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Investors

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.
Franchises

When and Why Franchises Seek Investors

Franchises take steps to attract deep-pocketed investors from the start.
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.
Entrepreneur Network

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.
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.
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.
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

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.
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.
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.
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.
Uber

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.