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This Insurance Strategy Could Save You Thousands
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This Insurance Strategy Could Save You Thousands

Captive insurance companies have saved some firms millions in premiums and taxes.
Won Funding? Why You Should Wait to Celebrate.
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Won Funding? Why You Should Wait to Celebrate.

Here's why your big investment isn't (an immediate) reason to celebrate.
Margaret Littman
Insider Tips for Dealing Expertly with VCs
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Insider Tips for Dealing Expertly with VCs

How to navigate the differences between angels, seeds and VCs.
4 Tips for Finding Open-Minded Investors
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4 Tips for Finding Open-Minded Investors

They're out there -- but you'll need to look hard.
Michelle Goodman
Meet the VC Fund Helping Startups in Underserved Communities Grow
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Meet the VC Fund Helping Startups in Underserved Communities Grow

A venture fund invests serious cash on startups in underserved communities.
Michelle Goodman
Why the Smart Money Invests B2B, Not B2C
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Why the Smart Money Invests B2B, Not B2C

An expert explains the upsides of creating a B2B company .
The Unusual Way This Startup Found Funding
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The Unusual Way This Startup Found Funding

The Initial connection may not happen in an office. This startup went looking for backers on their own turf.
5 Steps for Making the Most of Investor Assistance
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5 Steps for Making the Most of Investor Assistance

What to do when investors arrive, claiming they're there to help.
Why These 2 Similar Businesses Chose Different Approaches to Funding
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Why These 2 Similar Businesses Chose Different Approaches to Funding

Each chose different routes to funding, but the end result was the same: success.
How This Startup Raised a $1.7 Million Seed Round on Chicken-Less Eggs
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How This Startup Raised a $1.7 Million Seed Round on Chicken-Less Eggs

Clara Foods figured out how to pitch a unique product without making investors balk. Read on to learn how they did it.
How to Do Well With 3 Types of Do-Gooder Investors
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How to Do Well With 3 Types of Do-Gooder Investors

It's possible, but you'll need to form the right purpose-driven business.
5 Questions to Ask Before Signing a Term Sheet
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5 Questions to Ask Before Signing a Term Sheet

How do you distinguish the good VCs from the not-so-good ones?
Ricky Pelletier
China's Effect on the U.S. VC Game
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China's Effect on the U.S. VC Game

A VC pro explains the benefits and drawback of finding funding overseas.
Why VCs Don't Sign NDAs and You Shouldn't Worry About It
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Why VCs Don't Sign NDAs and You Shouldn't Worry About It

Nondisclosure agreements are not the magic cloak many entrepreneurs imagine and often are simply counterproductive.
John Rampton