Investors

Ask the Expert

How to Entice Investors to Fund Your Startup

While there's no one 'best' way to approach investors, here are a few tips to make your outreach as effective as possible.
Social Entrepreneurs

'Investing for Good' Gains Appeal Amid Rocky Tech Startup Market

So-called 'impact investing' rose to $15.2 billion globally last year from $10.6 billion in 2014, according to a recent report by the Global Impact Investing Network.
Starting a Business

Is Your One-Pager Scaring Away Investors?

Avoid these mistakes if you want your one-pager to attract the attention it deserves.
Uber

Investors Back Both Uber and Didi, Raising Eyebrows

Uber, the leading ride service in the United States and much of the world, and Didi Chuxing, which claims 87 percent of the Chinese market for private vehicle ride-hailing, now share at least four inv...
Startups

7 Attributes of An Entrepreneur's Startup Dream Team

Dream team startups are the work of a diligent entrepreneur who understands strengths and weaknesses.
Investors

Whiskey War: This High-Flying Entrepreneur Is Now Facing the Fight of His Life

WhistlePig founder Raj Peter Bhakta may lose his whiskey farm to the very investors that helped it grow.
Donald Trump

Silicon Valley Mocks Trump Over His Tech Bubble Warning

Trump's declaration, in the eyes of Silicon Valley's entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, was nothing new.
Venture Capital

The Goldilocks Test: Why China Is Just Right

China's quest is global dominance of the tech industry. It could overtake Silicon Valley.
Venture Capital

How This Man Raised $31 Million in VC Funding in 4 Years

Greg Marsh unlocked the secret: Start with old-fashioned networking, then grow your own network.
Apps

How to Find Your Perfect Investor Match With the Axial App

Use these tips to create a profile that will make investors swipe right.
Women Entrepreneurs

The CEO Behind 'Female Viagra' Announces Her Next Move

Cindy Whitehead's new company will offer seed investing or consulting to start-ups that want to improve women's lives.
Investors

How to Win Investors and Startup Money in a Revolutionary Industry

Just because investors have never heard of what you do doesn't mean they won't part with their money.
Ask the Expert

How to Fairly Divide Equity Between a Co-Founder and Investor

This is a huge foundational issue that can make or break your company, as it will affect every aspect of the business and will have consequences for the entire life span of the venture.
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