Investors

Pitching Investors

I Took 400 Meetings With Investors to Get My Startup Funded. Here's What I Learned.

Here are five strategies that early stage entrepreneurs can adopt as they begin fundraising for their company.
Elon Musk

An Emotional Elon Musk Lays Out Tesla's Future Plans and Admits He Has a Problem With Time

At Tesla's shareholder meeting on Tuesday, Musk went with a patient approach -- a far cry from the tirades he's made headlines for in recent months.

This Founder Found Out Her Investor Allegedly Sexually Harassed Women and Gave Back $500,000 in Funding

A moral crisis blindsided Unbound CEO Polly Rodriguez and put her brand's values to the test.
100 Brilliant Companies

Learn Why Investors are Closely Watching These 20 Companies

Investors and incubators share the most brilliant companies that have caught their attention this year.

Attention Female Entrepreneurs: Here's a Step-by-Step Guide for Picking the Right VC

The VC relationships you gain are far more important than the money, so choose wisely.
Incubators

Snapchat's Parent Company Plans to Invest $1.5 Million in Media Startups

Snap has announced a new accelerator program called Yellow focused on 'mobile storytelling.'
Entrepreneurs

How to Use Psychology to Get Investors to Close When You Want Them to

Deadlines can trigger FOMO and FOMO can trigger signing the papers.
The Digest

A Cancer Diagnosis Inspired This Entrepreneur to Start an Indulgent Ice Cream Brand That's Obsessed With Growth

Vice Cream was created as a response to the low-calorie, dairy-free and sugar-free products on the market.
Be Your Own Boss

The 'I'm My Own Boss' Myth Humbles Many an Entrepreneur

That misconception does not comport with startup reality. But by adopting the right mindset, you can come to terms with how many bosses you really have.
Venture Capital

5 Common Mistakes That Keep Venture Capitalists From Investing

Want to attract venture capitalist funding? Make sure you aren't making these five self-inflicted errors.
Investors

4 Traits Perceptive Investors Look for in Tech Startup Founders

A brilliant founder with a good product is a better bet than a so-so founder with a brilliant product.
Elon Musk

Why Elon Musk Should Take a Vacation

The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX has gotten into spats with Wall Street and Warren Buffett over the past week.
Starting a Business

Investors Gave Me Money to Help People Win at Video Games. Here's What I Did.

How startups in emerging industries should approach the big pitch.
Shark Tank

13 Million-Dollar Businesses That Turned Down 'Shark Tank' Deals

Check out these businesses that became wildly successful -- despite turning down their 'Shark Tank' offers.
The Digest

Why This Entrepreneur Who Took Over a 70-Year-Old Ice Cream Brand Advocates for Slow Growth

Michael Palmer jumped into owning a business after a wildfire destroyed his home in California.
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