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How the Top VCs Want to Be Pitched
Pitching investors

How the Top VCs Want to Be Pitched

Five top guys tell you exactly what they want to hear -- and what they don't.
Rahul Varshneya
Anatomy of a VC Deal: How One Seattle Startup Raised $12.5 Million
Funding

Anatomy of a VC Deal: How One Seattle Startup Raised $12.5 Million

We'll take you through the entire process, from pitch decks to cut checks.
Michelle Goodman
How I Met 75 Investors and Raised $650,000
Startup Funding

How I Met 75 Investors and Raised $650,000

Eight tips on what helped make me a successful fundraiser three years ago and has continued to help me ever since.
Aihui Ong
3 Things VCs Are Looking For
VC Funding

3 Things VCs Are Looking For

Pitching to a venture capitalist? Be ready to answer questions about these three topics.
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