Business Finance

What 25 Years and $200 Million in Financing Taught Me

There are a plethora of ways to raise funds for a startup company, but try these suggestions to retain control.

Patrick Henry

· 5 min read

Improving the Financial Health of Your Business

Look at your startup the way a doctor looks at you. Take the measurements, perform the tests, make a diagnosis and take your medicine.

Peter Daisyme

· 6 min read

Protect your Partnership With a Buy-Sell Agreement

Learn more about these critical agreements that define value and buy-out procedures when one someone leaves a partnership.

Mark J. Kohler

· 3 min read

Four Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Fitbit

Why FitBit's "quantified self" approach works for businesses too

· 4 min read

14 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in '14

Thousands of books offer business, leadership or startup advice, but we've narrowed down the options to some must-reads.

John Rampton

· 8 min read

My Biggest Mistake: Not Closely Examining the Numbers

An entrepreneur discusses how he fell into the trap of equating revenue with profit.

Mike Templeman

· 4 min read

The Buck Stops Here: How to Make Invoicing Less Excruciating

To take the sting out of the annoying task of invoicing, consider the tips.

Rebekah Epstein

· 4 min read

How Startups Should Formulate Financial Projections

VC Paul Lee gives us the skinny on what investors are looking for in a startup's financial projections.

Paul Lee

· 2 min read

4 Steps for Making Early Financial Projections

Tech expert Prerna Gupta on how to convince investors that the potential of your startup is worth their money.

Prerna Gupta

· 3 min read

How to Grow Quickly, Without Investors

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

Peter S. Cohan

· 2 min read

Four Contests Offer Small Businesses Cash, Mentoring

Present a creative idea, and you might take home up to $25,000 in the current crop of contests. Here are details.

Carol Tice

Owner of Make a Living Writing