Startup Financing

How Do You Bring Investors Into Your Business? Very Carefully.
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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.
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For Startups, Five Figures Is Nothing to Sneeze At. Here's How to Go From $0 to $10,000 in 5 Months.
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For Startups, Five Figures Is Nothing to Sneeze At. Here's How to Go From $0 to $10,000 in 5 Months.

Evan Carmichael explains how dead-broke startup entrepreneurs can quickly generate substantial income.
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Equity Crowdfunding's Unlikely Proof of Concept: Bernie Sanders
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Equity Crowdfunding's Unlikely Proof of Concept: Bernie Sanders

Two things Bernie Sanders and every startup have in common are neither can count on banks or Wall Street for funds, and now neither has to.
Kendall Almerico
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 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
Seeking Venture Capital? This T.I.P. -- a Team, an Idea and a Plan -- Is Crucial to Follow.
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Seeking Venture Capital? This T.I.P. -- a Team, an Idea and a Plan -- Is Crucial to Follow.

These three critical elements must be in place before you face an investor.
Peter Gasca
10 Answers That Will Make Your Startup Plan Worthy of Investment
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10 Answers That Will Make Your Startup Plan Worthy of Investment

Having all the answers when you pitch investors will lead them to ask only one question: ""How soon can I sign up?"
Martin Zwilling
8 Smart Things to Do When You Find Your Capital Isn't Enough
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8 Smart Things to Do When You Find Your Capital Isn't Enough

Ever hear how the founders of Airbnb sold 'Obama O's' and 'Cap'n McCain's' fictitious cereals to help fund their startup?
Toby Nwazor
Your Alma Mater Might Want to Finance Your Startup
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Your Alma Mater Might Want to Finance Your Startup

Alumni investment groups join the VC landscape.
Michelle Goodman
Why Big Brands Are Offering Big Funds to Small Businesses
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Why Big Brands Are Offering Big Funds to Small Businesses

Small businesses are cashing in from corporate loans and grants.
Michelle Goodman
7 Reasons You Should Stop Looking for Venture Capital
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7 Reasons You Should Stop Looking for Venture Capital

Most companies can afford to -- and should -- be a little scrappier. Here's why.
Shannon Whitehead
7 Ways to Bootstrap Your Business to Success
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7 Ways to Bootstrap Your Business to Success

You don't need a lot of money upfront to build up a startup. Here's why.
Martin Zwilling
Why the VC Game Is Attracting a Whole New Set of Players
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Why the VC Game Is Attracting a Whole New Set of Players

Corporations, cities and special groups have jumped into equity financing.
Michelle Goodman
Why Sending a Deck to an Investor Before a First Meeting Is a Bad Idea
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Why Sending a Deck to an Investor Before a First Meeting Is a Bad Idea

Instead, here's what you should do when you're seeking capital.
Alex Iskold