VC Funding http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/vc-funding The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on VC Funding en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:30:00 GMT 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. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237735 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237735 Martin Zwilling 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. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236411 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236411 Sam Hogg 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. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 22:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237028 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237028 Carolina Leon The Largest VC Fund ($500M) Raised by Majority-Female Partners Quietly Closed in June It launches today. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 20:16:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237080 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237080 Laura Entis 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. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236699 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236699 David Drake 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. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236546 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236546 Gabe Lozano 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. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236277 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236277 Murray Newlands 7 Tips for Investing in Your First Company Startups have an intoxication allure for investors but expect to get rich slowly, if at all. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236275 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236275 Murray Newlands 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. Tue, 05 Aug 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235817 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235817 Sam Hogg 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. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236082 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236082 Tim Weingarten 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. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235659 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235659 Murray Newlands 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. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235648 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235648 Bo Yaghmaie 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. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235453 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235453 Bo Yaghmaie 7 Ways to Leverage an App's Press Coverage with Investors If you've already scored some good media coverage, use it to your benefit when trying to score funding. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235326 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235326 Zach Cutler Why I'm Glad I Didn't Take VC Funding While many entrepreneurs are clamoring to get their hands on some outside funding, some founders aren't really down with that strategy. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235100 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235100 Aliza Freud 5 Things Investors Want to Know Before Signing a Check Your absolute faith in your idea is not shared by investors but, if you see things as they do, you can persuade them. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234536 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234536 Murray Newlands Before You Scale Your Business Decide on the Life You Want Taking your business to the next level is first about knowing what sort of life you want to lead Thu, 05 Jun 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234529 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234529 Rohan Ayyar 10 Insights from 10 Years Running a Business If you aren't afraid to fail, quit your day job, hire people smarter than yourself or work very hard, you can succeed. Fri, 30 May 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234318 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234318 Aaron Skonnard Actually, You Don't Need VC Funding to 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. Tue, 20 May 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234042 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234042 Rohan Ayyar Why Today's Bullish Economy Is Bad for VCs, But Good for You A stable economy means less competition for scoring investment. Thu, 08 May 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233165 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233165 Sam Hogg