Venture Capital

Problem Solving

The Funding Problem No One Talks Enough About -- and What You Can Do

Forget what's trendy with VCs or which cities get funded most, and go after the problems affecting the masses.
News and Trends

Will.i.am Raises $117 Million in Venture Funding

Plus, Tesla has announced that it will debut its electric semi-truck and WeWork is getting into the childhood education space.
News and Trends

Kate Hudson's Fabletics Launches Footwear Line

Plus, GameStop is launching a rental subscription service and Northwestern Mutual launches a fund to invest in Milwaukee startups.
Leadership

The Normalization of Mean Leaders: A Recipe for Disaster.

Few people other than venture capitalists see predatory behavior and toxic narcissism as leadership qualities worth investing in.
Toxic Workplace

The Jerk-to-Bully Metamorphosis: The VC Dilemma

When the brash confidence required to launch a startup morphs into arrogant jerk you start to have serious problems. Just ask Uber.
Innovation Now

The First Thing Your Startup Can Do With AI Is Become Instantly More Attractive to VCs

Venture capitalists are eager to invest in startups making innovative use of artificial intelligence.
Innovation Now

Entrepreneurship and Millennials Are Thriving in Emerging Markets

There is a world of opportunity outside the US, and entrepreneurial millennials are conquering it.
Elevator Pitch

Entrepreneur's New Show 'Elevator Pitch' Will Floor You

Get ready for a new kind of pitch show that gets the audience in on the action, premiering September 20 on entrepreneur.com.
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.
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.
Bootstrapping

3 Companies You Should Emulate If You Want to Bootstrap Your Business

Why it's okay to say 'no' to venture capital money.