Fundraising

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
Indiegogo

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
The Myths and Pitfalls of Raising Money
Bootstrapping

The Myths and Pitfalls of Raising Money

There are a bunch of important ones. Bootstrapping your business instead may well be your best bet.
Firas Kittaneh
3 Crowdfunding Secrets From an Entrepreneur Who Raised $11.5 Million
Crowdfunding

3 Crowdfunding Secrets From an Entrepreneur Who Raised $11.5 Million

Hiral Sanghavi successfully manufactured and shipped a travel jacket with funds raised on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. He's learned a thing or two -- or three.
Catherine Clifford
Olympic Athletes Turn to Crowdfunding for Travel Expenses, Training Gear and a Ticket to Their Dreams in Rio
Olympics

Olympic Athletes Turn to Crowdfunding for Travel Expenses, Training Gear and a Ticket to Their Dreams in Rio

More than $400,000 has been raised on almost 90 crowdfunding campaigns to help athletes from around the world take the final step to the summer games.
Catherine Clifford
China's Uber Rival Didi Chuxing Raises $600 Million From China Life Insurance
Uber

China's Uber Rival Didi Chuxing Raises $600 Million From China Life Insurance

The latest fundraising comes with China's top ride-hailing company locked in a struggle to fend off its global rival's march into China.
Here's Your Game Plan for When and How to Communicate With Your Crowdfunding Backers
Crowdfund with Cat

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.
Equity Crowdfunding

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
Crowdfund with Cat

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