Venture Capital and Angel Investors

The Real Reason You Should Audition for Shark Tank

The chances of making it on Shark Tank are slim indeed. Maybe you’ll be one of the lucky few to make it on the show and land a deal, but the true benefits lie the process of preparing to audition.

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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.

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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 | Share This

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 | Share This

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.

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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.

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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...

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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...

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The chances of making it on Shark Tank are slim indeed. However, the true benefits lie the process of preparing to audition.