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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.
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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
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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
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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
10 Things You Must Do Before Connecting With Investors
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10 Things You Must Do Before Connecting With Investors

There are no shortcuts to building a solid network of engaged investors.
Patrick Henry
3 Strategies for Getting Into Lending Shape
Ready To Launch

3 Strategies for Getting Into Lending Shape

Convincing a lender of your need and viability as a business can often be the biggest hurdle.
Brock Blake
Facing Major Money Troubles Early On, These Entrepreneurs Relied On a Bit of Luck to Help Them
Make More Happen

Facing Major Money Troubles Early On, These Entrepreneurs Relied On a Bit of Luck to Help Them

Co-founders of shoe company Jack Erwin, Ariel Nelson and Lane Gerson, didn't come from the fashion world, but they are now running a widely known men's shoe company.
Grace Reader
Bootstrapping Is Not Just for Startups
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Bootstrapping Is Not Just for Startups

Even after your business is off the ground and growing, there are several bootstrapping options you should consider to keep your company lean.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Could Your Startup Answer These 23 Pitch Competition Questions?
Pitching Investors

Could Your Startup Answer These 23 Pitch Competition Questions?

Asked and answered. These real-life pitch questions from Steve Case's Rise of the Rest tour can help give you an edge on your next pitch.
Linda Lacina
VC Funding Is a Pipe Dream, as Investors Pour Money Into Fewer Companies
Venture Capital

VC Funding Is a Pipe Dream, as Investors Pour Money Into Fewer Companies

The number of venture-funded companies has been declining for five consecutive quarters.
Lydia Belanger
Billionaire Investor Draper Leads $4.2 Million Funding in Blockchain Startup
Startups

Billionaire Investor Draper Leads $4.2 Million Funding in Blockchain Startup

The blockchain technology startup powers the digital currency bitcoin and enables data-sharing across a network of individual computers.