Fundraising

Here's Your Game Plan for When and How to Communicate With Your Crowdfunding Backers
Ready To Launch

Here's Your Game Plan for When and How to Communicate With Your Crowdfunding Backers

Brian Meece, the co-founder of crowdfunding platform RocketHub, outlines a strategy for reaching out to your investors during and after a campaign.
Catherine Clifford
4 Factors VCs Consider When Deciding to Invest In a Founder
Venture Capital

4 Factors VCs Consider When Deciding to Invest In a Founder

When venture capitalists assess early-stage opportunities they are as focused on leadership merit as the merits of the business idea.
Dave Hochman
3 Foundational Secrets to Running a Rockstar Crowdfunding Campaign
Crowdfund with Cat

3 Foundational Secrets to Running a Rockstar Crowdfunding Campaign

Brian Meece, the co-founder of crowdfunding platform RocketHub, explains what it takes to get people to invest their dollars into your product.
Catherine Clifford
How Does an Investor Make Money With Equity Crowdfunding?
Crowdfund with Cat

How Does an Investor Make Money With Equity Crowdfunding?

Alon Hillel-Tuch, a co-founder of the crowdfunding platform RocketHub, explains the four ways that an investor can make money off of an equity crowdfunding asset.
Catherine Clifford
Starting Today, There Is a New Way for Entrepreneurs to Raise Money. Here's the Good, the Great, the Bad and the Ugly.
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Starting Today, There Is a New Way for Entrepreneurs to Raise Money. Here's the Good, the Great, the Bad and the Ugly.

Equity crowdfunding has historically only been open to accredited investors. As of May 16, anyone can invest in a startup with equity crowdfunding.
Catherine Clifford
Equity Crowdfunding Explained -- Jargon Free
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Equity Crowdfunding Explained -- Jargon Free

A co-founder of crowdfunding platform RocketHub, Alon Hillel-Tuch, explains the difference between equity crowdfunding and more tradition donation-based crowdfunding.
Catherine Clifford
Next Generation Crowdfunding Starts May 16. Expect Opportunity and Growing Pains.
Ready To Launch

Next Generation Crowdfunding Starts May 16. Expect Opportunity and Growing Pains.

Any long-lasting sea change in the landscape of startup capital will happen gradually with countless hiccups.
Catherine Clifford
Which Entrepreneurs Will Benefit Most From the New Era of Crowdfunding?
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Which Entrepreneurs Will Benefit Most From the New Era of Crowdfunding?

As of May 16, new rules go into effect opening up a new form of startup finance. Here's a rundown of what kind of startup is likely to be best suited to equity crowdfunding 2.0.
Catherine Clifford
How This Man Raised $31 Million in VC Funding in 4 Years
Venture Capital

How This Man Raised $31 Million in VC Funding in 4 Years

Greg Marsh unlocked the secret: Start with old-fashioned networking, then grow your own network.
Coolest Cooler Asks Backers for More Money
Kickstarter

Coolest Cooler Asks Backers for More Money

After pricing the product too low, backers are being asked to pay another $97 for expedited shipping.
Steve Dent
On Being a Startup CEO and a Dad
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On Being a Startup CEO and a Dad

Every decision the CEO of startup makes has an impact on his home life.
Jeremy Bodenhamer
5 Ways Raising Money Is Just Like Asking for a Date
Fundraising

5 Ways Raising Money Is Just Like Asking for a Date

Approach investors with the notion the goal is to replicate the money they invest.
Brian Foley
Spotify Raises $1 Billion in Convertible Debt
Spotify

Spotify Raises $1 Billion in Convertible Debt

The streaming service is facing increasing competition from Apple, Pandora, SoundCloud and Tidal.
Would You Eat Protein Bars Made From Insects? Investors Have Bet $4 Million on It.
Food Business

Would You Eat Protein Bars Made From Insects? Investors Have Bet $4 Million on It.

Tim Ferriss and the rapper Nas both participated in the series A round, which was led by AccelFoods.
Laura Entis