Non-diluting startup funding is the holy grail for nearly every founder seeking investors. But while it’s great in theory, in practice, non-diluting startup funding is incredibly difficult to find. But for startups and early-stage firms … [Read more...] about Non-diluting startup funding: the New Market Tax Credit Program
Nearly all founders want to learn how to pitch investors to get funded. Pitching to investors is both a science and an art. You need to deliver the right information in the right manner. And while every investor is different, there is a way … [Read more...] about How to Pitch Investors: 13 Key Elements of a Powerful Pitch
In 2016, Equity Crowdfunding became a new startup investment term. May 2016 bore witness to the third update on the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act of 2012, with the act enabling Equity Crowdfunding as a much welcome assistance … [Read more...] about Equity Crowdfunding In Its First Year: How Did It Go?
With access to capital being so tight, business grants are a hot topic among cash-strapped entrepreneurs looking to start or expand a business. Each year, the United States government supports businesses by providing billions of dollars in … [Read more...] about New Business Grants as of June 22, 2017
New businesses fail all the time, mostly because of common startup mistakes. In fact, some sources say that most startups launched will fail within the first five years. According to one Forbes article, as many as 90% of new startups will … [Read more...] about How to Spot the Five Common Startup Mistakes
For nearly every founder or would-be entrepreneur, startup mistakes are an area of concern. People like rooting for the underdog, but when it comes to investing in startups, everyone wants to bet on a winner. That’s what years of human … [Read more...] about Startup Mistakes – How NOT to Ask a Funder to Invest