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.
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.
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.
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.
The Bright Side of Sharing Bad News With Potential Investors
With potential investors, honesty is the best policy.
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.
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.
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.
Uber Losing $1 Billion a Year to Compete in China
The company's Chinese business boosted its valuation last month to more than $8 billion after raising more than $1 billion in its latest funding round.
It Made Sense at the Time: Why I Passed on Uber's Seed Round
The opportunity to invest the equivalent of a down payment on a modest Silicon Valley house in the early Uber would be worth a billion dollars now. When you pay that kind of tuition, you need to learn the lesson.
The Tried-and-True Process for Getting Investors to Give You a Straight Answer
You want to hear "yes,'' and you will survive hearing "no,'' but you can't work with a "maybe'' that never ends.
10 Answers That Will Make Your Startup Plan Worthy of Investment
Having all the answers when you pitch investors will lead them to ask only one question: ""How soon can I sign up?"
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