Finding Investors

Crowdfunding

10 Top Crowdfunding Websites

A look at the crowdfunding sites with the best track records that can be used to fund businesses.
Finance

Which Type of Crowdfunding Is Best for You?

Even though many people think the term 'crowdfunding' is universal, there are actually multiple options available for those needing to raise funds. Find out what each type is.
Finance

'Broker-Dealer Lite' Legal Gray Area Puts Entrepreneurs at Risk As JOBS Act Opens Internet to Pitching Accredited Investors

The legality of deals can come into question if 'finders' who connect companies with investors for a fee aren't registered as broker-dealers.
Starting a Business

When You Raise Capital, Think 'We' Instead of 'Me'

Serial entrepreneur Mike Jones on the nuances of building a business with other people's money.
Finance

VCs See Ex-Wired Editor's DIY Drones Taking Flight

Chris Anderson left one of the most prominent posts in tech media to become CEO of 3D Robotics, a company that helps hackers and engineers build do-it-yourself drones. Last fall he locked up a $5 million funding round.
Starting a Business

Video Chat: Brad Feld on Winning Over Brad Feld

Entrepreneur and early-stage venture investor Brad Feld sits down with business coach Antonio Neves to bring you the 411 on how to land him as a mentor or investor.
Finance

Raising Capital in Rural America

With startup communities popping up in cities across the U.S., you don't have to be in Silicon Valley to start a high-tech business. But can you find funding in rural America?
Starting a Business

How to Create Value to Reel in Investors

Student entrepreneur Matthew Fishman on how he secured funding by building up his startup.
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

How to Raise Real Cash for Your Startup

Small business expert Kevin Hiser of QStart Labs answers readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.
Growth Strategies

From Zero to 'Shark Tank' Hero in 3 Months Flat

Student entrepreneur Joseph Draschil on what he learned from pitching his business to Daymond John and Mark Cuban.
Starting a Business

From Zero to ‘Shark Tank’ Hero in 3 Months Flat

Student entrepreneur Joseph Draschil on what he learned from pitching his business to Daymond John and Mark Cuban.
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.