Startup Financing

Bootstrapping

4 Ways to Surviving the Bootstrapping Years

Bootstrapping makes you tough and forces your company to prove itself day in and day out.
Startup Success Stories

Here Are 4 Things I Would Have Done Differently as a Founder

After 4 years, an entrepreneur looks back and realizes that sometimes a bad decision is better than no decision.
Ask the Expert

Won Funding? Why You Should Wait to Celebrate.

Here's why your big investment isn't (an immediate) reason to celebrate.
Finance

How Silicon Valley is Changing the Fintech Space

FinTech companies are generally startups founded to disrupt established financial systems.
IPO

Go Public or Stay Private? The Endless Debate, Continued.

Deciding whether to go public or not is about evaluating what's best for your company and its stakeholders.
How to Become a Millionaire

Want to Stay a Millionaire? Don't Do These 4 Things.

Financial advisors let us know what you should not do after you make your first million.
Startup Financing

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.
Franchises

Why More Baby Boomers Are Looking to Franchise

Twenty-two percent of boomers have less than $100,000 of retirement savings.
Startups

The 4 Mindsets That Will Make or Break Your Startup

Your startup mindset can make or break your business plan. Use positivity, passion and self-awareness for greater success.
Crowdfund with Cat

Watch Our 8-Episode Crash Course on Crowdfunding

Here's the complete first season of our new web series, 'Crowdfund with Cat.'
Startup Financing

Meet the VC Fund Helping Startups in Underserved Communities Grow

A venture fund invests serious cash on startups in underserved communities.
Startup Financing

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.
Venture Capital

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.
Startup Financing

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.
Crowdfund with Cat

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.