Private equity can be the infusion of cash you need to get your startup off the ground—but you run the risk of losing control of your business.

Funding a Business

How to Fund Your Startup Without Losing Control

Private equity can be the infusion of cash you need to get your startup off the ground—but you run the risk of losing control of your business. Here's how to prevent this from happening.

By Rich McIver |

How to Create an Elevator Speech (With Examples)

A great elevator speech can spark interest in your business and hopefully lead to a deeper conversation—and maybe even a partnership or funding opportunity.

By Noah Parsons |

Venture Capital Funding and the Sexism You Can’t Quite Prove

Female founders have a hard time securing venture capital. Is the landscape improving—and why is VC funding so hard for women to get in the first place?

By Briana Morgaine |

Is VC Funding the Real Unicorn in Silicon Valley?

Venture capital has always been elusive, but some say now more than ever. Is getting VC funding even possible? Let's find out.

By Bruce Hakutizwi |

4 Reasons You Might Not Want to Be VC Funded

Venture capital funding sounds like a dream come true—but is it right for your business? Here are 4 reasons why you might not want to consider VC funding.

By Marc Prosser |

Why Small Community Lenders Have Your Back

Are you wondering how to get a bank loan for your small business? If you're in the process of seeking funding, you may want to look to smaller community lenders for your loan.

By Anthony Price |

You’ve Got Funding: 5 Things to Do With the Money Right Away

So, you finally secured funding for your small business—now what? Here's where to spend your money (and where to avoid wasting your hard-earned funds).

By Megan Totka |

3 Proven Methods for Women Entrepreneurs to Overcome Funding Gaps

Women everywhere are bridging the funding gap—and so can you. Here's how to overcome the funding gap as a female entrepreneur.

By Alice Williams |

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Private equity can be the infusion of cash you need to get your startup off the ground—but you run the risk of losing control of your business.