Venture Capital Demystified: A Fundraising Guide for Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Lawyers
FEBRUARY 6, 2017
Venture capitalists play a vital role in turning entrepreneurial visions into reality. You’re passionate and ready to act! The demo.
How To Grow A Company Without Venture Capital
MARCH 14, 2016
As an entrepreneur, though, you should look no further than Fab.com as a cautionary tale of venture capital. Funding on Your Terms.
How To Attract Venture Capital For Your Startup
AUGUST 29, 2016
Looking for some venture capital funding to fuel the growth of your startup? Others Funding startup advice venture capital
5 Reasons Investors Should Keep Their Eyes On Omaha, Nebraska
JANUARY 31, 2017
by Mark Hasebroock, Founder and Managing Partner, Dundee Venture Capital. But not for long. In Omaha, things work differently.
Females Seeking Funding
JANUARY 11, 2017
Earlier this month, my co-founders and I raised our sixth round of venture capital funding for Nvoicepay. Is overt sexism at play here?
My Advice To Entrepreneurs: Consider Canada For Your Startup
APRIL 7, 2016
It was there that we founded and grew the company until we raised our venture round in 2013. Photo credit: Canada flag from Shutterstock.
A VC Puts On His Equity Crowdfunding Hat
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
By Tom Walker, CEO Rev1 Ventures. That suggests, potentially, more early stage capital for entrepreneurs. The rules. Forms. Disclosures.
Don’t Start Up – Just Yet!
AUGUST 25, 2016
The trend toward launching without planning may be why the failure rate for venture capital-backed businesses is as high as 75 percent.
SMB Predictions For 2016
DECEMBER 16, 2015
Then came the rise of the private equity firms, the explosion of Venture Capital and more recently Corporate Venturing. Security.
The Huge (And Very Small) Frontier For Venture Dollars
AUGUST 27, 2015
by Scott Petty, co-founder of Signal Peak Ventures. Thinking Aloud Funding fundraising Scott Petty small business startups venture funding
5 Business Plan Secrets For A Successful Tech Startup
APRIL 26, 2016
In no small way, the success of your venture will depend on the details of your business plan. Here are five essential tips to keep in mind: 1.
Back In The Filtering Game: Entrepreneur Drawn by The Siren Call Of The Startup
AUGUST 30, 2016
It seemed as though venture capitalists were throwing money at any Internet idea they could find – no business plan required. 9, FilterSnap.
Entrepreneurs, Commit Not These 7 Deadly Sins
MARCH 31, 2016
By Tom Walker, president & CEO of Rev1 Ventures. To be successful, your business plan must match milestones to the sources of capital.
Top Five Things VCs Want
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
Competition for venture capital is fierce, especially among startups. Thinking Aloud Al Goldstein startup venture capital.
When To Bet On A Startup
JUNE 24, 2014
According to the National Venture Capital Association , the amount of money that VC’s invested rose 8% to nearly $30 billion in 2013.
[Infographic] How Small Businesses Get Funding
NOVEMBER 15, 2012
Only 1 in 10 companies don’t ever ask for capital injection. Others Funding funding strategy raising money small business venture capita
Startups.Co Launches Entrepreneur Fundraising Resource, Funding 101
JANUARY 6, 2013
venture capital venture funding“The truth is that fundraising is hard,” says Schroter.
Steps To Becoming A Savvy Bootstrapper
FEBRUARY 17, 2016
Today, venture capital is a hot topic. Image credit: Bootstrapping from Shutterstock. by Brian Pontarelli, CEO of Inversoft. Market Need.
The 20/20/20 Rule: A Road Map To Marketplace Success
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
by TX Zhuo , managing partner at Karlin Ventures. TX Zhuo is a managing partner of Karlin Ventures , an L.A.-based
Top 7 Soft Skills Of Successful Entrepreneurs
JANUARY 14, 2015
With them working there, she then asked if the venture capitalist wanted to drop in on them in the garage to see what they were up to.
