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How to Use Twitter to Create a Social Network

Scarlett Sieber | Posted 07.08.2014 | Technology
Scarlett Sieber

Twitter makes it easier to gain insights into people even when they are not yet part of your social network and it is here to stay.

4 Tips On How to Raise Venture Capital With Topher Morrison

Jairek Robbins | Posted 06.11.2014 | Business
Jairek Robbins

"What's more important is that everyone who comes in contact with your business must get with absolute clarity what your business does and who they do it for."

A Rising Tide to Lift All Boats: Alex's Story

Steve Mariotti | Posted 05.26.2014 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

Rising Tide Capital is a nationally acclaimed nonprofit organization that helps aspiring but financially limited entrepreneurs to start and grow successful businesses.

Her Own Rising Tide: Alfa's Story

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.13.2014 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

In a small office with in Jersey City, Alfa and Alex radiate confidence and energy. I sat stunned at Alfa's remarkable journey to get to this place, and the beautiful love that exists between them.

Your Face Here: Pixlee Posts Your Tagged Photos to Big Brands' Website

Steve Mariotti | Posted 03.26.2014 | Small Business
Steve Mariotti

Kyle Wong is the cofounder and CEO of Pixlee, a tech company that leverages the trove of visual brand endorsements available on the web today. The st...

Entrepreneurship 101: The 'Best' Startup Pitch Deck & How to Raise Venture Capital

J. Skyler Fernandes | Posted 09.22.2013 | Small Business
J. Skyler Fernandes

So where do you start? Your pitch! You can pitch even before you have a fully-functional technology or any business operations.

Top 8 Things That Make Investors Cringe

Lili Balfour | Posted 09.07.2013 | Small Business
Lili Balfour

Have you ever left a pitch and wondered what investors really thought about you? I decided to roll up my sleeves and conduct a nationwide, sector and stage agnostic survey of investors.

Crowd Funding Injects Up to $1 Million Cash Equity Into Your Business and Increases Your Borrowing Power

Jerry Chautin | Posted 11.18.2012 | Small Business
Jerry Chautin

In part, the JOBS Act permits entrepreneurs to raise up to $1 million in any 12-month period with much less stringent requirements. Moreover, non-accredited investors will be permitted to invest up to $2,000 each.

The Best $750 I Ever Spent Bootstrapping My Startup: One Plane Ticket West

Women 2.0 | Posted 03.19.2012 | Technology
Women 2.0

It was Friday and it had been a long week. I was back in Boston after spending the last two weeks in Palo Alto, participating in the Facebook Fund program (fbFund).

5 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make While Raising Capital

Eric M. Jackson | Posted 03.18.2012 | Small Business
Eric M. Jackson

Raising capital can be a challenging process, especially in an economic environment marked by so much uncertainty and risk. But entrepreneurs often make the process harder on themselves by committing several common mistakes. Here are five pitfalls to avoid.

Six Tips for Raising Startup Capital in 2012

Eric M. Jackson | Posted 02.27.2012 | Small Business
Eric M. Jackson

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." This famous introduction by Charles Dickens sums up what entrepreneurs seeking startup capital are facing in 2012.

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod: What's The Best Way To Find Good Employees?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rod Kurtz | Posted 12.26.2011 | Small Business

Hiring employees is perhaps the most important decision a business owner has to make. After all, the wrong player can prove incredibly disruptive to a...

Raising Capital? 3 Tips for Entrepreneurs

Scott Edward Walker | Posted 12.19.2011 | Small Business
Scott Edward Walker

I've been helping entrepreneurs raise capital as a corporate lawyer for 17+ years, and there are certain fundamental mistakes that I've seen entrepreneurs repeatedly make. Accordingly, I thought it would be helpful to share three basic tips for entrepreneurs in connection with raising capital.

Serial Entrepreneur Carol Realini Shares Tips for Raising Venture Capital

Angie Chang | Posted 11.27.2011 | Business
Angie Chang

Carol's Law of "10-5-3-1" is her tried-and-true method to manage your venture capital pipeline.

Raising Capital? 3 Tips for Entrepreneurs (Part 2)

Scott Edward Walker | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business
Scott Edward Walker

Many entrepreneurs initially reach-out to friends and family as a source of capital. This is understandable, but generally a mistake.

Ben Craw

Haig Kayserian, KAYWEB Angels: 27 Million And Counting

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Craw | Posted 07.27.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod, Episode 28: Should I Pursue An Advanced Degree?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rod Kurtz | Posted 01.26.2012 | Small Business

Executive Editor Rod Kurtz advises students at the University of Pennsylvania about graduate school, angel investors and venture capital. Go Quakers! ...