds and Winning Startup Capital

How can an entrepreneur gets the cash instead of being mentally -- if not physically -- dismissed by the investor in the first three minutes?
Peter S. Cohan
8 Questions That Will Help Set the Right Expectations With Investors
Investors

8 Questions That Will Help Set the Right Expectations With Investors

You need to seek an amount that is just right, based on your real needs, and consistent with the capabilities and interests of the investors you are addressing.
Martin Zwilling
Choose an Investor Like You Would a Spouse
Angel Investors

Choose an Investor Like You Would a Spouse

Incompatible goals can lead to business hell. Here are the issues to think through ahead of time.
Tim Berry
5 Questions to Ask About Your Financial Model to Add Real Value To Your Startup
Finance

5 Questions to Ask About Your Financial Model to Add Real Value To Your Startup

For maximum value with the least effort, focus on only the "what ifs" that are the highest priority in your mind for your own startup.
Martin Zwilling