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The Correct Answers to 'How Will You Use My Money?'
Investors

The Correct Answers to 'How Will You Use My Money?'

Investors need to be assured your business is in good shape. It also helps to not proclaim your desire for a new car.
Martin Zwilling
This Visual-Recognition App Lets You Shop the Streets
100 Brilliant Companies

This Visual-Recognition App Lets You Shop the Streets

ASAP54 matches users' photos of apparel and accessories to identical or similar product images stored in its database.
Jason Ankeny
The Best Way to Ask Friends and Family for Seed Capital
Startup Financing

The Best Way to Ask Friends and Family for Seed Capital

With just a fraction of startups receiving venture capital financing, approach your social circles, with these five pointers in mind.
Jamie Pennington
The 7 Deadly Financial Sins of Small Businesses
Accounting

The 7 Deadly Financial Sins of Small Businesses

While the 'average Joe' can breathe a sigh of relief that tax season is behind him, small-business owners can't do the same. To ensure entrepreneurs keep their finances on track all year around, here are seven mistakes to avoid.
Peter Karpas
5 Things to Look for in a Venture Capitalist
Venture Capital

5 Things to Look for in a Venture Capitalist

Former VC says you should approach these funders carefully, and be thorough in your research.
Steve Andriole
4 Ways to Be a Frugal CEO
Finance

4 Ways to Be a Frugal CEO

How to save on items that can quickly deplete a startup's bank account.
Jerry Jao
ZenPayroll Raises $20 Million in Series A Funding
Starting a Business

ZenPayroll Raises $20 Million in Series A Funding

The cloud-based payroll company plans to hire more employees and extend its reach.
Nina Zipkin
This Startup Just Raised $23 Million Thanks to Wealthiest Man in Asia
Starting a Business

This Startup Just Raised $23 Million Thanks to Wealthiest Man in Asia

Egg-replacement startup Hampton Creek has raised its biggest round of funding to date thanks to the investment of Asian billionaire Li Ka-shing.
Funding Your Business on Your Own? Learn From These 7 Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

Funding Your Business on Your Own? Learn From These 7 Entrepreneurs

Seven entrepreneurs offer up bootstrapping-financial advice to those aspiring to start their own business.
Sujan Patel
Not Just for Weddings: Set Up a Registry for Your New Business
Innovators

Not Just for Weddings: Set Up a Registry for Your New Business

If you ask, your supporters may just buy you office equipment and supplies.
Regina Anaejionu
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
Vimeo Wants to License and Fund Your Movie
Starting a Business

Vimeo Wants to License and Fund Your Movie

Video-sharing website Vimeo has launched a $500,000 project to license and distribute crowdfunded films.
Nina Zipkin
3 Ways to Boost Your 'Executive Presence' While Pitching for Funding
Starting a Business

3 Ways to Boost Your 'Executive Presence' While Pitching for Funding

An entrepreneur has precious little time to convince anyone they are the real deal. Here are some ways to help your chances.
Harrison Monarth
Young Female Entrepreneurs' Advice on Securing Funding
Starting a Business

Young Female Entrepreneurs' Advice on Securing Funding

These ladies have found success getting money for their companies. Here's how they did it.
Rebekah Epstein