Startup Financing

10 Tips That Will Help Launch Your Startup Faster
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10 Tips That Will Help Launch Your Startup Faster

Dying to start your own business? Stop dreaming, and make like Nike...
Neil Patel
How Investors Choose Startups to Finance
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How Investors Choose Startups to Finance

Early-stage investors gather very little information when making a decision. But that makes perfect sense.
Scott Shane
What to Do When Your Funding Vanishes
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What to Do When Your Funding Vanishes

Enthusiastic public announcements aside, sometimes the check doesn't arrive as promised. So put down that champagne and heed the advice of entrepreneurs who've dealt with the disappointment of disappearing capital.
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.
8 Types of Investors That Entrepreneurs Need to Avoid
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8 Types of Investors That Entrepreneurs Need to Avoid

Don't assume that all investors are the same, just because their money is always the same color.
Martin Zwilling
Check Out the Investors You Haven't Considered Yet
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Check Out the Investors You Haven't Considered Yet

Wealthy families have money to invest. Here's how to find it.
Michelle Goodman
The Perils of Short-Term Business Loans
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The Perils of Short-Term Business Loans

Sometimes it makes sense to take a loan at brutal interest rates. More often, it's a sign the business is failing and the time has come to cut losses.
Doug and Polly White
Forecasting Is Hard, But It's Harder to Run a Business Without Doing It
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Forecasting Is Hard, But It's Harder to Run a Business Without Doing It

We're people, we don't know the future, so we are always guessing. But we're not just guessing. We're developing sets of assumptions.
Tim Berry
Tech 'Winter' May Be Coming. Here Is What It Means for Your Startup.
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Tech 'Winter' May Be Coming. Here Is What It Means for Your Startup.

If so-called unicorns are overvalued, it may send reverberations throughout the investment community. Do these five things to be more prepared.
Alex Iskold
What Types of Companies Is Peter Thiel's Founders Fund Actually Investing In?
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What Types of Companies Is Peter Thiel's Founders Fund Actually Investing In?

The recent interests of the former Paypal founder and recognizable venture capitalist provide some insights for entrepreneurs who are seeking funding.
Eric Siu
The Do's and Don'ts of Asking for an Intro to a Venture Capitalist
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The Do's and Don'ts of Asking for an Intro to a Venture Capitalist

If you want to give in front of an investor to pitch your company, you better do some legwork first.
Alex Iskold
The Top 5 Places Entrepreneurs Meet Investors
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The Top 5 Places Entrepreneurs Meet Investors

Savvy entrepreneurs go out of their way to meet the right people. Like anything else in life, it comes down to being in the right place at the right time.
Jayson DeMers
Venture Capital Confidence Hits Two-Year Low
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Venture Capital Confidence Hits Two-Year Low

The second-quarter Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index was released on Tuesday.
Ari Levy
Are You Ready to Seek Funding? This 10-Point Checklist Will Decide.
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Are You Ready to Seek Funding? This 10-Point Checklist Will Decide.

If you start seeking funding before you're ready, you could end up wasting your time and heading toward disappointment.
Jayson DeMers