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Funding

Before You Pitch Investors, Ask Yourself These 4 Questions

To set yourself up for success, here are some guidelines to follow when raising money.
Angel Investing

4 Things to Consider Before Investing in Other Entrepreneurs

Nearly anyone can become an angel investor. Decide if it's a fit for you.
Inspiring Your Team

Learn the Secret to Thriving in a Funding Slowdown

The trick to getting the funding you need is to build a foundation that no smart investor will pass up.
Funding

10 Things You Must Do Before Connecting With Investors

There are no shortcuts to building a solid network of engaged investors.
Financing

3 Strategies for Getting Into Lending Shape

Convincing a lender of your need and viability as a business can often be the biggest hurdle.
Take It From The Pros

Facing Major Money Troubles Early On, These Entrepreneurs Relied On a Bit of Luck to Help Them

Co-founders of shoe company Jack Erwin, Ariel Nelson and Lane Gerson, didn't come from the fashion world, but they are now running a widely known men's shoe company.
Run a Better Business

Bootstrapping Is Not Just for Startups

Even after your business is off the ground and growing, there are several bootstrapping options you should consider to keep your company lean.
Pitching Investors

Could Your Startup Answer These 23 Pitch Competition Questions?

Asked and answered. These real-life pitch questions from Steve Case's Rise of the Rest tour can help give you an edge on your next pitch.
Venture Capital

VC Funding Is a Pipe Dream, as Investors Pour Money Into Fewer Companies

The number of venture-funded companies has been declining for five consecutive quarters.
Startups

Billionaire Investor Draper Leads $4.2 Million Funding in Blockchain Startup

The blockchain technology startup powers the digital currency bitcoin and enables data-sharing across a network of individual computers.
Investors

7 Important Differences Between Angels and VCs You Need to Understand

Keep these seven differences in mind before targeting and pitching investors.
Startup Anywhere

4 Ways to Maximize Your Startup's Hometown Advantage

This is no time to be complacent, says Steve Case. Hustle and maximize every resource.
Take It From The Pros

This Entrepreneur Reveals What She Learned From Telling Investors About a Major Misstep She Made

Cherae Robinson, founder and CEO of travel app Tastemakers Africa, talks about dealing with investors and what she learned when her company's capital was quickly dwindling.