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6 Tough and Timeless Startup Lessons
Startup Funding

6 Tough and Timeless Startup Lessons

Success requires the confidence to begin and the humilty to listen when trustworthy people tell you what isn't working.
Ankit Oberoi
Augmedix, the Google Glass App for Medical Data Entry, Raises $16 Million
Startup Funding

Augmedix, the Google Glass App for Medical Data Entry, Raises $16 Million

The startup is developing an app for Google Glass that will give doctors easier access to patient information.
Carly Okyle
5 Qualities VCs Look for in Your Startup Team
Startup Financing

5 Qualities VCs Look for in Your Startup Team

Investors are interested in your great idea but more interested in the talent and cohesion of the people charged with making it profitable.
Tx Zhuo
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
Super Angels Answer the Prayers of Startups Starved for Funding
Angel Investors

Super Angels Answer the Prayers of Startups Starved for Funding

A new class of investor with the agility and vision that VCs seem to have lost are investing in hundreds of promising young companies.
Martin Zwilling
Staying Out of the Shark Tank: What To Consider When Choosing Investors
Business Circle

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
4 Reasons Not to Confuse Early-Stage Money for Success
Technology

4 Reasons Not to Confuse Early-Stage Money for Success

The rigors of bootstrapping your startup shape company culture, compel innovation and keep control where you want it, in your hands.
Jan Verleur
How to Make Your Cash and the Investor's Patience Last Until You're Profitable
Cash Flow

How to Make Your Cash and the Investor's Patience Last Until You're Profitable

Ask investors for more than you think you need, because you're probably optimistic, and spend slower than you planned, because you're a realist.
Martin Zwilling
Founders: When Fundraising, Ask for More Than You Think You'll Need
Fundraising

Founders: When Fundraising, Ask for More Than You Think You'll Need

To preserve equity, fight for a higher valuation rather than paring back much-needed cash.
9 Tips for Winning Investors in the 5 Minutes You Have Their Attention
Pitching

9 Tips for Winning Investors in the 5 Minutes You Have Their Attention

Mark Twain noted few souls are saved after the first 10 minutes of the sermon. Your pitch has, maybe, half that time.
Carolina Leon
Want to Get a VC's Attention? Make Sure You Do These 6 Things.
Raising Capital

Want to Get a VC's Attention? Make Sure You Do These 6 Things.

Raising capital is perhaps the most difficult challenge any entrepreneur faces in starting a business. Here are a few tips to make it less daunting.
David Drake
11 Things You're Probably Too Polite to Tell the VC Who Wasted Your Time
VC Funding

11 Things You're Probably Too Polite to Tell the VC Who Wasted Your Time

There is nothing like a few meetings with insincere, boastful investors to encourage your embrace of the lean startup strategy.
Gabe Lozano