Seed Funding

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6 Lessons Learned From Raising $2 Million
Startup Funding

6 Lessons Learned From Raising $2 Million

Fundraising is a full time job, and so is running your company. It's a lot to figure out.
Steve Eakin
Weathering the Market Selloff
Growth Strategies

Weathering the Market Selloff

These few suggestions will help weather the leanest of times.
Murray Indick and Lara Alice Pender
10 Essentials for a Persuasive Seed-Round Investor Deck
Pitching Investors

10 Essentials for a Persuasive Seed-Round Investor Deck

No deck is perfect but the good ones all succinctly tell investors what they need to know to make a decision.
Alex Iskold
What the Founders of Job Platform WayUp Learned About Venture Funding
Funding Secrets

What the Founders of Job Platform WayUp Learned About Venture Funding

Having just raised $7.8 million in a Series A round, founder Liz Wessel shares what she learned from the experience.
Alex Iskold
Hometown Glory: Get Startup Grants and Seed Investments From Your City
Startup Financing

Hometown Glory: Get Startup Grants and Seed Investments From Your City

Think globally, but get your financial start locally.
Michelle Goodman
BentoBox, a Startup That Helps Restaurants Build Better Websites, Raises $1.2 Million
Fundraising

BentoBox, a Startup That Helps Restaurants Build Better Websites, Raises $1.2 Million

Clients include Danny Meyer's Hospitality Group, as well as New York City hotspots The Spotted Pig and The Breslin.
Laura Entis
SCUBA Diving and Seed Money are More Connected Than You Think
Seed Funding

SCUBA Diving and Seed Money are More Connected Than You Think

An expert explains the pitfalls that come after securing funding.
5 Essentials for Maximizing Results From Seed Capital
Seed Funding

5 Essentials for Maximizing Results From Seed Capital

The founder's primary job is stretching those first funds to afford a team, a prototype and a marketing plan.
Peter S. Cohan
How I Met 75 Investors and Raised $650,000
Startup Funding

How I Met 75 Investors and Raised $650,000

Eight tips on what helped make me a successful fundraiser three years ago and has continued to help me ever since.
Aihui Ong
Watch Out for These 9 Seed Funding Gotchas
Fundraising

Watch Out for These 9 Seed Funding Gotchas

Don't rush into fundraising too early or without a plan.
Alex Iskold
This Mobile Seed Fund Just Added Two More Partners
Seed Funding

This Mobile Seed Fund Just Added Two More Partners

Silicon Valley-based Tandem has added former Google and Yahoo executive Shashi Seth and co-founder of couchsurfing.com Daniel Hoffer as partners.
Kate Taylor
Revenue Is the Only Funding Your Startup Should Seek
Startup Funding

Revenue Is the Only Funding Your Startup Should Seek

Forget VC money. Stick to "Series R."
Chris Savage
Avoid the Seed-Funding Surge Trap With These 8 Tips
Startup Financing

Avoid the Seed-Funding Surge Trap With These 8 Tips

A seasoned investor provides tips for startups to dodge the challenges created by the increasing availability of seed funding.
Peter Gasca
4 Options for Raising Capital From Friends, Investors or Even the Feds
Raising Capital

4 Options for Raising Capital From Friends, Investors or Even the Feds

Few entrepreneurs are self funded, all the rest need to jump through hoops and negotiate a web of rules.
John Boitnott