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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.
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.
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
Mark Twain noted few souls are saved after the first 10 minutes of the sermon. Your pitch has, maybe, half that time.
The Largest VC Fund ($500M) Raised by Majority-Female Partners Quietly Closed in June
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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.
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.
The 7 Due Diligence Basics for Investing in a Startup
There is only so much an investor can due to reduce risk, so be sure to do all of it.
7 Tips for Investing in Your First Company
Startups have an intoxication allure for investors but expect to get rich slowly, if at all.
When It Comes to Equity Stakes, There's No Need for Contention
We take a look at the issue from both the investors' and founders' point of view.
An Insider's Perspective on Wooing Investors to Your Startup
Step one to making a winning investor pitch is talking a mental seat on the opposite side of the table to look at your company as they will.
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.
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The 7 Elements Investors Look for in Your Funding Pitch
Present all the facts that drew you to your great idea, season with your passion and you will wow investors.
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What a VC Insider Learned in the Past 10 Years About Startup Funding
Our expert Bo Yaghmaie explains how entrepreneurs should prepare for the worst.
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