Funding

Inside the Smart Game of Late Fundraising Rounds
VC Funding

Inside the Smart Game of Late Fundraising Rounds

Late-stage capital is more common now. Here are 3 reasons why.
How I Funded My Startup by Working for Free
Startup Funding

How I Funded My Startup by Working for Free

It sounds crazy, but it worked. And I lost none of my company's equity in the process.
Russ Perry
The 6 Questions Entrepreneurs Should Be Prepared for Investors to Ask
Ask the Expert

The 6 Questions Entrepreneurs Should Be Prepared for Investors to Ask

Founders can't just present a pitch deck to investors and think they will get funding. They need to be prepared for all sorts of questions.
Tony Conrad
Beware of These 6 Assumptions in Your Startup
Ready To Launch

Beware of These 6 Assumptions in Your Startup

No, you can't do it all alone. No, your startup isn't a business. No, your launch date isn't a certainty.
Peter Daisyme
Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Venture Capitalist Tony Conrad.
Ask the Expert

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Venture Capitalist Tony Conrad.

Venture capitalist Tony Conrad is looking to take your questions on raising funds, approaching investors, structuring deals, making your pitch stand out and more.
Andrea Huspeni
This Father-and-Son Cyber Security Firm Is Now Valued at $3.5 Billion
Valuations

This Father-and-Son Cyber Security Firm Is Now Valued at $3.5 Billion

The company, founded in 2007, raised $120 million in its latest funding round.
5 Lessons From Commercial-Real-Estate Financing for Entrepreneurs Seeking Funding
Finance

5 Lessons From Commercial-Real-Estate Financing for Entrepreneurs Seeking Funding

Developers and sponsors often have to raise large sums very quickly from multiple sources at a time. To do that efficiently, they typically bundle up all of the information on a given capital raise into an all-in-one-package for investors.
Joanna Schwartz
A 3-Point Blueprint for Getting Noticed by Venture Capitalists
Venture Capital

A 3-Point Blueprint for Getting Noticed by Venture Capitalists

A contestant on the upcoming reality show Startup U shares his strategies for winning funding for his startup.
Stacey Alcorn
Google Just Invested $100 Million Into This 3-D Printing Startup
Google Ventures

Google Just Invested $100 Million Into This 3-D Printing Startup

Carbon3D has raised $100 million in a funding round led by Google Ventures.
The Do's and Don'ts of Asking for an Intro to a Venture Capitalist
Ready To Launch

The Do's and Don'ts of Asking for an Intro to a Venture Capitalist

If you want to give in front of an investor to pitch your company, you better do some legwork first.
Alex Iskold
Jessica Alba's Honest Company Is Reportedly a $1.7 Billion Company Now
Funding

Jessica Alba's Honest Company Is Reportedly a $1.7 Billion Company Now

The consumer goods company's value has gone up nearly 50 percent since its funding round a year ago, reports The Wall Street Journal.
Laura Entis
5 Tips for Dealing With a Personal Crisis or Health Issue While Running a Business
Fundraising

5 Tips for Dealing With a Personal Crisis or Health Issue While Running a Business

Personal troubles happen. Don't let them derail you.
Michelle Goodman
Business Optimization

Crowdfunding or a Small-Business Loan: What's Best for Your Company?

Your needs and markets will help determine the best route for outside funding.
Cindy Yang
Pitching Investors With Customer Motivations Won't Work
Pitching Investors

Pitching Investors With Customer Motivations Won't Work

Here are the eight differences between convincing the public to pick up your product vs. getting someone to fund your business.
Martin Zwilling