The Skarp Laser Razor case demonstrates how much can be lost if you downplay the importance of prototypes. Here’s a brief summary: the funding giant Kickstarter rejected a project that didn’t have a functional prototype. So, how can you avoid a Kickstarter failure? Read More
When Steve Jobs wanted money for Apple Computer in the late 1970s, he got financing from Silicon Valley venture firm Sequoia Capital. Roughly 40 years later, in 2009, when Brian Chesky needed funding for Airbnb, he got an investment from the same Silicon Valley venture capital firm.
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Here are some compelling reasons why the remaining weeks of 2015 might be the right time to apply for the small business financing you need to expand and grow. Read More
Kiva, a non-profit micro-funding platform, has teamed up with Intuit, the software company behind Quicken, Quickooks and TurboTax, to provide small business owners with quick capital at the click of a button.
Having received a $50,000 donation from Intuit’s Financial Freedom Foundation, Kiva may n Read More
What are corporate bylaws, and why does your business need them? The term “corporate bylaws” may sound like legal rigmarole that applies only to giant, multinational corporations—and not to your small business. In reality, however, any business that chooses the legal form of a corporation must crea Read More
The Hacker's Guide to Startup Fundraising gives you actionable takeaways and step-by-step instruction to help you save a ton of time prospecting potential investors. We took all of the manual-process blog posts you've read before and automated it. Enjoy! Read More
Business Credit cards are a valuable tool for new businesses with short term funding requirements.r Here are the requirements for getting a business credit card, why you should have one in the first place and how to compare cards so you find the best fit. Read More
An in depth look at the various options for minority women to obtain funding for their business. The country needs more businesses run by minority women and that’s why there are so many programs working to promote this goal. By working through these organizations, you’ll get the extra money you nee Read More
U.S.-based small businesses experienced an increase in borrowing in September compared to a downwardly modified reading of 135.6 in August, and rose by 11 percent over last year, Reuters reported.
The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index rose to 140.4 in September from the previous Read More
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