Angel Investors

Starting a Business

How to Speak the Language of Venture Capital

If you're new to the world of raising money, it helps to know the lingo. Here's a guide to the foreign language investors speak.
Finance

5 Funding Sources to Grow Your Business (Infographic)

A look at the pros and cons of securing capital from crowdfunding, angel investors, venture capitalists, the SBA and community banks.
Finance

Can Your Startup Snare the Likes of Billionaire Investor Richard Branson?

After landing a top-dollar investment from the famed entrepreneur, the young founders of MySocialCloud.com have found continued success. But could their strategy work for you?
Starting a Business

3 Critical Elements of an Investor Pitch

You only have a few minutes to convince an investor to fund your startup. Improve your pitch with these essentials.
Starting a Business

Insider's Guide to How to Fund Your Startup

How you fund your startup will play a deciding role in the company you build.
Starting a Business

How Shark Tank Is Changing Angel Investing

Competition based reality show-style pitch events are popping up around the country.
Entrepreneurs

Why Giant VCs Are Putting Trust -- and $1 Million -- into Cory Levy's One

This social-discovery app co-founder may only be 20 years old, but he has the venture backing of someone twice his age. Here, we ask him to expand on his top entrepreneurial challenges and key drivers...
Starting a Business

Rock The Post's Tanya Prive on the Future of Crowdfunding

This start-up crowdfunding site isn't just up against giants like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, it also has the JOBS Act to contend with. Here, the founder dishes on the site's progress and overcoming ob...
worth-knowing

The Shark Tank Effect: Top Success Stories from the First 3 Seasons

Just in time for the premiere of season four, a look back at 11 of Shark Tank's most successful entrepreneurs.
Starting a Business

Rock The Post's Tanya Privé on the Future of Crowdfunding

This start-up crowdfunding site isn't just up against giants like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, it also has the JOBS Act to contend with. Here, the founder dishes on the site's progress and overcoming ob...
Finance

Move Over, Kickstarter: Microfunding Sites Target Local Communities

Several new funding sites are emerging to give entrepreneurs and creatives the chance to realize their goals one step -- and one community -- at a time.
Business Moving Forward

Angel Investor Esther Dyson on the Traits of Rock Star Tech Leaders

An investor in companies such as Flickr and del.icio.us, Dyson shares insights on building a thriving company.
Starting a Business

How to Lose that Vital First Investor -- And Succeed Anyway

Student entrepreneur Eric Muli reveals how hard work, rejection and a little luck helped him land an investor for his startup.
Starting a Business

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.
Finance

Shark Tank vs. KickStarter: How One Startup Used Both to Launch

When deals fall apart, it can often be for the best. For this business owner, the upside of losing angel funding was retaining equity and control over his company.
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