Startup Funding

These 7 Big Companies Also Fancy Themselves VCs
Venture Capital

These 7 Big Companies Also Fancy Themselves VCs

From Campbell Soup Company to 7-Eleven, corporate entities are getting into the venture capital game.
Nina Zipkin
4 Tremendous Benefits of Bootstrapping a Company
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4 Tremendous Benefits of Bootstrapping a Company

Why run to investors when doing it yourself brings your business business benefits?
Zach Cutler
5 Fundraising Lessons From a Startup Founder and Single Mom
Startup Funding

5 Fundraising Lessons From a Startup Founder and Single Mom

For example, how many male startup founders always get introduced as a 'dad'?
Jonathan Long
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
What a 1990 Chevy Pickup Truck Purchase Taught Me About Raising Capital
Raising Capital

What a 1990 Chevy Pickup Truck Purchase Taught Me About Raising Capital

I didn't really need the truck back in 1991, but I learned to look for opportunities before I thought it was the right time.
Doug Winter
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
7 Investor Questions Startup Entrepreneurs Need to Know How to Answer
Pitching Investors

7 Investor Questions Startup Entrepreneurs Need to Know How to Answer

You have more of a chance of attracting investors if you can speak to these seven critical areas of a new business idea.
Peter Gasca
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
How to Land Your Startup's Funding Before You Even Pitch Investors
Pitching Investors

How to Land Your Startup's Funding Before You Even Pitch Investors

If you want investors to take you seriously, you need to demonstrate your growth potential and prove you know your market inside and out.
Vincent Molinari
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
How Much Capital Should You Raise?
Startup Funding

How Much Capital Should You Raise?

Investors don't care about your 'burn.' What they care about is your next milestone.
Alex Iskold
The Secret to Pitches That Nail It Every Time? Brevity.
Pitching Investors

The Secret to Pitches That Nail It Every Time? Brevity.

Investors stop listening when the pitch is just an avalanche of data.
Brock Stechman
4 Ways to Strategically Use New Funding to Boost Your Small Business
Startup Funding

4 Ways to Strategically Use New Funding to Boost Your Small Business

That deposit into your account isn't the end of the transaction. Now you have to figure out the best ways to spend it.
Levi King
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