Funding

Startup Financing

What Pig Poop Taught Me About Growing a 20-Year-Old Business

Don't discount alternative funding sources and creative revenue streams. To get through the toughest times, companies must do whatever it takes.
Billionaires

6 Money Tips From Self-Made Billionaires

Entrepreneurship is not an easy road. You must carve your own way to success.
Entrepreneur LIVE!

These 3 Investors Explain How You Can Get Funding

Here's how to meet investors and give your business the best chance at success.
Accelerators

The Story Behind the Nation's First Standalone LGBTQ+ Accelerator, Which Graduates Its 20th Startup Today

StartOut Growth Lab is billed as the first standalone, brick-and-mortar accelerator focusing entirely on LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs.
Private Equity

Don't Get Gouged by Private Equity Fees

Odds are, your banker is looking to make money, not a fair deal. Here's how you can manage your relationship with a private equity firm.
Startup Basics

Why Not Getting VC Funding Might Be Better for Your Business

Here's why lifestyle businesses appeal to so many entrepreneurs.
Venture Capital

With an Increase in Venture Capital Mega Deals, How Can Startups Stand Out?

While a great idea or product may put your emerging growth company in the running, breaking away from the crowd does take a significant amount of homework.
Startups

The World's Most Valuable Startup Is a Company You've Probably Never Heard of

A recent $3 billion funding round landed Bytedance (parent of TikTok) the title of world's most valuable startup.

98 Percent of VC Funding Goes to Men. Can Women Entrepreneurs Change a Sexist System?

Last year, the largest VC deal for a female team was $165 million -- a stark contrast to that for males, which was $3 billion.
Equity Crowdfunding

Survey Shows Founders Ignored by VCs Are Succeeding With Equity Crowdfunding

Women and people of color seldom win the backing of venture capitalists, but they have a promising alternative with equity crowdfunding.
Starting a Business

This Lyft Employee's Entrepreneurial Past Inspired Her to Create a Business Pitch Competition for Lyft Drivers

Lyft recently surveyed its drivers and learned that nearly one-fifth of them run or aspire to run a company.
Funding

Who Would Invest in Your Startup, and Why?

The type of funding you should pursue depends on your business's value and scalability.
Funding

You Can't Get VC Funding for Your Startup. Now, What?

Take heart, because there are other paths to take to launch a company -- some very popular, and others virtually unknown.
Funding

This Unlikely VC Has Invested $4 Million in Underrepresented Founders

Women, people of color and LGBTQ founders receive less than 10 percent of venture capital. Arlan Hamilton is changing that.
Funding

We Just Raised $21 Million. Here's How to Spend a Massive Funding Round.

Follow these do's and don'ts to make the most of your funding without making any lavish mistakes.

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