Funding

Funding

What Do Snoop Dogg, Marc Andreessen and Peter Thiel Have in Common? Reddit, Y'all.

With so much drama in the LBC, somehow, someway, Snoop still keeps coming up with funky-ass investments like every single day.
New technology

Tile, the Mini Tracking Device for Your Personal Items, Raises $13M

The cloud-based lost-and-found tool is poised for a big entrance in the market.
Crowdfunding

The 6 Waves to Watch in the World of Crowdfunding

Given the relatively recent arrival of the crowdfunding wave to the market, following its future iterations is sure to provide interesting insights. Here are six trends to keep your eye on.
Financing

Hootsuite Raises Another $60 Million on Its Way to IPO

New fundraising round reportedly values the popular social-media management tool at $1 billion.
Mobile Payments

Three Years Later, Clinkle Launches Less Than Impressive App

The oft-maligned startup rolled out a product that looks very different from its initial $30 million idea.
Straight Talk

Every Business Must Raise Funding and Other Startup Myths

Understand what options work best for your business with these expert tips.
Straight Talk

Starting a Business? Issues You've Likely Overlooked

Know the nuts and bolts of the options you're considering.
Straight Talk

What to Think About When You Think About Advisors

Our experts explain the benefits of exploring a range of expertise.
Starting a Business

Great Idea for a Business, But No Experience? These Founders Prove It Can Be Done.

The entrepreneurs behind footwear startup Jack Erwin had no experience in shoes. Now, they're steering a million-dollar shoe brand.
Funding

With $28 Million in New Funding, Porch Is the 1-Year-Old Startup Looking to Remodel the Home Improvement Market

In addition to a large Series A, the company reported an exponential increase in employee headcount and several new site features.
Business Unusual

A Gadget That Detects Gluten? With $4 Million in Funding, This Startup Is Working on It.

The year-old company is working to develop a portable gluten detecting sensor.
Networking

Referrals Worth Seeking Out Possess These 3 Attributes

Worth of mouth is powerful, but only if your contact can actually deliver a strong connection.
VC 100

Top 50 Universities for VC-Backed Entrepreneurs

It's back-to-school season. Here are the leading universities producing the most VC-backed graduates.
Valuations

Jessica Alba's Startup Raises $70 Million as It Prepares to Go Public

This latest round of funding values The Honest Company, a maker of eco-friendly family and baby products, at close to $1 billion.
Valuations

Snapchat Valuation Skyrockets to $10 Billion Following New Funding

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers tendered a $20 million investment in the as-yet-unprofitable ephemeral messaging app last May.