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Do Your Homework and Avoid a Venture Capital Nightmare
Venture Capital

Do Your Homework and Avoid a Venture Capital Nightmare

Three tips to make your venture deals safer.
Harry Red
5 Ways Hecklers Can Prepare You for Pitching Investors
Pitching Investors

5 Ways Hecklers Can Prepare You for Pitching Investors

From improvisation to how to read a room, stand up comedy has a lot to teach entrepreneurs.
Dave Scott
Investing 101: A Quick Guide to Bonds
Finance

Investing 101: A Quick Guide to Bonds

What you need to know about bonds.
Nicole Lapin
Unicorn Investors: The Top 5 Firms With the Best Record
Investors

Unicorn Investors: The Top 5 Firms With the Best Record

For entrepreneurs, especially those with a focus on mobile-first, looking to get funding, here are the top investors to keep an eye on.
Aaron Orendorff
More Than Money: How the Right Investor Can Add Lasting Value to Your Startup
Angel Investors

More Than Money: How the Right Investor Can Add Lasting Value to Your Startup

Taking money from an investor before thoroughly vetting him or her is like getting married after your first date.
Blake Marggraff
Cannabis Industry Raised $1 Billion in 2016
Cannabis

Cannabis Industry Raised $1 Billion in 2016

Despite the industry's precarious legal status, investors are flocking to states where voters have legalized cannabis.
dispensaries.com
Does Appearing at CES Actually Pay Off?
CES 2017

Does Appearing at CES Actually Pay Off?

Whether you run a young company or an established consumer brand, there are many advantages to appearing at CES.
Derek Miller
How Entrepreneurs Can Help Their Startup Communities Get More Funding
Startup Anywhere

How Entrepreneurs Can Help Their Startup Communities Get More Funding

For those entrepreneurs not located in California, New York or Massachusetts, here is how to help your community improve capital accessibility and strengthen the ecosystem.
Study Finds Most Investors Comfortable With Businesses That 'Touch' Marijuana
Cannabis

Study Finds Most Investors Comfortable With Businesses That 'Touch' Marijuana

Growing public acceptance of marijuana, highlighted by a slew of successful legalization initiatives, is encouraging investment.
dispensaries.com
Broad Voter Approval for Cannabis Has Likely Ignited Explosive Growth
Cannabis

Broad Voter Approval for Cannabis Has Likely Ignited Explosive Growth

The 2016 elections are widely seen as a tipping point opening a flood of new investment in the cannabis industry.
Cy Scott
The Benefits of Buying a 'Boring' Businesses Instead of Seeking the Next Big Thing
Investing

The Benefits of Buying a 'Boring' Businesses Instead of Seeking the Next Big Thing

Boring businesses are stable and profitable, but could use some new marketing strategies to tap into additional growth.
Peter Daisyme
Before You Pitch Investors, Ask Yourself These 4 Questions
Funding

Before You Pitch Investors, Ask Yourself These 4 Questions

To set yourself up for success, here are some guidelines to follow when raising money.
David Hall
Learn the Secret to Thriving in a Funding Slowdown
Inspiring Your Team

Learn the Secret to Thriving in a Funding Slowdown

The trick to getting the funding you need is to build a foundation that no smart investor will pass up.
Scott King