Funding

This Promising Uber Rival Just Raised $120 Million
Ridesharing Apps

This Promising Uber Rival Just Raised $120 Million

Cabify is based in Spain but big in Latin America.
Tony Robbins: Take Control of Your Finances, and Take Control of Your Life
Business Optimization

Tony Robbins: Take Control of Your Finances, and Take Control of Your Life

With his newly re-released New York Times bestseller, the life strategist and philanthropist wants to help you take control of your financial life -- so he's giving his books away for free.
Are You Approaching Investors With No Business Plan and Fuzzy Profit Projections? Get Real.
Ready To Launch

Are You Approaching Investors With No Business Plan and Fuzzy Profit Projections? Get Real.

The odds of finding funding generally correlate highly to your odds of business success -- and your personal risk is even more critical than outside investor risk.
Martin Zwilling
Crowdfunding, Personal Credit and the 'Bank of Mom and Dad' Are a Few Go-Tos For Cash When VCs Aren't Interested
Business Optimization

Crowdfunding, Personal Credit and the 'Bank of Mom and Dad' Are a Few Go-Tos For Cash When VCs Aren't Interested

Only a tiny fraction of startup funding comes from venture capital firms. So what about everyone else? How are growing businesses supporting the rest of their growth needs?
Aaron Agius
5 Ways Raising Money Is Just Like Asking for a Date
Fundraising

5 Ways Raising Money Is Just Like Asking for a Date

Approach investors with the notion the goal is to replicate the money they invest.
Brian Foley
Startup Capital: 6 Ways To Fund Your Businesses
Ready To Launch

Startup Capital: 6 Ways To Fund Your Businesses

Securing funding and capital for a startup will keep a new business operating for longer periods.
Tim Burd
What It's Like to Work With a Business Loan Broker
Small Business Loans

What It's Like to Work With a Business Loan Broker

Be careful before entering into business arrangements with loan brokers, consider if their interest is aligned with yours.
Jared Hecht
Innovation Inhibitors Include Dependency on New Infrastructure and Investor Risk Tolerance
Innovation

Innovation Inhibitors Include Dependency on New Infrastructure and Investor Risk Tolerance

Be aware that attempting innovation in certain times and places is extremely risky.
Martin Zwilling
Crowdfunding Won't Work Unless You Prove Your Product Can Ease a Pain Point
Marketing Bootcamp

Crowdfunding Won't Work Unless You Prove Your Product Can Ease a Pain Point

If you work to connect with users on an emotional level and solve one (or more) of their problems, crowdfunding is the way to go.
Matthew Toren
Differentiate or Die Trying: What's Next For the Alternative Lending Market
Lending

Differentiate or Die Trying: What's Next For the Alternative Lending Market

Smart organizations will find ways to engage with their customers outside of the direct sale.
Chris Myers
Are Millennials the Most Generous Generation?
Crowdfunding

Are Millennials the Most Generous Generation?

Millennials are driving crowdfunding, but disrupting the global market for charitable giving.
Andre Bourque
Embrace Being Broke. Build Up Your Business By Bootstrapping.
Business Optimization

Embrace Being Broke. Build Up Your Business By Bootstrapping.

Cash or no cash, there's no time like now to start your business, according to Entrepreneur Network partner James Tew.
Entrepreneur Network
Smartwatch Maker Pebble Lays Off Quarter of Staff
Pebble

Smartwatch Maker Pebble Lays Off Quarter of Staff

CEO says the layoffs are required due to 'a chilly fundraising environment' in Silicon Valley.
Jason Cipriani
When and Why Franchises Seek Investors
Franchises

When and Why Franchises Seek Investors

Franchises take steps to attract deep-pocketed investors from the start.