Startup Funding http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/startup-funding The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Startup Funding en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMT 5 Warning Signs a Startup Is a Bad Investment It's hard to pick winning investments but there are often clear signs of a losing investment. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235659 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235659 Murray Newlands It's hard to pick winning investments but there are often clear signs of a losing investment. How to Evaluate Your Startup Like a VC The are six factors that investors will focus on when evaluating your business. Know them by heart. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235475 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235475 Steve Tobak The are six factors that investors will focus on when evaluating your business. Know them by heart. Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Bo Yaghmaie. Assisting startups and major corporations with financing, Bo Yagmaie is looking to take entrepreneurs questions relating to VCs, funding and corporate formation. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235286 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235286 Andrea Huspeni Assisting startups and major corporations with financing, Bo Yagmaie is looking to take entrepreneurs questions relating to VCs, funding and corporate formation. Successful Entrepreneurs Offer 5 Tips for Finding Elusive Startup Funding When you no longer need their money, investor will flock to your business. The trick is keeping the bills paid until then. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235111 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235111 Anand Srinivasan When you no longer need their money, investor will flock to your business. The trick is keeping the bills paid until then. 6 Questions to Determine If a Potential Investor Is the Right Investor Entrepreneurs need to scrutinize potential investors as closely as investors study the potential investment. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235204 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235204 Murray Newlands Entrepreneurs need to scrutinize potential investors as closely as investors study the potential investment. Tight Budget Launch Dilemma - Outsource or DIY? The self-funded entrepreneur can neither afford to outsource everything or do things poorly. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235135 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235135 Rohan Ayyar The self-funded entrepreneur can neither afford to outsource everything or do things poorly. 3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail to Secure Funding The necessity of learning from past failures and adjusting your investor pitch to avoid the mistakes that have led many other startups down the road to failure has never been more important. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234604 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234604 Paul Jackson The necessity of learning from past failures and adjusting your investor pitch to avoid the mistakes that have led many other startups down the road to failure has never been more important. 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. Thu, 22 May 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234121 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234121 Martin Zwilling Investors need to be assured your business is in good shape. It also helps to not proclaim your desire for a new car. Actually, You Don't Need VC Funding to Succeed It is a rare startup that has the backing of venture capital fund, so forget about wooing investors and concentrate on wooing customers with your unique selling proposition. Tue, 20 May 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234042 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234042 Rohan Ayyar It is a rare startup that has the backing of venture capital fund, so forget about wooing investors and concentrate on wooing customers with your unique selling proposition. Paying Monthly Bills Before the Company Has Earned a Dime How do you survive in a startup's infancy before there's a sale or even a product? See what these nine entrepreneurs did. Thu, 15 May 2014 22:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233648 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233648 Anand Srinivasan How do you survive in a startup's infancy before there's a sale or even a product? See what these nine entrepreneurs did. Need to Raise Money for Your Startup? This Book Might Be For You. In this video, Entrepreneur.com contributor John Rampton talks about a book that explains a topic that's very important to serious business owners: raising money. Wed, 07 May 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/233656 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/233656 Jason Fell In this video, Entrepreneur.com contributor John Rampton talks about a book that explains a topic that's very important to serious business owners: raising money. The Money-Raising Marathon: Preparing to Pitch Investors Pitching to investors can be a full-time job, but if you prepare yourself for meetings, it can save you precious time. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233140 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233140 Kep Sweeney and Ken Wiles Pitching to investors can be a full-time job, but if you prepare yourself for meetings, it can save you precious time. 5 Things to Look for in a Venture Capitalist Former VC says you should approach these funders carefully, and be thorough in your research. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232929 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232929 Steve Andriole Former VC says you should approach these funders carefully, and be thorough in your research. ZenPayroll Raises $20 Million in Series A Funding The cloud-based payroll company plans to hire more employees and extend its reach. Wed, 19 Feb 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231619 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231619 Nina Zipkin The cloud-based payroll company plans to hire more employees and extend its reach. 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. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 18:48:49 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231601 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231601 Jay Yarow Egg-replacement startup Hampton Creek has raised its biggest round of funding to date thanks to the investment of Asian billionaire Li Ka-shing. Where Startup Funding Really Comes From (Infographic) VCs and angel investors get a lot of attention, but personal loans and credit, followed by investments from friends and family, are the top funding sources for startups. Wed, 20 Nov 2013 14:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230011 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230011 Laura Entis VCs and angel investors get a lot of attention, but personal loans and credit, followed by investments from friends and family, are the top funding sources for startups. Zombie VC Firms Can Be an Entrepreneur's Nightmare Entrepreneurs, beware: When a VC firm shuts down, the obligation to deliver a return on the investment rarely goes away. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227925 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227925 Sam Hogg Entrepreneurs, beware: When a VC firm shuts down, the obligation to deliver a return on the investment rarely goes away. Crowdfunding Hall of Fame: 9 Successful Crowdfunded Startups Crowdfunding, which started as a way to fund small projects, has become a serious funding machine. Thu, 24 Oct 2013 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/228650 http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/228650 Grant Davis and Lauren Shores Crowdfunding, which started as a way to fund small projects, has become a serious funding machine. Top 100 Crowdfunded Companies We're all in this together: Take a look at our exclusive list of 100 companies that are crowdfunding success stories. Thu, 24 Oct 2013 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229477 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229477 Asheesh Advani We're all in this together: Take a look at our exclusive list of 100 companies that are crowdfunding success stories. Crowdfunding Site Makes it Easier For Startups to Stand Out SeedInvest aims to make it easier for startups to stand out from the crowd and give accredited investors the highest caliber of companies from which to choose. Mon, 07 Oct 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227977 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227977 Michelle Goodman SeedInvest aims to make it easier for startups to stand out from the crowd and give accredited investors the highest caliber of companies from which to choose.