Investors

8 Reasons Online Dating Sites Are a Business Dead End
Online Dating

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.
Martin Zwilling
When and Why Franchises Seek Investors
Franchises

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
Investing

'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.
Carol Roth
How Do You Bring Investors Into Your Business? Very Carefully.
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.
Entrepreneur Network
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.
Valuations

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.
Martin Zwilling
The Obsession With 'Curing' Aging Is Now Big Business
Biotechnology

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
Online Marketplace

How This Company Is Profiting Giving Perks to Military Members and First-Responders

GovX's small customer base helped it cash in with investors.
Michelle Goodman
Didn't Know That Uber Is a Unicorn? Time to Get Schooled on Startup Jargon.
Investors

Didn't Know That Uber Is a Unicorn? Time to Get Schooled on Startup Jargon.

Test your knowledge on the latest investor-to-entrepreneur terms and concepts.
Martin Zwilling
Angel Investors Pumped $24 Billion Into Startups. Here's How to Get Your Share.
Angel Investors

Angel Investors Pumped $24 Billion Into Startups. Here's How to Get Your Share.

As an active angel investor myself, here is my priority list of eight recommended preparation activities when you're looking for funding.
Martin Zwilling
How Creating a 'Minimum Viable Pitch Deck' Helped Us Raise $6 Million
Pitching Investors

How Creating a 'Minimum Viable Pitch Deck' Helped Us Raise $6 Million

Forget creating the perfect pitch for investors. Instead, focus on creating a deck you can iterate based on actual investor feedback.
Dan Jimenez
The Bright Side of Sharing Bad News With Potential Investors
Pitching Investors

The Bright Side of Sharing Bad News With Potential Investors

With potential investors, honesty is the best policy.
Christopher Hann
Seeking Venture Capital? This T.I.P. -- a Team, an Idea and a Plan -- Is Crucial to Follow.
Ready To Launch

Seeking Venture Capital? This T.I.P. -- a Team, an Idea and a Plan -- Is Crucial to Follow.

These three critical elements must be in place before you face an investor.
Peter Gasca
Attract Investors Using a Subscription Model
Subscription Services

Attract Investors Using a Subscription Model

Would switching to a subscription model work for you? If yes, jump at the chance and do it right.
Peter Figueredo
Within 10 Years, the Number of Accelerator Programs in the U.S. Has Increased Tenfold
Accelerators

Within 10 Years, the Number of Accelerator Programs in the U.S. Has Increased Tenfold

The growth rate is especially impressive considering the country went through the Great Recession.
Catherine Clifford