Investors

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
Yum Brands, Parent Company of Taco Bell and KFC, Is Spinning Off Its China Business
Yum Brands

Yum Brands, Parent Company of Taco Bell and KFC, Is Spinning Off Its China Business

The company's China unit has been beset by food scandals and marketing missteps.
5 Keys to Rebounding From a Failed Business Strong
Radicals & Visionaries

5 Keys to Rebounding From a Failed Business Strong

The willingness and determination to overcome the risks of a new venture is one of the first criteria that defines an entrepreneur.
Martin Zwilling
More Than Money: 4 Tips to Find the Right Investor for Your Startup
Ready To Launch

More Than Money: 4 Tips to Find the Right Investor for Your Startup

Your ideal investor won't be just a walking bank account.
Allison Engel
How Investors Choose Startups to Finance
Ready To Launch

How Investors Choose Startups to Finance

Early-stage investors gather very little information when making a decision. But that makes perfect sense.
Scott Shane
8 Types of Investors That Entrepreneurs Need to Avoid
Ready To Launch

8 Types of Investors That Entrepreneurs Need to Avoid

Don't assume that all investors are the same, just because their money is always the same color.
Martin Zwilling
10 Key Questions to Determine Whether Your Dream Is a Business
Ready To Launch

10 Key Questions to Determine Whether Your Dream Is a Business

There is no magic formula for building a good business, but there are some common elements.
Martin Zwilling
The 6 Types of Buyers for Your Business
Selling a Business

The 6 Types of Buyers for Your Business

Educating yourself on each buyer type is one of the first steps in beginning to plan the sale of your company.
Peter Lehrman
5 Lessons From Commercial-Real-Estate Financing for Entrepreneurs Seeking Funding
Finance

5 Lessons From Commercial-Real-Estate Financing for Entrepreneurs Seeking Funding

Developers and sponsors often have to raise large sums very quickly from multiple sources at a time. To do that efficiently, they typically bundle up all of the information on a given capital raise into an all-in-one-package for investors.
Joanna Schwartz