Funding

Finance

Your Secret Decoder Ring for VC Speak

Venture capitalist Sharon Wienbar gives us the skinny on what kind of questions VCs ask and why they ask them.
Finance

Why Equity Crowdfunding Isn't a Threat to Venture Capital

Under the JOBS Act, there will be new ways to raise money. But not all fund-raising is created equal.
Starting a Business

How This Young Founder Went From Reality Star to Disruptive Entrepreneur

Here is how Kim Taylor graduated from the Randi Zuckerberg-produced reality series 'Startups: Silicon Valley' to taking on the bigwigs of for-profit education.
Finance

A Beginner's Guide to Private Equity

It may be just what an established business needs, but watch out for ruthlessness.
Finance

Ditch the Business Plan, Get Online and Other Tips for Dealing With Investors

Venture capitalist John Frankel offers up advice on how to meet and pitch investors.
Finance

AngelList Raises $24 Million as Ban on General Solicitation Lifts

The online platform where investors and startups connect has reportedly raised $24 million in an investment round.
Finance

How to See Your Startup Through The Eyes of Investors

Understanding exactly what investors want before you go into a VC pitch will help ensure you connect with investors and close the deal.
Finance

What You Need to Know About the New Equity-Crowdfunding Model

Entrepreneurs who list on equity-crowdfunding platforms will have an opportunity to raise serious capital. Learn how to manage new expectations, responsibilities and obligations to regulators and shareholders
Finance

New SEC Rules: Added Opportunities, Added Risks

With the new fundraising rules going into effect next week, here are a few key features and tips to keep in mind.
Finance

How Established Businesses Can Benefit From Crowdfunding

Call it crowdfunding 2.0. Established companies are using Kickstarter and the like to launch new products, paid for by a built-in customer base before they hit the production line.
Technology

New York Times to Invest in Startups Through Its Own Incubator

The New York Times Co. plans to invest in early-stage media startups through its incubator, timeSpace, which recently graduated its inaugural class. Here's a look at what each of its three startups are up to.
Growth Strategies

How to Attract Talent With Little Cash

Our ASK the Expert VC John Frankel offers up advice about how to nab employees on a bootstrap budget.
Finance

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: John Frankel

VC John Frankel of ff Venture Capital wants to answer your big startup questions about raising funds, meeting investors and pitching.
Starting a Business

This Startup Wants Your Water Filter to Be Beautiful

Tapping into the water-filter market, startup Soma explains how it is looking to turn the business on its head.
Finance

What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Valuations

Read the first part of a series that breaks down what you really need to know about venture capital deals.