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Why the Smart Money Invests B2B, Not B2C
Business Optimization

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
Venture Capital

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
VC 100

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
Startup Funding

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
Radicals & Visionaries

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
Business Optimization

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
Fundraising

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
Venture Capital

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
Pitching Investors

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
Talk Like a VC Insider With This Gif Glossary
VC 100

Talk Like a VC Insider With This Gif Glossary

Dry powder doesn't mean what you think it does. Sound smarter with these 16 terms and phrases.
Linda Lacina
At SXSW: How Biotech Can Overcome Obstacles
SXSW

At SXSW: How Biotech Can Overcome Obstacles

Before the SXSW panel Against All Odds: Overcoming Startup Challenges, panelists share a few insights on the benefits and limitations of new, innovative fundraising models, as well as how to survive in a heavily regulated industry.
Laura Entis
Why the VC Firm 'Formerly Known as Atlas' Is Crowdsourcing for a New Name
Venture Capital

Why the VC Firm 'Formerly Known as Atlas' Is Crowdsourcing for a New Name

Atlas Venture's separate tech group wants you to title its new firm, and they'll reward the winner with $50k in carry.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Top 10 Early-Stage Venture Capital Deals of 2014
VC 100

Top 10 Early-Stage Venture Capital Deals of 2014

Check out which little-known startups and sectors landed major funding in 2014.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Exits: What's Red Hot in Venture Capital and What to Expect in 2015
VC 100

Exits: What's Red Hot in Venture Capital and What to Expect in 2015

Our VC 100 coverage breaks down exit activity in 2014 and what the market anticipates this year.
Tanya Benedicto Klich