Funding

3 Strategies for Getting Into Lending Shape
Financing

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
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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
Funding

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.
7 Important Differences Between Angels and VCs You Need to Understand
Investors

7 Important Differences Between Angels and VCs You Need to Understand

Keep these seven differences in mind before targeting and pitching investors.
Mack Kolarich
4 Ways to Maximize Your Startup's Hometown Advantage
Startup Anywhere

4 Ways to Maximize Your Startup's Hometown Advantage

This is no time to be complacent, says Steve Case. Hustle and maximize every resource.
Linda Lacina
This Entrepreneur Reveals What She Learned From Telling Investors About a Major Misstep She Made
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This Entrepreneur Reveals What She Learned From Telling Investors About a Major Misstep She Made

Cherae Robinson, founder and CEO of travel app Tastemakers Africa, talks about dealing with investors and what she learned when her company's capital was quickly dwindling.
Grace Reader
6 Ways Angels and VCs Think Differently
Investors

6 Ways Angels and VCs Think Differently

The main difference between angels and VCs comes down to motivations.
Mack Kolarich
Why Women Entrepreneurs Have a Harder Time Finding Funding
Funding

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
Funding

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
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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