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This article focuses on how many entrepreneurs today -- compared with the launch of the dot-com era -- are being careful with the money they spend and making sure they stretch their financing as far as possible.
Stolen software, too-high brokerage fees, out-and-out scams are just a few of the pitfalls entrepreneurs must avoid as they raise capital. This article explains key signs of trouble and what to do about them.
Facing facts and forgetting fantasies are vital to accurate forecasting for startups seeking outside investment. This highly practical blog entry provides eleven helpful tips for doing forecasts realistically and presenting them in ways that investors understand and appreciate.
This article provides an excellent framework not only for how to raise money but also for how to think about raising money. Key point: Always stay nine months ahead of your need for cash.
To succeed in business, entrepreneurs must understand the language of business, which enables them to evaluate financial reports and make better decisions.
To maximize the amount of financing you can raise, you can either marshal tangible evidence of growth and success or demonstrate your company's potential.
The author asserts there are three tasks entrepreneurs need to do to attract the attention of angel investors. They are "the three shows": show up, show enthusiasm, and show humility.
Ohio voters to decide if $700M bond issue expands investment in high-tech economy.
Self-healing metal that pops back into shape after it's damaged. Machines that give surgeons full-color, 3D images of a patient's insides. Sensors that warn police or soldiers of explosives miles away. This is the promise of a proposed $700 million statewide investment program that aims to turn sci-fi dreams into Ohio's business future. But does the promise hold up?
Young entrepreneurs with few contacts need to get real about raising money in a tough economy, and pursue avenues such as their own bank accounts, loans from parents and credit cards, writes the author. Another tactic is keeping costs low so that you need less money in the first place.
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