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Startup Capital

The One Thing That Separates Silicon Valley From Everywhere Else

Mark Cuban | Posted 05.19.2014 | Business
Mark Cuban

Like Hollywood, today's nouveau entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley are looking past the pitch right in front of them to the next source of capital who will pay a higher valuation.

What Will Fuel The Next Startup Boom?

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 03.21.2012 | Small Business

Those with access to capital are three times more likely to plan on starting a business than those without access and that has a big affect on startup...

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.

7 New Ways To Raise Startup Funds In 2012

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 01.24.2013 | Small Business

Startup funds will be harder to come by in 2012, according to hundreds of venture capitalists polled in a recent survey by the National Venture Capita...

Don't Forget To Bootstrap

Brad Feld | Posted 01.09.2012 | Small Business
Brad Feld

It's easy to get lost in the soup of "X company raised $Y" and forget that it's not about fundraising, but building a business.

Congress Easing Capital Raising Rules For Small Companies

AP | By JIM ABRAMS | Posted 01.02.2012 | Small Business

WASHINGTON -- The House moved Wednesday to make it easier for small companies and banks to raise capital – and presumably spur economic growth &...

How To Draw Up A Capitalization Table

Fred Wilson | Posted 11.26.2011 | Small Business
Fred Wilson

Cap Tables (short for capitalization tables) are spreadsheets that show how much everyone owns of the company. If you want to make a cap table for your company, feel free to replicate this format.

Bill Randall, Asian Agri Capital: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.30.2011 | 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...