Peter S. Cohan

Peter S. Cohan

Guest Writer
President of Peter S. Cohan & Associates

More From Peter S. Cohan

Finance

What's Ahead in 2013 for Venture Capital

Startups in enterprise IT are more likely to come out ahead next year, but those in the consumer space may have a harder time getting funding.
Starting a Business

3 Ways to Recruit Talent for a Hungry Startup

Talented potential employees will have a host of questions about your startup's vision. Here's how to persuade them to get on board.
Finance

For the New Generation of Venture Capitalists, Their Advice Is More Valuable Than Their Money

'NewGen VCs' don't come out of finance. It's all about prior entrepreneurial experience.
Starting a Business

How Accelerators Help Start-ups Get Funding

Getting your venture accepted into an accelerator can help immensely when it comes to getting venture capital, thanks to a rigorous screening process and help from mentors and peers.
Starting a Business

How to Grow Quickly, Without Investors

Venture capitalist, author and professor Peter S. Cohan answer readers’ top questions about entrepreneurship.
Entrepreneurs

How to Know What to Outsource

Venture capitalist, author and professor Peter S. Cohan answer readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.
Starting a Business

7 Steps for Choosing a Top-Notch Business Partner

Venture capitalist, author and professor Peter S. Cohan answer readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.
Starting a Business

6 Key Elements of a Good Business Plan

Venture capitalist, author and professor Peter S. Cohan answer readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.
Starting a Business

What the IPO Market Revival Means for Start-Up Funding

Why a good showing among two recent public offerings could bode well for fast pace startups.
Finance

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.
Finance

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.
Finance

5 Critical Questions Facebook Must Answer in Its IPO Roadshow

If founder Mark Zuckerberg wants to win over investors, he'll need to have clear explanations for these looming issues.
Starting a Business

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.
Growth Strategies

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.
Growth Strategies

What Small Businesses Can Learn from Goliath

Small companies are often deemed more innovative than their larger counterparts. Here's a look at how three giants are trying to topple that idea and what you can learn from their efforts.

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