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Startup Funding

Startup Financing

What Pig Poop Taught Me About Growing a 20-Year-Old Business

Don't discount alternative funding sources and creative revenue streams. To get through the toughest times, companies must do whatever it takes.

Opinion: The Case for Using Fintech to Fund Your Next Company

Tokenization through blockchain technology offers a compelling alternative to the traditional fundraising process.

The Story Behind the Nation's First Standalone LGBTQ+ Accelerator, Which Graduates Its 20th Startup Today

StartOut Growth Lab is billed as the first standalone, brick-and-mortar accelerator focusing entirely on LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs.

98 Percent of VC Funding Goes to Men. Can Women Entrepreneurs Change a Sexist System?

Last year, the largest VC deal for a female team was $165 million -- a stark contrast to that for males, which was $3 billion.

How Blockchain Can Help You Start, Grow and Protect Your Business

Your competitors are harnessing the crypto economy's power. Don't get left behind.

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Valuations

7 Factors That Influence Startup Valuations

Figuring the valuation on a company that isn't making money is subjective but not arbitrary.

Nasdaq-Traded Co. CFO Tahira Rehmatullah Shares Advice for Cannabis Startups

Should entrepreneurs fundraise, bootstrap or go the crowdfunding route?

Some Tips for East Coast Cannabis Entrepreneurs From Colorado's Industry Leaders

Entrepreneurship is never easy but the cannabis business has challenges you just don't see anywhere else.
Starting a Business

4 Fundamentals to Successfully Jump-Start Your Startup

Don't rush into business before you've done everything to give your startup the best possible chance of success.

Study Details Why Women Entrepreneurs Have Greater Crowdfunding Success

Crowdfunding has none of the barriers to success that often thwart women entrepreneurs pitching VC and angel investors.
business development companies

Capital-Hungry Startups Should Consider This Alternative to VCs.

Venture firms are funding fewer startups, mostly in selected places. If yours is outside the promised land that is Silicon Valley, business development companies might be your best bet for funding.
Starting a Business

Q. What Do Virtually All Small Business Owners Have In Common? A. Hustle and Sacrifice.

Forty percent of owners surveyed said that, if they had extra cash, they would immediately reinvest in the business rather than pay themselves.
Startup Funding

How to Win in the Biggest Tech Investor Boom Ever

In this period of peak startup funding -- and competition for capital, don't make the pitch mistakes I did. Focus on the team factors investors are looking for.
Entrepreneur Ecosystems

How to Build a Startup Ecosystem

If you're the only startup in town, it's going to be tougher than if you're launching in a healthy startup ecosystem.
Financial Advice

Don't Let Money Be an Obstacle to Starting a Business -- 5 Reasons Why

If money is your only holdup for realizing your dream, do some research -- you might find more opportunities than you'd expect.