Startup Financing

3 Reasons Why Running Out of Money Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur
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3 Reasons Why Running Out of Money Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur

You'll be forced to ask the right questions to get you the right answers.
Geoff Woods
Reduce These 9 Startup Risks for a Better Shot at Investor Funding
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Reduce These 9 Startup Risks for a Better Shot at Investor Funding

Entrepreneurs can build leverage during negotiations by addressing these common causes of funders' anxieties.
Peter Gasca
How to Find the Right Lending Alternative for Your Small Business
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How to Find the Right Lending Alternative for Your Small Business

Four reasons you may need to borrow, and alternative lending options for each one.
Kari Luckett
Should a Startup Ever Splurge on Logo Design?
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Should a Startup Ever Splurge on Logo Design?

Let's follow that question up with two more: How much money do you have in the bank, and how developed is your brand?
Adam Callinan
What Angel Investors Care About Most When They Make Investment Decisions
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What Angel Investors Care About Most When They Make Investment Decisions

Why people are as important as products in these initial funding rounds.
David Nilssen
10 Bootstrapping Tips to Help Turn Your Idea Into a Reality
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10 Bootstrapping Tips to Help Turn Your Idea Into a Reality

The chances of receiving funding is very slim, so if you are serious you are going to have to dip into your own pockets.
Jonathan Long
Angels vs. Venture Capitalists: How Do They Think?
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Angels vs. Venture Capitalists: How Do They Think?

Before you make your first pitch, it's critical you know the mindset of these two groups.
Lisa Serwin
Startups: Don't Make These 3 Financial Mistakes
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Startups: Don't Make These 3 Financial Mistakes

How you manage your initial funds is critical, especially because many entrepreneurs use their life's savings to make the leap into independence.
Taylor M.
This Mobile Seed Fund Just Added Two More Partners
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This Mobile Seed Fund Just Added Two More Partners

Silicon Valley-based Tandem has added former Google and Yahoo executive Shashi Seth and co-founder of couchsurfing.com Daniel Hoffer as partners.
Kate Taylor
How to Buy a Business With Seller Financing
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How to Buy a Business With Seller Financing

A look at when seller financing makes sense and how to vet the deal.
Michelle Goodman
10 Must-Knows About Joining a Startup Accelerator
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10 Must-Knows About Joining a Startup Accelerator

If you think your company would benefit from becoming a member of one of these intense programs, go through this list first.
Alex Iskold
6 Major Financial Blunders Entrepreneurs Make
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6 Major Financial Blunders Entrepreneurs Make

Some of those errors, noted by finance bloggers, can cause a lot more long-term consequences than others.
Brandon Turner
5 Modern Truths About Raising Early-Stage Capital
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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
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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