Venture Capital

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.
Raising Capital

Crowdfunding, Personal Credit and the 'Bank of Mom and Dad' Are a Few Go-Tos For Cash When VCs Aren't Interested

Only a tiny fraction of startup funding comes from venture capital firms. So what about everyone else? How are growing businesses supporting the rest of their growth needs?
Equity Crowdfunding

This Crowdfunding Platform's New Tool Lets 'The Crowd' Invest Alongside Elite Venture Capitalists

Equity crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder today announced its new Venture Capital Index Fund.
Crowdfunding

An Unlikely Romance Between a Venture Capital Fund and a Crowdfunding Platform Promises to Shake Up Startup Financing

VC firm Collaborative Fund and crowdfunding platform CircleUp announce a partnership, portending a future where the two industries increasingly sit together at the same table.
Regulations

The SEC Is Itching to Stretch Its Reach Into Venture Deals

Unicorns are a problem for the SEC, and that's a big headache for Silicon Valley and the startup world.
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.
Take It From The Pros

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.
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