Funding

Starting a Business

5 Lessons I Learned From My Failed Kickstarter Campaign

YogoSport founder Ryon Lane offers advice to young entrepreneurs about how to make your Kickstarter project a success.
Starting a Business

Entrepreneur Seeks to Transform the Great Outdoors With 'Glamping'

David Troya's startup wants to take camping to the next level with treehouses, yurts and teepees.
Finance

5 Ways to Lose Investors in Under 3 Minutes

The opening of your investor pitch is critical. Flounder and you might lose a venture capitalist's attention from the start. Here are five missteps VCs look out for when sitting down with entrepreneurs.
Finance

Behind the Scenes: What It's Really Like to Pitch for a Spot on 'Shark Tank'

Meet the entrepreneurs who lined up to pitch to casting directors of the ABC reality TV show.
Starting a Business

Spreading the Love of Silicon Valley (Infographic)

Let's face it, Silicon Valley is still the mecca for startups, and every other city is playing catch up.
Finance

Why Raising Capital Is a 4-Step Process

Seeking funding for your business shouldn't be a one-time endeavor. Here are four stages of business development that can serve as a road map for your funding strategy.
Finance

NY Angels' Brian Cohen on How to Get 'Smart' Funding for Your Billion Dollar Idea

In his new book, angel investor Brian Cohen talks about the importance of getting smart money for your startup.
Starting a Business

How Entrepreneur Friendly are the Top 10 Startup Hubs?

Before you pack your bags and head off to Silicon Valley, check out how the top startup ecosystems rank when it comes to ease of starting a business.
Starting a Business

How One Young Entrepreneur Wants to Transform the Great Outdoors With 'Glamping'

David Troya's startup wants to take camping to the next level with treehouses, yurts and teepees.
Finance

When Friends and Family Become Financiers

Raising money from family and friends to fund a business can be a complex situation to navigate, requiring both personal trust and a professional approach.
Finance

Google Leads a $125 Million Investment in Lending Club

The peer-to-peer lending platform is now reportedly valued at $1.55 billion.
Starting a Business

At TechCrunch Disrupt, Heavyweight Investors Answer Questions About Outside Financing

During a panel discussion at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, investors discussed when and how young entrepreneurs should go down the venture capital route.
Starting a Business

The 10 Best Cities to Start a Business

A new report ranks the top cities for startups based on lending, business friendliness, hiring pool and local economy.
Finance

Venture Capital Funding Slows in the First Quarter

A new report shows an overall decline in investment dollars and deals but a brighter outlook for the software sector.
Growth Strategies

NYC Venture Fellows Program Mentors Startups on the Fast Track

Since 2011, a competitive fellowship program has been providing early-stage startup founders in New York City with the contacts and knowledge they need to succeed.

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