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Optimistic Entrepreneurs: Growth Anticipated But Accessing Capital Could Be an Issue
Growth Strategies

Optimistic Entrepreneurs: Growth Anticipated But Accessing Capital Could Be an Issue

As business owners pursue growth, they need to find the right financial partners who can help them achieve their dreams.
Daniel DeMeo
Tesla's Next Strategic Turn Could Cost Tens of Billions of Dollars
Tesla

Tesla's Next Strategic Turn Could Cost Tens of Billions of Dollars

Last week, Elon Musk unveiled an ambitious plan to expand the company into electric trucks and buses, as well as car sharing.
Why Equity Crowdfunding Matters to Small Business
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Why Equity Crowdfunding Matters to Small Business

Equity crowdfunding can supply needed capital for equipment, growth capital or for strategic hires.
Richard Swart
3 Crowdfunding Secrets From an Entrepreneur Who Raised $11.5 Million
Crowdfunding

3 Crowdfunding Secrets From an Entrepreneur Who Raised $11.5 Million

Hiral Sanghavi successfully manufactured and shipped a travel jacket with funds raised on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. He's learned a thing or two -- or three.
Catherine Clifford
Watch Our 8-Episode Crash Course on Crowdfunding
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Watch Our 8-Episode Crash Course on Crowdfunding

Here's the complete first season of our new web series, 'Crowdfund with Cat.'
Catherine Clifford
Elite Venture Capital Firm Andreessen Horowitz Looks for These 3 Things in Startups
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Elite Venture Capital Firm Andreessen Horowitz Looks for These 3 Things in Startups

Managing partner Scott Kupor spoke in Nashville recently about what the Silicon Valley staple looks for when it researches potential investment opportunities.
Catherine Clifford
Explore These 5 Options for Your Cash-Strapped Startup
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Explore These 5 Options for Your Cash-Strapped Startup

The quest for startup capital is no walk in the park. Consider these three things you need to avoid.
Toby Nwazor
How This Man Raised $31 Million in VC Funding in 4 Years
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.
Crowdfunding, Personal Credit and the 'Bank of Mom and Dad' Are a Few Go-Tos For Cash When VCs Aren't Interested
Business Optimization

Crowdfunding, Personal Credit and the 'Bank of Mom and Dad' Are a Few Go-Tos For Cash When VCs Aren't Interested

Only a tiny fraction of startup funding comes from venture capital firms. So what about everyone else? How are growing businesses supporting the rest of their growth needs?
Aaron Agius
Slack Raises $200 Million, Boosting Valuation to $3.8 Billion
Slack

Slack Raises $200 Million, Boosting Valuation to $3.8 Billion

The latest funding round comes in spite of a contraction in venture capital investing for technology startups, amid widespread concern about high valuations.
This Company Asked Its Employees for Cash and Everybody Won
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This Company Asked Its Employees for Cash and Everybody Won

For the right kind of business, a radical move like asking employees to finance the company can be smart and effective.
Michelle Goodman
How Creating a 'Minimum Viable Pitch Deck' Helped Us Raise $6 Million
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.
Dan Jimenez
How Elio Motors Went From Startup to Publicly Traded Company in Months
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How Elio Motors Went From Startup to Publicly Traded Company in Months

Elio Motors was the first startup to become a publicly traded company using the updated Regulation A+ crowdfunding rules.
Sally Outlaw
'Perspective-Taking' and How to Close an Investor in 3 Minutes
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'Perspective-Taking' and How to Close an Investor in 3 Minutes

Are you watching for those all-important clues? Here's how to do that.