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Venture Capital

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.
Entrepreneurs

The Small Business Market Is a Massive Opportunity No Longer Hiding in Plain Sight

Small businesses cumulative are a far larger economic force than any one giant corporation.
Ask Entrepreneur

How to Be a Successful Failure

The way you handle collapse determines how soon you start again.
Pitching Investors

How Creating a 'Minimum Viable Pitch Deck' Helped Us Raise $6 Million

Forget creating the perfect pitch for investors. Instead, focus on creating a deck you can iterate based on actual investor feedback.
Space Travel

Report: Space Projects Lured $1.8 Billion in Venture Capital Last Year

The lion's share of the 2015 space investments was a $1 billion round of financing for SpaceX.
Venture Capital

Venture Capitalists Are More Likely to Help Startups They Can Visit Via a Direct Flight

If you want more guidance for your company, it helps to be easily accessible.
Venture Capital

It Made Sense at the Time: Why I Passed on Uber's Seed Round

The opportunity to invest the equivalent of a down payment on a modest Silicon Valley house in the early Uber would be worth a billion dollars now. When you pay that kind of tuition, you need to learn...
Finance

A New Kind of Financing That Doesn't Involve Taking on Debt or Giving Away Equity

Here are five ways that the new R round is different than other types of finance currently available for entrepreneurs.
Selling

How to Convince Investors You Can Sell

Your success, as a company and as an investment, will depend on your ability to get customers to buy i service.
Startups

Sesame Street Launches VC Arm to Influence Tech for Kids

Lalalala. Lalalala. Elmo loves his goldfish, his startups, too.
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.
Ask Entrepreneur

4 Steps to Better Protect Your Ideas

Brainpower is good. Brainpower you own is far better.
Fundraising

How Industry Analysts Can Help Entrepreneurs Raise Money

Getting venture capital funding is a constant game of selling, and it's far easier to sell yourself if independent third-party experts rave about you.