Investors

Nearly 1 in 10 Kickstarter Projects Fails to Deliver Rewards
Kickstarter

Nearly 1 in 10 Kickstarter Projects Fails to Deliver Rewards

The crowdfunding platform commissioned a University of Pennsylvania professor to do an analysis of the fulfillment rates of funded campaigns on the platform.
Catherine Clifford
4 Reasons Why a Traditional 40-Page Business Plan Is an Insane Waste of Time
Business Optimization

4 Reasons Why a Traditional 40-Page Business Plan Is an Insane Waste of Time

No one will even read your epic novel of a plan in this age of short bursts of information. Create a 10-page pitch deck instead.
Adam Callinan
The 'Mayor' of Entrepreneurship in Atlanta On Empire Builders Vs. Lifestyle Entrepreneurs
Atlanta

The 'Mayor' of Entrepreneurship in Atlanta On Empire Builders Vs. Lifestyle Entrepreneurs

David Cummings, the founder of Atlanta Tech Village, explains how he chooses which startups to invest in.
Catherine Clifford
Why Sending a Deck to an Investor Before a First Meeting Is a Bad Idea
Ready To Launch

Why Sending a Deck to an Investor Before a First Meeting Is a Bad Idea

Instead, here's what you should do when you're seeking capital.
Alex Iskold
How to Avoid Dangerous Investors and Possible Embezzlement
Investors

How to Avoid Dangerous Investors and Possible Embezzlement

One of my friends stole $700,000 from me. Don't let that happen to you.
Tim Linnet
5 Wrong Answers When Pitching Investors for Capital
Pitching Investors

5 Wrong Answers When Pitching Investors for Capital

If you don't know each and every detail of your business, why would an investor want to work with you?
Richard Maclean
6 Strategies to Win the New Initial Public Offering Game
IPO

6 Strategies to Win the New Initial Public Offering Game

Businesses don't have to be big in order to prove they're self-assured in the changing world of IPOs.
Vineet Jain
The 7 Sources of Startup Capital
Investors

The 7 Sources of Startup Capital

From loans from friends and family to billion-dollar mega venture capital firms, here are some quick tips on how to approach each.
Alex Iskold
Winning Really Is the Only Thing in Business. Here Are 3 Ways to Get There.
Success Strategies

Winning Really Is the Only Thing in Business. Here Are 3 Ways to Get There.

Failure over the long term does not lead to success as an entrepreneur. Don't lose. Follow this advice.
Tasso Roumeliotis
Billionaire Investor Says Follow Your Obsession, Not Your Passion
Radicals & Visionaries

Billionaire Investor Says Follow Your Obsession, Not Your Passion

'What people are really talking about is being completely captivated by an obsession that they simply cannot imagine conducting their life without," says Michael Moritz.
Carmine Gallo
The Reality of Royalties
Business Optimization

The Reality of Royalties

An expert explains why investors ask for them and what that means for you and your company.
The Top 4 Wrong Reasons to Seek Investors
Ready To Launch

The Top 4 Wrong Reasons to Seek Investors

There is plenty of evidence that too much money can undermine a startup more quickly than squeezing pennies.
Martin Zwilling
8 Reasons Young Entrepreneurs, or the Young at Heart, Lead the Way
Ready To Launch

8 Reasons Young Entrepreneurs, or the Young at Heart, Lead the Way

Young people are more accustomed to facing a new world each day, so they don't worry about it, and usually actually relish the new adventure.
Martin Zwilling
Ready to Go Full Time With Your Side Gig? Consider These 8 Factors First.
Ready To Launch

Ready to Go Full Time With Your Side Gig? Consider These 8 Factors First.

Being careful with the leap of faith can create a stable foundation for a successful startup.
David Simnick