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Venture Capitalists

With an Increase in Venture Capital Mega Deals, How Can Startups Stand Out?

While a great idea or product may put your emerging growth company in the running, breaking away from the crowd does take a significant amount of homework.

Dare to Be 'Boring': The Best Businesses Are the Ones No One Talks About

The era of billion-dollar valuations for shiny, sexy startups -- factors that used to attract VC money -- may be over.

Improve Your Odds of Getting Funded by Matching Your Pitch to the VC's Investment Pattern

It's the often unseen trigger -- that invisible 'something' -- that gets them to bite. Seek it, use it, close the deal.

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