Whether the end goal is to exit, be acquired, or have enough in the bank to launch, it’s important for entrepreneurs to find the right VCs.

Venture Capital and Angel Investors

12 of the Hottest Venture Capital Firms in 2016

Whether the end goal is to exit, be acquired, or have enough in the bank to launch, it’s important for entrepreneurs to find the venture capital companies that can help them make it happen.

By Molly Greenberg |

19 Funding Resources for New and Existing Businesses

To help you secure the capital you need for your business, we’ve compiled a list of the funding resources that every entrepreneur should look into.

By Lisa Furgison |

30 Questions Angel Investors Will Ask You

When you pitch a startup to angel investors, you want to get questions. If you don’t get questions then your pitch fell flat and nobody is interested. So plan on answering questions—and hope you have some to answer! Embrace interruptions Most of the business plan competitions I judge ask the judges to listen quietly for...

By Tim Berry |

17 Venture Capital Blogs You Should Be Reading

Whether or not you’re raising money for your business, getting advice from venture capitalists can be invaluable. But, getting in the doors of a Sand Hill Road VC in Silicon Valley can be an incredibly difficult undertaking. Fortunately, many of the top VCs share their thoughts on their blogs and are full of advice for...

By Noah Parsons |

What Do Venture Capital Firms Want?

What do venture capitalists want in an investment? If you have to ask, then you (and your business) are probably not a good candidate. And—just in case you don’t recognize it—that’s a reference to an old joke: When someone asks a Ferrari salesman how much it costs, the salesman answers, “If you have to ask,...

By Tim Berry |

How to Raise Startup Funding from Unlikely Angel Investors

I’m not your average angel. I’m a mom, a full-time sales manager, and recruiter. I’m not active in an angel group. I don’t have an MBA and I don’t live in Silicon Valley. I live in a small town surrounded by farms and I made my first angel investment at 29 because my dad said...

By Jessica Magoch |

How to Secure Funding for Your Startup (with INFOGRAPHIC)

Why do so many businesses fail? According to a recent Forbes article, at the surface level, they simply run out of cash. It’s easy to get things wrong when you’re starting out and the article points out that 8 out of every 10 businesses fail within the first 18 months.

By Candice Landau |

How to Impress Angel Investors and Make It Into “Startup Heaven”

Ever wanted to ask an angel for advice? Now you can. Apart from a collection of tips direct from angel investors themselves, we're opening up our comment stream within this post.

By Caroline Cummings |

1 2 3 4 5 6 9 10

Get the Bplans newsletter:

Expert business tips and advice delivered weekly.

\n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n
Whether the end goal is to exit, be acquired, or have enough in the bank to launch, it’s important for entrepreneurs to find the right VCs.