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What Industries Venture Capitalists Are Hot For
Finance

What Industries Venture Capitalists Are Hot For

Dow Jones VentureSource released its U.S. venture capital report today showing where VCs were investing, both by industry and geographically in 2013.
Catherine Clifford
The Right Way to Ask Your Parents to Finance Your Business
Finance

The Right Way to Ask Your Parents to Finance Your Business

4 things to consider before asking mom and dad for money.
Michelle Goodman
Why Too Many Startups Run Out of Money Too Fast
Marketing

Why Too Many Startups Run Out of Money Too Fast

Many startups run out of money soon after they launch, missing out on success before they even have a fighting chance.
George Deeb
10 of the Most Innovative and Bizarre of the Top 100 Crowdfunded Companies
Finance

10 of the Most Innovative and Bizarre of the Top 100 Crowdfunded Companies

There are plenty of intriguing companies on our Top 100 list, but from glowing plants to a life-sized origami boat, here's a look about some of the most bizarre.
Entrepreneur Staff
The Basics of Home Equity Financing
Finance

The Basics of Home Equity Financing

Raise money for your business from your house, but beware of losing the roof over your head.
Why Equity Crowdfunding Is a Terrible Idea
Starting a Business

Why Equity Crowdfunding Is a Terrible Idea

Equity crowdfunding proposes a fair shot for all entrepreneurs, but as with most things in a capitalist structure, only the strong will survive.
Jeff Wald
The Pros and Cons of Working for Equity
Starting a Business

The Pros and Cons of Working for Equity

From scope creep to the opportunity to cash in, a look at the good and bad of working in exchange for equity.
Susan Johnston
Finance

The Basics of Using Credit Cards to Fund Your New Business

Don't swipe the plastic too carelessly, because it's a double-edged sword.
The Basics of Crowdfunding
Finance

The Basics of Crowdfunding

Small investments from a lot of people can equal a lot of money.
The Ins and Outs of Raising Money From Friends and Family
Finance

The Ins and Outs of Raising Money From Friends and Family

Make your personal network your first investors, but don't make it too informal.
Why Joining an Accelerator Isn't for Every Startup
Starting a Business

Why Joining an Accelerator Isn't for Every Startup

Co-founder of nonprofit Practice Makes Perfect dishes on what he wished he would have known before joining an accelerator.
Karim Abouelnaga
6 Tips for Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch
Finance

6 Tips for Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch

When all you have is 60 seconds, you'd better make them count. College entrepreneur Dwight Peters offers his top tips for polishing up your elevator pitch.
Dwight Peters
New Global Conference for Tech Startups Lands in Unexpected U.S. City
Technology

New Global Conference for Tech Startups Lands in Unexpected U.S. City

The three-day Startup Phenomenon conference will focus on how communities can foster entrepreneurship.
Brian Patrick Eha
An Upscale Pawnbroker Offers an Alternative Form of Financing
Finance

An Upscale Pawnbroker Offers an Alternative Form of Financing

A men's clothing retailer pawns his Harley-Davidson to keep his store open.
Michelle Goodman