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Avoid the Seed-Funding Surge Trap With These 8 Tips
A seasoned investor provides tips for startups to dodge the challenges created by the increasing availability of seed funding.
4 Steps to Beating the Odds and Winning Startup Capital
How can an entrepreneur gets the cash instead of being mentally -- if not physically -- dismissed by the investor in the first three minutes?
Peter S. Cohan
8 Questions That Will Help Set the Right Expectations With Investors
You need to seek an amount that is just right, based on your real needs, and consistent with the capabilities and interests of the investors you are addressing.
Choose an Investor Like You Would a Spouse
Incompatible goals can lead to business hell. Here are the issues to think through ahead of time.
5 Questions to Ask About Your Financial Model to Add Real Value To Your Startup
For maximum value with the least effort, focus on only the "what ifs" that are the highest priority in your mind for your own startup.
This Alternative Financing Avenue Allows You to Tap Into Retirement Funds
Rollovers as business startups can be a sound capitalization strategy, but it does expose you to a risk of loss of retirement funds.
VC 100: The Top Investors in Early-Stage Startups
Check out this 2014 snapshot of the top 100 U.S. venture capital firms, corporate VCs, and other market players funding early-stage deals.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
How FlashFunders Streamlines the Investor Roadshow
The beta site has helped eight startups so far. Here's how it works.
Will These 5 Models of Crowdfunding Replace Angel and VC Investors?
The crowdfunding term is used to encompass so many different concepts that everyone is confused.
Is Seeking Angel Investment a Realistic Goal for Your Startup?
Do an honest self-assessment and answer these four critical questions first.
Food-Tech Startup Soylent Snags $20 Million in Funding
'We will make food so cheap only the rich will cook,' says Soylent founder Rob Rhinehart regarding the investment.
5 Qualities VCs Look for in Your Startup Team
Investors are interested in your great idea but more interested in the talent and cohesion of the people charged with making it profitable.
Win an Investor's Money by Acing These 5 Questions
Entrepreneurs are put to the test before a financier writes a check. The ones that provide excellent answers score.
Peter S. Cohan
5 Essentials for Raising Your Growth Round of Funding
A startup needs a good story to secure initial funding and good numbers to get a second round.
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