Startup Funding

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The Year in Startup Funding (Infographic)
Startup Funding

The Year in Startup Funding (Infographic)

A snapshot of how entrepreneurs found funding for their companies in 2014 and which industries attracted the most dollars.
Carly Okyle
How Venture Capital and Crowdfunding Can Be Mutually Beneficial
Money

How Venture Capital and Crowdfunding Can Be Mutually Beneficial

V.C. and crowdfunding each have a place in the entrepreneurial landscape.
The Many Paths to Starting a Startup (Infographic)
Infographics

The Many Paths to Starting a Startup (Infographic)

From accelerator programs to self-funding to outsourcing prototype development, this infographic sheds light on some of the most popular paths toward launching a business.
Geoff Weiss
One Woman's Unlikely Path to a $100 Million Company
Women Entrepreneurs

One Woman's Unlikely Path to a $100 Million Company

Instead of taking more VC money, 1-Page became the first Silicon Valley company to get listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.
Staying Out of the Shark Tank: What To Consider When Choosing Investors
Funding

Staying Out of the Shark Tank: What To Consider When Choosing Investors

Here are a few tips to make your experience with investors a positive one that provides a boost to the business.
Paul Mandell
What to Do When Employees Wonder Where All the New Funding Will Go
Transparency

What to Do When Employees Wonder Where All the New Funding Will Go

An influx of money can energize your team, or threaten dissatisfaction at how it is used. Transparence is the solution.
Matt Straz
The 5 Things You Need to Land Venture Capital
Business Plans

The 5 Things You Need to Land Venture Capital

Find out what VCs look for before investing in a new company.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Everything You Need to Know About Attracting Venture Capitalists
Business Plans

Everything You Need to Know About Attracting Venture Capitalists

A primer on the types of financing venture capitalists provide and what they look for in a company.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
How to Find an Angel Investor
Business Plans

How to Find an Angel Investor

Angel investors used to be hard to find, but that's no longer true.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Investors Toss $18.5 Million at Salad Chain Sweetgreen
Fast Casual Restaurants

Investors Toss $18.5 Million at Salad Chain Sweetgreen

Shake Shack's founder Daniel Meyer, billionaire Steve Case and other investors are sold on the healthy, seasonal fast-casual.
Kate Taylor
Pitching for Success: What to Do Before, During and After an Investor Meeting
Investors

Pitching for Success: What to Do Before, During and After an Investor Meeting

To secure an investment, you need to capture the investor's heart, not just his mind.
Ron Yekutiel
First Time Crowdfunding? Here's What You Need to Know.
Business Plans

First Time Crowdfunding? Here's What You Need to Know.

A quick primer on the pros and cons of crowdfunding your new venture.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
How to Write a Business Plan Banks Can't Resist
Business Plans

How to Write a Business Plan Banks Can't Resist

Here's what your business plan needs if you want startup capital from a bank.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Boost Your Chances of Fundraising Success With These 5 Preparation Tips
Funding

Boost Your Chances of Fundraising Success With These 5 Preparation Tips

Creating a solid foundation for raising funds will help a company to be more organized and have a better chance of getting that much-needed capital.
Ron Yekutiel