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How Loosecubes Aims to Change Where We Work

Campbell McKellar describes her vision for a different kind of co-working space -- one where individuals get to choose where they work.

7 Tips to Successful Fundraising for Young Entrepreneurs

Don't let the tech and start-up blogs fool you, finding an investor to part with big money is neither common nor easy. Here, the co-founder of CrowdTwist gives his top lessons for success.

How Young Entrepreneurs Turned a Tweet from Richard Branson into $1 Million

In starting up, whatever you do, do not miss an opportunity to meet tastemakers like Sir Richard Branson. Here's how two young founders met the billionaire and won him over.

SnagFilms Lands Another $7 Million in VC for Indie Flicks

A look at how the startup is using technology to draw attention to independent films -- and who is funding the concept.

Tristan Walker on Life After Foursquare

The location app's former head of business development discusses where his next job as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Andreessen Horowitz will land him.

Crowdtilt and Its Vision for a More Collaborative World

We speak with James Beshara the co-founder of the group-funding site Crowdtilt about what it's like to run a fast-moving young company with major investors watching.

Got Investors? Now, How to Handle Your Salary

Whether your investors are friends and family or VCs, here's a guideline on how to pay yourself as your startup grows.

DVD Pick for Tech Startups: 'Something Ventured'

Trying to figure out how Silicon Valley really works? This documentary, recently released on DVD, offers plenty of insight into Apple, Intel and the money guys who bet on them.

What Facebook's IPO Debacle Means for Startup Funding

The disastrous Facebook initial public offering isn't likely to damp venture-capital interest in tech startups.

Why Facebook Is Killing Silicon Valley (Opinion)

With venture-capital investment flocking to social-media startups, who will back nascent startups innovating in such critical industries as material science, sensors, robotics, medical devices and life sciences?

What Investors Really Want to Hear in Your Pitch

A good concept is one thing, but investors are more likely to consider these three criteria -- and they can make or break your pitch

3 Things You Must Know Before Pitching Investors

Consider these tips before you seek funding for your startup, whether from angel investors or VCs.

Startup CEOs Crave Venture Capital, Not Crowdsourcing

Though the passage of the JOBS Act opened the doors for crowdfunding, many startups are still seeking funding from venture capital firms, according to a new study.

Silicon Valley VCs Perk Up

Inspired by new waves of technology developments and blockbuster deals, VCs are feeling better at the start of 2012.

Venture Capital: Fewer Deals, Fewer Dollars

For the third quarter in a row, the market for venture capital shrank, continuing a long-term trend in the industry.

A VC Reflects on Instagram, the Dot-Com Bust and What It All Means for Hungry Startups

Rapid growth and its founders' ability to take the lion's market share are big factors in determining whether a start-up will get the attention of VC firms.

From Pinterest to Gumroad, 19-Year-Old Sahil Lavingia on His Trek Through Silicon Valley

We spoke with the young entrepreneur about his experience as a founding team member at Pinterest and his new company Gumroad.

How a Pile of Student Debt Inspired a Venture-Backed Startup

ReadyForZero racked up $4.5 million in funding to help consumers pay their bills.

Facebook's Instagram Buy to Kick Off Venture Capital Feeding Frenzy

The young startup has a small staff and no revenue, but Facebook's decision to buy is not just a blind gamble. Other venture capital firms will be looking to invest in similar companies.

Instagram Dreams? Wake Up. VCs Still Want to See the Money

With so many startups trying to follow in Facebook's -- and now Instagram's -- footsteps, they're forgetting one very important element: money.

How an Online Wine Seller Uncorked New Cash

Lot18 proves funding options are not dry for wine businesses.

Want to Raise Money With Crowdfunding? Consider These Tips

A new law will increase the ability of small-business owners to raise capital from crowdfunding. But proceed with caution.

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Late-Stage Venture-Capital Investors

If you're looking to scale up one day, it will pay to know now about how late-stage investing works.

What the SEC Crackdown on Secondary Markets Means for Startups

Secondary markets like SharesPost and SecondMarket present exciting new ways to increase a private company's liquidity -- but there are also dangers.

Your Community as a Startup Ecosystem

Here are the key factors for building an entrepreneurship community in your town.
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