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Why Venture Capitalists and Entrepreneurs Often Don't See Eye to Eye
Finance

Why Venture Capitalists and Entrepreneurs Often Don't See Eye to Eye

The National Venture Capital Association released its first brand influence study on the venture capital industry today.
Catherine Clifford
Funding Options For Keeping Control of Your Business
Finance

Funding Options For Keeping Control of Your Business

If you don't want to give up control of your business to outside investors, consider crowdfunding and bootstrapping.
A Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Building Business Credit
Starting a Business

A Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Building Business Credit

When it comes to launching a business, running out of cash is a big, albeit common, problem. To avoid this fate, here are ten steps for amping up your company's credit record.
Alanna Ritchie
Students Funding Students: A Look at Campus-Based Investment Funds
Starting a Business

Students Funding Students: A Look at Campus-Based Investment Funds

In the race to find the next young entrepreneurial dynamo, VC firms are increasingly putting students in control of the selection process.
Susan Johnston
The Art and Science of Company Valuations (Infographic)
Finance

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.
Catherine Clifford
The $37 Investor: When Publicity Is Worth More Than Cash
Starting a Business

The $37 Investor: When Publicity Is Worth More Than Cash

A web personality takes six budding startups under his wing and gives them each $37 in financing.
Michelle Goodman
Looking to Raise Capital? Exhaust All Your Options.
Starting a Business

Looking to Raise Capital? Exhaust All Your Options.

Entrepreneur Liz Elam shares her insights on raising capital to launch a startup.
Liz Elam
5 Reasons a Young Entrepreneur Should Raise Outside Funding
Starting a Business

5 Reasons a Young Entrepreneur Should Raise Outside Funding

Investor Peter S. Cohan gives us the lowdown about scenarios when a young entrepreneur should turn to investors for funds.
Peter S. Cohan
How One Young Entrepreneur's Quest to Encourage Women Engineers Led Her to GoldieBlox
Entrepreneurs

How One Young Entrepreneur's Quest to Encourage Women Engineers Led Her to GoldieBlox

Not happy about the dearth of women in engineering? Debbie Sterling thinks overly-girlie toys are to blame.
NY Angels' Brian Cohen on How to Get 'Smart' Funding for Your Billion Dollar Idea
Finance

NY Angels' Brian Cohen on How to Get 'Smart' Funding for Your Billion Dollar Idea

In his new book, angel investor Brian Cohen talks about the importance of getting smart money for your startup.
Brian Cohen
Free Online Service Matches Small Businesses With Lenders
Finance

Free Online Service Matches Small Businesses With Lenders

An art school uses an online lending matchmaker to find capital.
Michelle Goodman
The Bitcoin Buzz and How Young Entrepreneurs are Cashing In
Technology

The Bitcoin Buzz and How Young Entrepreneurs are Cashing In

Even with its roller-coaster volatility, young entrepreneurs are banking on the digital currency.
Andrea Huspeni
At TechCrunch Disrupt, Heavyweight Investors Answer Questions About Outside Financing
Starting a Business

At TechCrunch Disrupt, Heavyweight Investors Answer Questions About Outside Financing

During a panel discussion at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, investors discussed when and how young entrepreneurs should go down the venture capital route.
Andrea Huspeni
How One Young Trep's Quest to Encourage Women Engineers Led Her to GoldieBlox
Entrepreneurs

How One Young Trep's Quest to Encourage Women Engineers Led Her to GoldieBlox

Not happy about the dearth of women in engineering? Debbie Sterling thinks overly-girlie toys are to blame.