Startup Financing

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Budgeting Smarts for the Startup Contractor
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Budgeting Smarts for the Startup Contractor

One of the essential elements of running a successful contracting business is knowing how to create and follow a budget. Read these tips aimed specifically at contractors.
Why More Baby Boomers Are Looking to Franchise
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Why More Baby Boomers Are Looking to Franchise

Twenty-two percent of boomers have less than $100,000 of retirement savings.
David Nilssen
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
Meet the VC Fund Helping Startups in Underserved Communities Grow
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Meet the VC Fund Helping Startups in Underserved Communities Grow

A venture fund invests serious cash on startups in underserved communities.
Michelle Goodman
Funding Your Business: Building Credit and More
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Funding Your Business: Building Credit and More

Even if you are dealing with less than perfect credit, there are more options than ever for entrepreneurs to fund their new businesses.
Lucinda Watrous
There Are New 'Pools of Money' Available for Entrepreneurs. Listen in as This Startup Finance Braintrust Talks What, Why and How.
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There Are New 'Pools of Money' Available for Entrepreneurs. Listen in as This Startup Finance Braintrust Talks What, Why and How.

A roundtable of experts sit down in Nashville, Tenn., to break down what the new laws for equity crowdfunding mean and why they are important.
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
Here's Your Game Plan for When and How to Communicate With Your Crowdfunding Backers
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Here's Your Game Plan for When and How to Communicate With Your Crowdfunding Backers

Brian Meece, the co-founder of crowdfunding platform RocketHub, outlines a strategy for reaching out to your investors during and after a campaign.
Catherine Clifford
A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign Needs a Video. Here's What It Should Look Like.
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A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign Needs a Video. Here's What It Should Look Like.

Brian Meece, the co-founder of crowdfunding platform RocketHub, shares his best advice on producing a pitch video.
Catherine Clifford
Every Startup Gains From An Incubator Or Accelerator
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Every Startup Gains From An Incubator Or Accelerator

Every startup can benefit from the right incubator or accelerator, if they are realistic about their needs.
Martin Zwilling
What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Crowd Finance
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What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Crowd Finance

Equity crowdfunding under the JOBS Act has, at long last, become reality but there is a lot to know to take advantage of the opportunity.
Who Is Equity Crowdfunding Right For?
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Who Is Equity Crowdfunding Right For?

Co-founder of crowdfunding platform RocketHub, Alon Hillel-Tuch, explains what is involved in raising money for and investing in a startup with equity crowdfunding.
Catherine Clifford
Starting Today, There Is a New Way for Entrepreneurs to Raise Money. Here's the Good, the Great, the Bad and the Ugly.
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Starting Today, There Is a New Way for Entrepreneurs to Raise Money. Here's the Good, the Great, the Bad and the Ugly.

Equity crowdfunding has historically only been open to accredited investors. As of May 16, anyone can invest in a startup with equity crowdfunding.
Catherine Clifford