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Venture Capital

Workplace Diversity

If You're Serious About Faster Startup Growth Get Serious About Diversity On Your Team

The data is clear: diverse teams outperform homogeneous teams by every metric that matters in business.
Finance

Why Is This VC Firm Doubling Down on Women Entrepreneurs? Because It's Good for Business.

The AOL-backed BBG Ventures invests in female-led companies and has bankrolled some of today's buzziest brands.
Pitching Investors

When Pitching Investors, Remember It's All About the Product

Rather than talking about the problem or the market, this investor would like to spend more time on the demo.
Raising Capital

Lucky Enough to Have Investors Banging Down Your Door? Here's How to Manage an Inbound-Driven Investment Round.

Here are some things you can do to navigate the process to best leverage this existing interest.
Venture Capital

Sexism Runs So Deep in VC Culture Even Female Partners Believe It

Female entrepreneurs battling stereotypes find less help from female investors than you would expect.
Open Every Door

You Must Ask Yourself This Question Before You Pitch Your Idea

If you can't articulate why you are the right leader for the venture, go back to the drawing board.
Board of Directors

5 Ways the Best Board Members Will Add Value to Your Startup

Take into account the positive impact your potential board can bring you after the transaction. That's when the real fun begins.
Women Entrepreneurs

50 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Can Fund Their Businesses

Alternatives to Silicon Valley's male-dominated VC firms.
Pitching Investors

VC Jeremy Liew on the Biggest Pitch Mistake He's Seen, and It's a Doozy

Plus, why you should never cram too much information into your initial pitch.
Fundraising

How to Raise Your First Round of Funding

As an entrepreneur, raising capital is a skill that you must have.
Sales

4 Ways to Predict the Result of Your Investment Pitch

Learn how to read between the lines and spot the red flags when an investor just isn't that into you.
Women Entrepreneurs

VCs Ask Men About the Future and Women About Failure, New Study Finds

That affects how much money they ultimately raised. But here's a strategy to fight back.
Sexual Harassment

These Male VCs Have Just Said How Tough It Really Is for Women in Silicon Valley

A sexual harassment scandal is shedding harsh light on another aspect of tech's male dominated culture.