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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
Productivity

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
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
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