Crowdfunding, Personal Credit and the 'Bank of Mom and Dad' Are a Few Go-Tos For Cash When VCs Aren't Interested
Only a tiny fraction of startup funding comes from venture capital firms. So what about everyone else? How are growing businesses supporting the rest of their growth needs?
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.
How to Do Well With 3 Types of Do-Gooder Investors
It's possible, but you'll need to form the right purpose-driven business.
Innovation Inhibitors Include Dependency on New Infrastructure and Investor Risk Tolerance
Be aware that attempting innovation in certain times and places is extremely risky.
What People Don't Tell Entrepreneurs About Investors
They are basically all the same. Here is what I am doing about it.
Radicals & Visionaries
17 Things You Need to Know Before Doing Business in Cuba
Cubans are resourceful and tech savvy but the island nation's infrastructure is lamentable and its government still controls the economy.
Ready To Launch
Bootstrapping Is Much More Fun Than Investors
Bootstrapping does require a full confidence in your own passion with no investors to lean on or blame. But isn't that why you signed up to be an entrepreneur in the first place?
8 Reasons Online Dating Sites Are a Business Dead End
Dating site customers are fickle, hard to please and will dump one site for another without explanation. Sort of like the worst person you've ever dated.
When and Why Franchises Seek Investors
Franchises take steps to attract deep-pocketed investors from the start.
'The 30-Minute Millionaire' Outlines Ways to Get a Slice of That $2.8 Trillion Currently Sitting in Zero-Yielding Money Markets
I talked to my CNBC colleague Jeff Cox about his new book that sets a blueprint for the future of investing.
Ready To Launch
How Do You Bring Investors Into Your Business? Very Carefully.
Finance expert Mark Kohler says that knowing the difference between lenders, investors and partners is crucial when building capital.
A Startup Is Like a Home Still Being Built. Don't Value it at Next Year's Dream Market Price When Pitching an Angel Investor.
Serious investors want to know about your new venture's real revenue, team strength, registered intellectual property and other important elements.
The Obsession With 'Curing' Aging Is Now Big Business
Finding ways to extend a healthy life has attracted many tens of millions in investment dollars from the likes of Google and numerous biotechnology companies.
How This Company Is Profiting Giving Perks to Military Members and First-Responders
GovX's small customer base helped it cash in with investors.
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