Fundraising

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How to Bleed Your Friends Dry for Your Business -- and Still Remain Friends
Raising Capital

How to Bleed Your Friends Dry for Your Business -- and Still Remain Friends

Family and friends might be your only option for funds. Here are some tips on how to best go about it.
Levi King
5 Reasons Bootstrapping Your Business is the Best Thing You Can Do
Bootstrapping

5 Reasons Bootstrapping Your Business is the Best Thing You Can Do

Investors know those companies that are bootstrapped know how to run the business and ensure equity.
Brian Foley
3 Shifts That Signify Where Venture Capital Is Headed This Year
Venture Capital

3 Shifts That Signify Where Venture Capital Is Headed This Year

Following a peak in 2015, investors are adjusting their priorities.
Lydia Belanger
5 Essentials for Your Crowdfunding Project to Succeed
Crowdfunding

5 Essentials for Your Crowdfunding Project to Succeed

Lots of good projects flop as crowdfunding projects, not because the idea was bad but because the funding campaign was poorly executed.
Lesya Liu
VC Funding Is a Pipe Dream, as Investors Pour Money Into Fewer Companies
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.
Lydia Belanger
10 Signs Your Startup Won't Get Funded
Funding

10 Signs Your Startup Won't Get Funded

Are investors giving you the cold shoulder? There may be good reasons for that.
Patrick Henry,
(Social) Mission Accomplished: 6 Female Founders on Raising Capital With a Triple Bottom Line
Business Lessons

(Social) Mission Accomplished: 6 Female Founders on Raising Capital With a Triple Bottom Line

Fundraising advice from six women who merge profit with purpose.
Teresa Bigelow
3 Common Gaffes That Sabotage Most Fund-Raising Founders
Fundraising

3 Common Gaffes That Sabotage Most Fund-Raising Founders

Raising money is never easy but failure to prepare makes it impossible.
Ken Dunn
5 Fundraising Tips From 'The Billionaire Whisperer'
Fundraising

5 Fundraising Tips From 'The Billionaire Whisperer'

Jennifer McCrea has shifted how people think about fundraising for causes that matter.
Deep Patel
'Trust But Verify' Is How to Fight Back Against Employee Theft and Fraud
Lending

'Trust But Verify' Is How to Fight Back Against Employee Theft and Fraud

The people you can trust handling money are the ones who don't bristle at reasonable internal financial controls.
Daniel DeMeo
6 Lessons Learned From Raising $2 Million
Startup Funding

6 Lessons Learned From Raising $2 Million

Fundraising is a full time job, and so is running your company. It's a lot to figure out.
Steve Eakin
New Report Shines Light on the U.S. Accelerator Industry
Accelerators

New Report Shines Light on the U.S. Accelerator Industry

Gust released its 2015 Global Accelerator Report. The U.S. and Canada are leading the way.
Miklos Grof
Indiegogo Expanding Beyond Crowdfunding to Be a 'Springboard' for Entrepreneurs
Make More Happen

Indiegogo Expanding Beyond Crowdfunding to Be a 'Springboard' for Entrepreneurs

The San Francisco-based fundraising platform is pushing into new territory under its new CEO, David Mandelbrot.
Catherine Clifford
Don't Make This Huge Mistake on Your Financial Model
Business

Don't Make This Huge Mistake on Your Financial Model

Investors are curious about projected expenses but your projected revenue is what will decide if they write a check or send you on your way.
Andrew Cohen