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Are Entrepreneurs an Endangered Species? 3 Safeguards to Ensure You're Not Next.
Taking risks

Are Entrepreneurs an Endangered Species? 3 Safeguards to Ensure You're Not Next.

The middle class is withering away and financing is difficult to secure. But that doesn't mean entrepreneurs should abandon their dreams and stick to safer routes.
Per Bylund
8 Ways to Fund Your Startup
Startups

8 Ways to Fund Your Startup

There are a number of common barriers that are inherent to the startup process itself, but none are more critical than the first step: obtaining the necessary funds to begin with.
Sarah Landrum
23 Lessons on Sales, Marketing and Funding it Took Me 20 Years to Learn
Leadership Strategy

23 Lessons on Sales, Marketing and Funding it Took Me 20 Years to Learn

Experience, including other people's experience, is the best teacher.
Joe Griffin
The Basics of Borrowing From Friends and Family
Raising Capital

The Basics of Borrowing From Friends and Family

Getting a loan from family or friends? Here are some tips to make the deal a success.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Making Your Pitch for VC Funding Means Facing a Very Tough Crowd
VC Funding

Making Your Pitch for VC Funding Means Facing a Very Tough Crowd

Finding an investor is potentially a life or death moment for your company. To survive you must prepare.
Craig Corbett
5 Ways Shunning Venture Capital Made Me a Better Leader
VC Funding

5 Ways Shunning Venture Capital Made Me a Better Leader

Securing too much money too fast may eliminate the incentives to find creative solutions to daily challenges.
How Entrepreneurs Can Help Their Startup Communities Get More Funding
Startup Anywhere

How Entrepreneurs Can Help Their Startup Communities Get More Funding

For those entrepreneurs not located in California, New York or Massachusetts, here is how to help your community improve capital accessibility and strengthen the ecosystem.
This Maker Aggressively Expanded Her Business Without a Traditional Loan. Here's How.
Funding

This Maker Aggressively Expanded Her Business Without a Traditional Loan. Here's How.

Have more demand than you can fill? This new spin on financing can help.
Michelle Goodman
Before You Pitch Investors, Ask Yourself These 4 Questions
Funding

Before You Pitch Investors, Ask Yourself These 4 Questions

To set yourself up for success, here are some guidelines to follow when raising money.
David Hall
4 Things to Consider Before Investing in Other Entrepreneurs
Angel Investing

4 Things to Consider Before Investing in Other Entrepreneurs

Nearly anyone can become an angel investor. Decide if it's a fit for you.
Steph Wagner
Learn the Secret to Thriving in a Funding Slowdown
Funding

Learn the Secret to Thriving in a Funding Slowdown

The trick to getting the funding you need is to build a foundation that no smart investor will pass up.
Scott King
It's Always a Good Time to Start a Business -- Unless You're Launching a Mediocre One
Starting a Business

It's Always a Good Time to Start a Business -- Unless You're Launching a Mediocre One

If your product or service falls short of great, your company won't last long.
Gerard Adams
7 Tips for Choosing the Right Lending Options to Stock Your Holiday Shelves
Funding

7 Tips for Choosing the Right Lending Options to Stock Your Holiday Shelves

Know what funding options are available to you.
Amit Mathradas