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What a 1990 Chevy Pickup Truck Purchase Taught Me About Raising Capital
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What a 1990 Chevy Pickup Truck Purchase Taught Me About Raising Capital

I didn't really need the truck back in 1991, but I learned to look for opportunities before I thought it was the right time.
Doug Winter
Your Alma Mater Might Want to Finance Your Startup
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Your Alma Mater Might Want to Finance Your Startup

Alumni investment groups join the VC landscape.
Michelle Goodman
7 Investor Questions Startup Entrepreneurs Need to Know How to Answer
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7 Investor Questions Startup Entrepreneurs Need to Know How to Answer

You have more of a chance of attracting investors if you can speak to these seven critical areas of a new business idea.
Peter Gasca
Why Big Brands Are Offering Big Funds to Small Businesses
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Why Big Brands Are Offering Big Funds to Small Businesses

Small businesses are cashing in from corporate loans and grants.
Michelle Goodman
How to Land Your Startup's Funding Before You Even Pitch Investors
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How to Land Your Startup's Funding Before You Even Pitch Investors

If you want investors to take you seriously, you need to demonstrate your growth potential and prove you know your market inside and out.
Vincent Molinari
7 Reasons You Should Stop Looking for Venture Capital
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7 Reasons You Should Stop Looking for Venture Capital

Most companies can afford to -- and should -- be a little scrappier. Here's why.
Shannon Whitehead
How Much Capital Should You Raise?
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How Much Capital Should You Raise?

Investors don't care about your 'burn.' What they care about is your next milestone.
Alex Iskold
The Secret to Pitches That Nail It Every Time? Brevity.
Pitching Investors

The Secret to Pitches That Nail It Every Time? Brevity.

Investors stop listening when the pitch is just an avalanche of data.
Brock Stechman
4 Ways to Strategically Use New Funding to Boost Your Small Business
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4 Ways to Strategically Use New Funding to Boost Your Small Business

That deposit into your account isn't the end of the transaction. Now you have to figure out the best ways to spend it.
Levi King
Why the VC Game Is Attracting a Whole New Set of Players
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Why the VC Game Is Attracting a Whole New Set of Players

Corporations, cities and special groups have jumped into equity financing.
Michelle Goodman
The 'Mayor' of Entrepreneurship in Atlanta On Empire Builders Vs. Lifestyle Entrepreneurs
Atlanta

The 'Mayor' of Entrepreneurship in Atlanta On Empire Builders Vs. Lifestyle Entrepreneurs

David Cummings, the founder of Atlanta Tech Village, explains how he chooses which startups to invest in.
Catherine Clifford
What Slow Exits Mean to Startup Investors
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What Slow Exits Mean to Startup Investors

Since the end of the Internet 1.0 boom in 2001, the time to exit for the average venture-capital-backed company has more than doubled.
Scott Shane
How to Avoid Dangerous Investors and Possible Embezzlement
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How to Avoid Dangerous Investors and Possible Embezzlement

One of my friends stole $700,000 from me. Don't let that happen to you.
Tim Linnet
Airbnb Reportedly Raises Another $100 Million in Funding
Airbnb

Airbnb Reportedly Raises Another $100 Million in Funding

The home-sharing startup expects to be profitable in 2016, a source says.