Funding a Business

Top Startup Mistake: Unrealistic Forecasts

A growth forecast works for investors when it’s built on realistic assumptions, laid out transparently. The problem? Most forecasts are unrealistic, overly optimistic, and built without real basis. Here's how to fix that.

By Tim Berry | Share This

Turning a Failed VC Pitch Into a New Connection and Future Business

Securing funding is, in many ways, more difficult than launching the actual business. Find out how one entrepreneur turned a failed VC pitch into a future opportunity.

By M Rafiq | Share This

How to Get 70 Percent of Your Invoices Paid Instantly

Nothing is more inconvenient to small businesses than clients who pay late. However, once you know the most common reasons for late payment, you can strategize. Here's how to get your invoices paid immediately.

By Marija Odineca | Share This

Using Invoice Factoring to Safeguard Your Cash Flow

If you have clients or customers who take forever to pay, this can cause cash flow problems for your business. Fortunately, solutions like invoice and spot factoring can act as a safeguard, to help protect your cash flow against future disasters.

By Rachael Grinnell | Share This

Venture Capital Funding: A Curated List of Our Best Resources

Getting venture capital funding is incredibly difficult. If you think your business is a good candidate, it's important to know exactly what VCs want, and what to expect from the process.

By Candice Landau | Share This

Angel Investment: A Curated List of Our Best Resources

If your business is seeking angel investment, you're probably wondering what investors will ask, and what they're looking for. Here are our top resources.

By Candice Landau | Share This

Venture Debt 101

Venture debt can be a great source of "free money" for certain startups, but with this comes certain financial risks. Here's how to determine if venture debt is right for your startup, and how to navigate the process.

By Chase Garbarino | Share This

Why You Should Stop Worrying About Raising VC Money for Your Tech Startup

Are you spending endless hours perfecting your VC pitch—before your startup is really even off the ground? Here's why you might want to consider holding off on seeking venture capital funding.

By Nicholas Rubright | Share This

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