Impact investors and impact investing are relatively new additions to the startup funding landscape. For most investors, the word “investment” typically leads to thoughts of financial returns. That's natural. For the most part, investing in … [Read more...] about Impact Investing – How Impact Investors Work and Where to Find Them
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Figuring out how to fund any startup is always difficult, but at the college level, securing funding for student entrepreneurs presents an even greater challenge. Traditional startup funding sources such as banks, angel investors or venture … [Read more...] about University Startup Investment Funds Offer Funding for Student Entrepreneurs
Mastering the startup pitch can be one of the more nerve-wrecking experiences for budding entrepreneurs looking to make a great first impression to venture capitalists, angel investors, and other sources of funding. When making a startup … [Read more...] about Four Tips to Improve Your Startup 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?
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
According to the Case Foundation, impact investments are investments into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate a measurable, beneficial social or environmental impact alongside a financial return. It’s like … [Read more...] about Impact Investments: A New Source of Startup Capital?