5 Key Growth Metrics Every Enterprise Startup Should Track
SEPTEMBER 7, 2014
by TX Zhuo , managing partner at Karlin Ventures. TX Zhuo is a managing partner of Karlin Ventures , an L.A.-based Revenue Growth.
Think Long To Succeed In The Immediate
MAY 31, 2016
By Dana A. Develop and evolve your company’s product brands through your customer’s eyes. In short, plan the work and work the plan. Think 1 to 3.
Startups On Startups: Entrepreneurs Reveal Best Advice For Building A Business
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
By Tom Walker, president & CEO of Rev1 Ventures. He’s formed multiple venture capital funds, founded angel groups, and is an angel investor.
Cyber Thieves Take A Bite Out Of Summer
JULY 2, 2015
by Andrew Bagrin, founder and Chief Executive Officer of My Digital Shield (MDS). Just ask the new faces on our #BreachDuJour roster.
The Ultimate CEO Twitter List
JULY 3, 2012
FrancisBoulle : CEO of FundMine Francis Boulle talks angel investment and venture capital on @FrancisBoulle. CEOs: they’re just like us!
Why Your Startup Hasn’t Gotten Funded
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
Startup X launches with XX millions of dollars of seed capital from a star-studded list of investors”. … You can. This was written for you.
7 Ways To Create Your Own Success
JULY 5, 2015
Most entrepreneurs do not start out with millions in venture capital funding or advice from Mark Cuban sitting in their inbox.
Seven Questions Startups Should Ask To Get On Store Shelves
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
The company ultimately sold to Northwood Venture Capital in 2010. Zevia Natural Soda was a brand I helped build, nearly from conception.
7 Things Every New Entrepreneur Must Know
MARCH 7, 2013
There’s so much venture capital out there that everyone thinks their idea is worthy of hundreds of thousands in angel investor dollars.
The Complete Startup Reading List
MAY 10, 2012
From choosing cofounders to raising capital to overcoming failure, there are lessons for startups every step of the way in this book. Rework.
Why You Should Run Your City Like A Startup
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
According to Silicon Valley venture capitalist, Ron Conway “ culture is the greatest legacy a founder can leave.” 90 percent of startups fail.
New Crowdfunding Site CrowdIt To Incorporate Mentoring, Networking
MARCH 22, 2013
The Springfield, Missouri-based startup is privately held and backed by venture capital firm Baron VC.
Don’t Jump Too Soon: How To Properly Pace Business Growth
OCTOBER 31, 2016
by Brent Freeman , co-founder and president of Stealth Venture Labs. And those untreated ailments will ultimately kill your company.
Insuring Directors And Officers Through M&A And IPO Events
FEBRUARY 22, 2017
Big companies with lots of capital that aren’t worried about insuring the corporation will buy Side A insurance. 1] Cornerstone Research.
Shark Tank Lessons for Startups
APRIL 6, 2016
In an earlier article, we had suggested not to get into a startup venture, unless your product or solution is 10 X better, 10 X cheaper or faster.
[Video] TED Talk: Startups Aren’t Just For California
JUNE 15, 2012
Where is all the venture capital? The inspiration of necessity: only 1% of the world is educated past high school.
Grocery’s True Competition
JANUARY 6, 2016
Quick and easy meals are now the go-to, and because of that, grocery retailers have to capitalize on the opportunity to cater to this new culture.
Funding Strategies For Your Small Business
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
Using venture capital can be a good source of funding. If you need funds for your business operations, there are many choices available.
Ten Ways To Lose A Deal
SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
Adams, authors of “ Venture Capital For Dummies ® “ You’ve managed to get the attention of well-established venture capitalists.
Why A Woman Needs An MBA To Succeed In Business
OCTOBER 6, 2014
by Frances Kweller, founder and CEO of Kweller Prep. Ideas are nothing. Execution is everything. It requires a specific skill set. It’s our intuition.