Startup Financing

News and Articles About Startup Financing

How to Finance a Startup Today
Starting a Business

How to Finance a Startup Today

When the bank of mom and dad shuts down, here are some startup funding resources for you.
Julian Hills
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.
Clinton Global Initiative Kicks Off With a High-Stakes Startup Challenge
Starting a Business

Clinton Global Initiative Kicks Off With a High-Stakes Startup Challenge

The stakes for this year's Hult Prize challengers has never been higher, as they gear up for battle at the Clinton Global Initiative's annual meeting.
Neil Parmar
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
Netscape's 18th Birthday Is Today. Here's Why You Should Care.
Technology

Netscape's 18th Birthday Is Today. Here's Why You Should Care.

Netscape's memory has left a complicated free-market legacy, with some good and bad effects felt nearly two decades down the line.
Ray Hennessey
The Buck Stops Here: How to Make Invoicing Less Excruciating
Starting a Business

The Buck Stops Here: How to Make Invoicing Less Excruciating

To take the sting out of the annoying task of invoicing, consider the tips.
Rebekah Epstein