News and Articles About Startup Funding

5 Warning Signs a Startup Is a Bad Investment
Investing

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.
Murray Newlands
How to Evaluate Your Startup Like a VC
Startups

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.
Steve Tobak
Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Bo Yaghmaie.
Ask the Expert

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.
Andrea Huspeni
Successful Entrepreneurs Offer 5 Tips for Finding Elusive Startup Funding
Startup Funding

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.
Anand Srinivasan
6 Questions to Determine If a Potential Investor Is the Right Investor
Venture Capital

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.
Murray Newlands
Tight Budget Launch Dilemma - Outsource or DIY?
Startup Funding

Tight Budget Launch Dilemma - Outsource or DIY?

The self-funded entrepreneur can neither afford to outsource everything or do things poorly.
Rohan Ayyar
3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail to Secure Funding
Startups

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.
Paul Jackson
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
Actually, You Don't Need VC Funding to Succeed
Lean Startups

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.
Rohan Ayyar
Paying Monthly Bills Before the Company Has Earned a Dime
Startup Funding

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.
Anand Srinivasan
Need to Raise Money for Your Startup? This Book Might Be For You.
Raising Money

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.
Jason Fell
The Money-Raising Marathon: Preparing to Pitch Investors
Pitching investors

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.
Kep Sweeney and Ken Wiles
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
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