Funding

Starting a Business

5 Tips for Making It as a Bootstrapped Company

Contrary to what many believe, startups do not need to nab funding to make it. Still to be a successful company, an entrepreneur needs to have a solid foundation. Here are five tips on how to do it.
Technology

Knowing When to Raise Money for Your Mobile App

While the media often makes raising money seem like a piece of cake, entrepreneurs who have been there know it is the exact opposite. To get the most of your time and resources, figuring out the ideal time to raise money is key.
Growth Strategies

Calling All Dreamers: Disney Is Launching a Startup Accelerator Program

The Magic Kingdom has announced a startup accelerator program that will provide 10 budding tech companies with $120,000 and invaluable mentoring.
Finance

Need an Investor? Ditch the Pitch.

The term pitching has been ingrained in our head as a means to get funding. Yet, an entrepreneur's spiel could lead to an investor yawning instead of opening up their wallet.
Growth Strategies

3 Critical Checkpoints When Entrepreneurs Should Seek Advice

It's a fact that the journey for entrepreneurs is full of unknowns. And while many founders are encouraged to pave their own innovative path, there are a few scenarios when seeking advice is a must.
Finance

Why So Many Startups Never Reach Their Second Funding Round

Seed funding often gives a company more opportunities to fail, not succeed.
Finance

Report: Andreessen Horowitz to Raise Another $1.5 Billion

The noted venture-capital firm is reportedly in the process of raising $1.5 billion in its new round of fundraising.
Starting a Business

To Attract Funding, Develop a Prototype

In the startup world, selling your vision in a PowerPoint presentation is so passe. To get the attention of VCs, prototypes are a must. Here is why.
Finance

Crowdfunding Seen Providing $65 Billion Boost to the Global Economy in 2014 (Infographic)

Fundable, the online platform for both donation and equity-based crowdfunding, has helped startups raise $50 million in 8 months. Here are its projections for the future of crowdfunding.
Finance

E-Reading Startup Oyster Raises $14 Million

Oyster, which employs a business model similar to Netflix, received $14 million in its second round of financing.
Starting a Business

Is Your Product a 'Vitamin' or 'Painkiller?'

Make sure your product is something that your clients need to have, otherwise your revenue potential will be low.
Starting a Business

3 Ways to Boost Your 'Executive Presence' While Pitching for Funding

An entrepreneur has precious little time to convince anyone they are the real deal. Here are some ways to help your chances.
Starting a Business

Young Female Entrepreneurs' Advice on Securing Funding

These ladies have found success getting money for their companies. Here's how they did it.
Growth Strategies

Gaining Startup Traction on a Budget

You don't always need to invest a lot of capital to demonstrate traction to investors. Here is how to do it on a budget and with limited resources.
Finance

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Kirsten Green.

The investor behind hot startups Warby Parker, Birchbox and Bonobos is looking to take your questions.