Startup Funding

Startup Founders: Don't be Afraid of an Old-Fashioned Loan to Fund Your Business

Over the last few years, the idea of taking on debt versus raising equity capital was anathema to most founders, given how freely venture capital flowed. But debt is a viable and safe alternative to VC funding. Here's why.

Kristen Corpion

The 7-Item Checklist You Need Before Launching Your Seed Round

By ensuring you fulfill these checklist Items, you will be closer to getting the funding your startup needs

Vivek Kopparthi

4 Crucial Indicators To Know Before Seeking Venture Capital Funding

Are you thinking of raising VC money in this environment? Ask your marketing team for these four crucial indicators before pitching.

Bryan Karas

We Can't Rely on Venture Capital Funding to Build a Just and Thriving Entrepreneurial Economy. Here's What to Do Instead

If we hope to build a thriving economy that supports a diversity of business models and entrepreneurs, we should work to expand inclusive non-VC business funding models.

Jenny Kassan

4 Pitfalls of Raising Venture Capital and How to Avoid Them

There are four common pitfalls entrepreneurs fall into while raising venture capital. Here are a few tips on how to avoid them.

Eric Ashman

"We Got Funded!" Egypt-Based Money Fellows Raises US$31 Million In Series B Funding Round To Foster Greater Financial Inclusion In The Country

By digitizing the concept of money circles, the startup aims to create opportunities within a largely untapped space in the fintech sector.

"We Got Funded!" Kuwait-Based Fintech Startup Ruba Raises Pre-Seed Funding Round To Boost Its Mission To Make Education Accessible

Ruba enables parents to pay for their children's school tuition fees in easy instalments on a monthly basis at zero cost.

Pamella de Leon

"We Got Funded!" Dubai-Based Eat App Concludes A US$11 Million Series B Round

Having raised US$5 million at the start of the pandemic in February 2020, Eat App has now fully concluded its Series B round by securing additional $6 million.

"We Got Funded!" Cairo-Based E-Commerce Platform Mazaya Raises US$5 Million Pre-Seed Round

Mazaya was founded in December 2021 with a mission to empower retailers and merchants of electronic goods and home appliances by enabling them to efficiently procure inventory for their stores through the Mazaya app.

3 Alternatives to Venture Capital Funding for Startups

Here are three alternatives to venture capital funding for your startup.

Roy Dekel

How to Secure a Small Business Grant in 5 Easy Steps

Funding a startup is not easy. These five steps will get you off the ground running.

6 Things You Need to Research Before Creating Your Financial Projections

Financial projections are a key component of your business plan. Learn how to create realistic financial projections that impress investors and lenders and help you build a lasting business.

Dave Lavinsky