News and Articles About VC Funding
To preserve equity, fight for a higher valuation rather than paring back much-needed cash.
Mark Twain noted few souls are saved after the first 10 minutes of the sermon. Your pitch has, maybe, half that time.
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.
There is nothing like a few meetings with insincere, boastful investors to encourage your embrace of the lean startup strategy.
There is only so much an investor can due to reduce risk, so be sure to do all of it.
Startups have an intoxication allure for investors but expect to get rich slowly, if at all.
We take a look at the issue from both the investors' and founders' point of view.
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.
It's hard to pick winning investments but there are often clear signs of a losing investment.
Present all the facts that drew you to your great idea, season with your passion and you will wow investors.
Our expert Bo Yaghmaie explains how entrepreneurs should prepare for the worst.
If you've already scored some good media coverage, use it to your benefit when trying to score funding.
While many entrepreneurs are clamoring to get their hands on some outside funding, some founders aren't really down with that strategy.
Your absolute faith in your idea is not shared by investors but, if you see things as they do, you can persuade them.
Taking your business to the next level is first about knowing what sort of life you want to lead
If you aren't afraid to fail, quit your day job, hire people smarter than yourself or work very hard, you can succeed.
It is a rare startup that has the backing of venture capital fund, so forget about wooing investors and concentrate on wooing customers with your unique selling proposition.
A stable economy means less competition for scoring investment.
In this video, Entrepreneur.com contributor John Rampton talks about a book that explains a topic that's very important to serious business owners: raising money.
Former VC says you should approach these funders carefully, and be thorough in your research.
The bragging rights may be tempting, but achieving a jaw-dropping valuation for your company can cause problems down the line.
The investor behind hot startups Warby Parker, Birchbox and Bonobos is looking to take your questions.
The LinkedIn co-founder and VC shares valuable insight on what entrepreneurs need to know when pitching their startups to investors.