Funding

The 9 Advantages of Franchising
Franchises

The 9 Advantages of Franchising

Is franchising right for you? Get the skinny on the nine things franchising offers that may benefit your business.
Mark Siebert
How Star Wars Will Help You Raise Capital for Your Company
Pitching Investors

How Star Wars Will Help You Raise Capital for Your Company

The movie focuses on the 'hero's journey,' a structure that can be useful when telling VCs your company's story.
David Teten
Avoid These 7 Mistakes When Pitching to Big-Time VCs
Funding

Avoid These 7 Mistakes When Pitching to Big-Time VCs

While there is no universal answer as to how a startup successfully closes a great funding round, there are several issues that usually kill a VC's interest.
Ravin Gandhi
Airbnb Reportedly Raises Another $100 Million in Funding
Airbnb

Airbnb Reportedly Raises Another $100 Million in Funding

The home-sharing startup expects to be profitable in 2016, a source says.
Why Angels Are Moving Online
Angel Investing

Why Angels Are Moving Online

Online platforms are a superior choice for less entrepreneurially experienced, less-active investors who are deploying smaller amounts of money.
Scott Shane
The 7 Sources of Startup Capital
Investors

The 7 Sources of Startup Capital

From loans from friends and family to billion-dollar mega venture capital firms, here are some quick tips on how to approach each.
Alex Iskold
6 Tips for Raising Your First Round of Funding
Funding

6 Tips for Raising Your First Round of Funding

It takes money to run a business. Here's how to obtain that initial windfall.
Matt Barba
7 Tips For Businesses Looking for EB-5 Funding
Raising Capital

7 Tips For Businesses Looking for EB-5 Funding

The EB-5 program paves foreign investors a path to U.S. citizenship when they invest in American job-creating projects.
Shai Zamanian and Preeya Malik
Mistakes Will Happen in Building a Startup -- But You Will Learn From Them
Startup Mistakes

Mistakes Will Happen in Building a Startup -- But You Will Learn From Them

Here are five mishaps that became valuable lessons during my journey on the way to entrepreneurial success.
Ambareen Musa
The Top 4 Wrong Reasons to Seek Investors
Ready To Launch

The Top 4 Wrong Reasons to Seek Investors

There is plenty of evidence that too much money can undermine a startup more quickly than squeezing pennies.
Martin Zwilling
6 Factors in Taking Over an Existing Business
Buying a Business

6 Factors in Taking Over an Existing Business

Buying a business involves more upfront cost but less risk than starting from scratch.
Jared Hecht
Tyra Banks's Next Chapter: Focusing on Her Beauty Startup
Radicals & Visionaries

Tyra Banks's Next Chapter: Focusing on Her Beauty Startup

The cosmetics line will seek outside funding and form a 'legitimate board,' Banks said.
Laura Entis
How Thought-Leadership Content Can Help Your Company Attract Funding
Marketing Bootcamp

How Thought-Leadership Content Can Help Your Company Attract Funding

This form of content helps prove that a company has a strong leader and serious earning potential.
Josh Johnson