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Crowdfunding Could Be In Your Portfolio But Not Too Much
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Could Be In Your Portfolio But Not Too Much

Due to new crowdfunding laws we can all be VC's, but you may want to hold off before you invest in your peers.
Sally Outlaw
Weeding out the Crazy Perks in a Venture-Down Cycle
Perks

Weeding out the Crazy Perks in a Venture-Down Cycle

This is not the kind of VC environment where you should focus on tricycle races through your ultra-modern, over-designed office spaces.
Phil Wickham
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.
Weathering the Market Selloff
Growth Strategies

Weathering the Market Selloff

These few suggestions will help weather the leanest of times.
Murray Indick and Lara Alice Pender
How This Man Raised $31 Million in VC Funding in 4 Years
Venture Capital

How This Man Raised $31 Million in VC Funding in 4 Years

Greg Marsh unlocked the secret: Start with old-fashioned networking, then grow your own network.
An Entrepreneur's Guide to Navigating Various Funding Options
Funding

An Entrepreneur's Guide to Navigating Various Funding Options

Do your research on different funding options and fine out which ones are best for your idea or product.
Samuel Edwards
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.
'Flappy Bird' Kicks Off Booming Foreign Investments in Vietnam's Startup Scene
Vietnam

'Flappy Bird' Kicks Off Booming Foreign Investments in Vietnam's Startup Scene

The country is becoming a major player in the tech industry, and big financial players are taking notice.
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.
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
'Perspective-Taking' and How to Close an Investor in 3 Minutes
Make More Happen

'Perspective-Taking' and How to Close an Investor in 3 Minutes

Are you watching for those all-important clues? Here's how to do that.
B2B? C2C? VC-Backed? Read on to Have These and Other Business Models Explained.
Business Model

B2B? C2C? VC-Backed? Read on to Have These and Other Business Models Explained.

Here are five business models your startup can use in its pursuit of bringing in revenue.
Igor Shoifot
Tips for Entrepreneurs Who Must Brave the Venture-Capital Gauntlet
Venture Capital

Tips for Entrepreneurs Who Must Brave the Venture-Capital Gauntlet

Money-loaded VCs might seem intimidating, but armed with a few tips, entrepreneurs -- even those wrestling with financing for the first time -- can help level the playing field.
Ryan Holmes
How Investors Value New Category Creation
Business Optimization

How Investors Value New Category Creation

Nakul Mandan, investor at Lightspeed Venture Partners, talks about the dynamics of investing in companies that are building new market categories.
Anthony Kennada