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Derek Jeter's Media Company Raises $9.5 Million
Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter's Media Company Raises $9.5 Million

The 'Players Tribune' gets a cash influx from New Enterprise Associates and others.
Carly Okyle
The 3 Ingredients You Need to Impress a VC
Venture Capital

The 3 Ingredients You Need to Impress a VC

Are you likable? That's a deal-breaker with some venture capitalists. But there's more.
Brandon Tidwell
6 Strategies for Closing Your Series A on Your Terms
Finance

6 Strategies for Closing Your Series A on Your Terms

It's import to vet your potential investors at least as much as they are vetting your company.
Zoe Barry
Is Your Business Idea Too Weird for a VC?
VC

Is Your Business Idea Too Weird for a VC?

If your business doesn't firmly fit the mold, don't be discouraged.
How VCs Value Companies
VC Funding

How VCs Value Companies

How do you measure the value of a pre-revenue company? Here's a bit of insight.
The Top 4 Traits VCs Look for in Tech Entrepreneurs
Pitching investors

The Top 4 Traits VCs Look for in Tech Entrepreneurs

Want to earn investors' respect? Here's what will impress.
Dave Hochman
Ridesharing App Via Raises $27 Million, Looks to Expand Beyond NYC
Ridesharing Apps

Ridesharing App Via Raises $27 Million, Looks to Expand Beyond NYC

Hoping to compete with Uber and Lyft, Via appears to be gaining traction.
Carly Okyle
Now Is a 'Fantastic Time' to Invest in Startups, VC Says
Valuations

Now Is a 'Fantastic Time' to Invest in Startups, VC Says

Despite concerns of a tech bubble, at least one venture capitalist thinks most of today's heavily funded startups warrant their valuations.
Jacob Pramuk
Create Value -- Not Just Buzz -- For Your Customers
Pitching investors

Create Value -- Not Just Buzz -- For Your Customers

Too many startups neglect the most important goal: determining why someone would want to buy what they're selling.
Revenue Is the Only Funding Your Startup Should Seek
Startup Funding

Revenue Is the Only Funding Your Startup Should Seek

Forget VC money. Stick to "Series R."
Chris Savage
How 3 Companies Maximized Funding in Their Region
Growth Matters

How 3 Companies Maximized Funding in Their Region

These three Ohio startups can help you think local to rethink funding.
Nina Zipkin
The One Simple Tool for Transforming Your Relationship With Investors
Investor Relations

The One Simple Tool for Transforming Your Relationship With Investors

Creating a MAP will take no more than an hour of your time every month and will keep the lines of communication open, ensuring relationships with investors remain strong, and ultimately helping early-stage startups succeed.
Will Ford
Will These 5 Models of Crowdfunding Replace Angel and VC Investors?
Crowdfunding

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.
Martin Zwilling
Shark Tank's Mr. Wonderful Advises Moving Faster and Shedding Debt This Year
Shark Tank

Shark Tank's Mr. Wonderful Advises Moving Faster and Shedding Debt This Year

Kevin O'Leary sees interest rate rising and China's economy rising. He advises companies to get more productive.
Marc Wayshak