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Why Women Entrepreneurs Have a Harder Time Finding Funding
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Why Women Entrepreneurs Have a Harder Time Finding Funding

Intentional or not, most investors are more likely to give money to males. That needs to change.
Jared Hecht
10 Signs Your Startup Won't Get Funded
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10 Signs Your Startup Won't Get Funded

Are investors giving you the cold shoulder? There may be good reasons for that.
Patrick Henry
5 Tips to Make Your Crowdfunding Launch Stand Out From the Crowd
Make More Happen

5 Tips to Make Your Crowdfunding Launch Stand Out From the Crowd

Your success will come down to the innovation, individuality and importance of the big mission that you share.
Craig Corbett
VC Funding's Gender Gap Is Hurting the Marketplace
Venture Capital

VC Funding's Gender Gap Is Hurting the Marketplace

There's no single reason why women-led companies struggle to secure VC investors. But for the first time, multiple platforms exist to help bridge the distance.
Pamela Wasley
This Buying and Selling Mobile App Just Raised $119 Million
Mobile

This Buying and Selling Mobile App Just Raised $119 Million

OfferUp delivers a good alternative to Craigslist and eBay -- and engages users as much as Snapchat.
Stephen J. Bronner
5 Lessons From the Founder of a Platform That Funds Community Projects
Starting a Business

5 Lessons From the Founder of a Platform That Funds Community Projects

Jase Wilson used his love for cities as the basis for Neighborly, a civic mini-bond investment platform.
Deep Patel
How Silicon Valley is Changing the Fintech Space
Ready To Launch

How Silicon Valley is Changing the Fintech Space

FinTech companies are generally startups founded to disrupt established financial systems.
Evan Singer
2 Reasons You Don't Need Funding for Your New Business
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2 Reasons You Don't Need Funding for Your New Business

You have a great business idea. But a lack of funding isn't your issue; it's a symptom.
Doug and Polly White
The 5 Questions Investors Will Ask When You're Pitching Them
Ask the Expert

The 5 Questions Investors Will Ask When You're Pitching Them

From market size to your team's qualifications, our entrepreneur expert Jessica Herrin, shares with us the questions investors will ask entrepreneurs pitching their business.
Jessica Herrin
$5 Million Raised Since Change in Equity Crowdfunding Rules
Equity Crowdfunding

$5 Million Raised Since Change in Equity Crowdfunding Rules

'Entrepreneurs and investors are embracing' the 'new era of crowdfunding,' according to a group that tracks the funding method.
Stephen J. Bronner
Online Used-Car Startup Carvana Gets $160 Million in New Funding
Startups

Online Used-Car Startup Carvana Gets $160 Million in New Funding

Carvana, set up in 2013, said it would use the proceeds to support its expansion in the U.S. to more than 20 markets by the end of this year.
Plan How to Take Your Product to Market, Not Just to Potential Investors.
Business Optimization

Plan How to Take Your Product to Market, Not Just to Potential Investors.

Too little planning is bad but, sometimes, so is too much investment money.
Ray Zinn
4 Ways to Finance Your Business
Financing

4 Ways to Finance Your Business

The first step in building your business, or creating sustained growth, is a solid business plan.
Lucinda Watrous
Toy-Robot Maker Raises Millions in Second Funding Round
Robots

Toy-Robot Maker Raises Millions in Second Funding Round

Wonder Workshop, which makes toy robots that teach kids how to code, said it raised $20 million in its second round of funding and was looking to expand into new markets, especially China.