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Raising Capital

Raising Capital

Everyone Pays to Raise Money

One way or another, entrepreneurs always pay to obtain capital.
Franchises

The 9 Advantages of Franchising

Is franchising right for you? Get the skinny on the nine things franchising offers that may benefit your business.
Funding

Avoid These 7 Mistakes When Pitching to Big-Time VCs

While there is no universal answer as to how a startup successfully closes a great funding round, there are several issues that usually kill a VC's interest.
Airbnb

Airbnb Reportedly Raises Another $100 Million in Funding

The home-sharing startup expects to be profitable in 2016, a source says.
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?
Starting a Business

5 Rules for Closing the Deal With Investors

Don't underestimate how much you will need and don't overestimate how soon there will revenue.
Raising Capital

7 Tips For Businesses Looking for EB-5 Funding

The EB-5 program paves foreign investors a path to U.S. citizenship when they invest in American job-creating projects.
Kickstarter

How Much Does a Person Typically Donate to a Kickstarter Campaign? Here's Your Answer.

The crowdfunding giant, which has seen more than $2 billion in donations to projects on its platform, released a slew of data about user activity.
Raising Capital

Raising Money? Kick High When Pitching Venture Capitalists.

This VC says look to Bruce Lee -- be creative, humble and even risky to get noticed by a potential investor.
Run a Better Business

Raising Money to Support a Great Idea? Consider Forming an Advisory Board.

The right group of advisers can help streamline a plan to get your hot new product to the right markets.
Project Grow

7 Seed-Stage Funding Sources That Might Finance Your Startup

Have you looked into these? Be sure you do. One of them could make your dream come true.
Raising Capital

7 Investor Term-Sheet Demands Startups Don't Have to Fear

As a founder, you need not view your investor contract as either a mystery or a a yoke around your neck.
VC Funding

Inside the Smart Game of Late Fundraising Rounds

Late-stage capital is more common now. Here are 3 reasons why.
Funding

Crowdfunding or a Small-Business Loan: What's Best for Your Company?

Your needs and markets will help determine the best route for outside funding.