The TV show “Shark Tank” has a lot in common with the normal flow of angel investment. These are the five key lessons to take away from it.
Financing a Business
Adi Bittan says every entrepreneur can learn from her first-business mistakes, and offers these tips to new founders considering a partnership.
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It may seem like everyone is a proponent of crowdfunding now, but sometimes, it’s actually not the best option for your business. Turns out asking a large group of strangers for funding isn’t all it’s cracked up to be—depending on your business, of course. We asked a panel of nine entrepreneurs the following question: What’s one good reason [...]
Join Caroline Cummings and David Rose on Wednesday, November 20, at 10 am PST, for a free webinar on how to pitch your business to investors.
I received this question in an email: What is the average return for a business investor and what are the typical terms of the return? For example, if a complete stranger wants to invest $50,000 in our company (at start up), what would most investors ask in return? The question reminds me that most of the [...]
While a good idea is usually a necessary ingredient for the formation of a good company, it is not sufficient by itself for any serious investor to fund.
I had the opportunity recently to ask Sam Jain, the CEO of Fareportal, about his experience as growing his business from an idea to a multibillion-dollar organization.
If you’re hoping to secure a financial partner to help you grow your business, you’d better know what potential investors are looking for your presentation (and your business).
Did you know that 60 percent of businesses that fail are profitable when they go out of business? They just don’t have the cash flow to cover their expenses, and it forces them into closure. Part of the problem is that once your cash flow issues are apparent and affecting your business operations, it can [...]