Startup Investment

3 Ways Women Owners of Early-Stage Companies Can Fight Adversity

Only 11 percent of venture capital firm partners are women, which explains why men get funded so disproportionately more. So, what are you going to do about this?

Linda Ginac

OMG: 5 Investors/Groups Who Passed on Brilliant Ideas ... and on Windfalls Worth Millions

Who could have foreseen that the Beatles would become the biggest rock band of all time?

Anna Johansson

Show Me the Money! Best Practices for Raising Capital for Your Startup.

If investors can see through you, and it's evident that their money is all you want, the only thing they'll show you is the door.

What Slow Exits Mean to Startup Investors

Since the end of the Internet 1.0 boom in 2001, the time to exit for the average venture-capital-backed company has more than doubled.

Scott Shane

How to Avoid Dangerous Investors and Possible Embezzlement

One of my friends stole $700,000 from me. Don't let that happen to you.

Tim Linnet

These 8 Disciplines Define a Fundable Entrepreneur

Register your intellectual property and demonstrate a customer focus early; just do these things in the right sequence.

Martin Zwilling

Why Venture Capital Deals Stay in Silicon Valley

The growing concentration of venture capital investments in Silicon Valley creates a problem for policymakers in other regions.

Scott Shane

How Investors Choose Startups to Finance

Early-stage investors gather very little information when making a decision. But that makes perfect sense.

Scott Shane

Inside the Smart Game of Late Fundraising Rounds

Late-stage capital is more common now. Here are 3 reasons why.

Sam Hogg

5 Modern Truths About Raising Early-Stage Capital

Given that investors increasingly are sophisticated and involved in networks, startup entrepreneurs need to understand the early-stage investment environment.

Peter Gasca

7 Ways to Build Rock-Solid Relationships With Your Investors

They may not be your BFFs, but they can be crucial to your future.

Gideon Kimbrell