Big players in New York City's startup ecosystem, the investors behind Lerer Ventures provide insight into what they believe helps entrepreneurs reach their goals.
During a panel discussion at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, investors discussed when and how young entrepreneurs should go down the venture capital route.
Investor Peter S. Cohan gives us the lowdown about scenarios when a young entrepreneur should turn to investors for funds.
In his new book, angel investor Brian Cohen sounds off about the importance of getting smart money for your startup.
The second annual Halo Report released today shows where angels are excited to invest, both by sector and geographically, and how much they are commonly investing.
Here's a guide for how to prepare your pitch for angel investors and venture capitalists the likes of Chris Dixon.
Serial entrepreneur Mike Jones wants to answer your big questions about launching and growing a small business.
When it comes to raising financing, angel investors are increasingly spending with startups. Here's a snapshot of the angel-investor landscape.
Ahead of her keynote address at Entrepreneur's annual Growth Conference, here are some of her choicest gems of advice for young entrepreneurs.
If you're new to the world of raising money, it helps to know the lingo. Here’s a guide to the foreign language investors speak.
You only have a few minutes to convince an investor to fund your startup. Improve your pitch with these essentials.
Entrepreneur, angel investor and professor Dave Lerner wants to answer your big questions about launching and growing a small business.
Just in time for the premiere of season four, a look back at 11 of Shark Tank's most successful entrepreneurs.
This social-discovery app co-founder may only be 20 years old, but he has the venture backing of someone twice his age. Here, we ask him to expand on his top entrepreneurial challenges and key drivers.
This start-up crowdfunding site isn't just up against giants like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, it also has the JOBS Act to contend with. Here, the founder dishes on the site's progress and overcoming obstacles.
Student entrepreneur Eric Muli reveals how hard work, rejection and a little luck helped him land an investor for his startup.
In starting up, whatever you do, do not miss an opportunity to meet tastemakers like Sir Richard Branson. Here's how two young founders met the billionaire and won him over.
Even as the shark infested TV show can be intimidating, the business lessons are plentiful. Here are some inspired tips that even off-camera entrepreneurs can learn.
With so many startups trying to follow in Facebook's -- and now Instagram's -- footsteps, they're forgetting one very important element: money.
Here's a look at what happened to three companies once their young founders got investors to take the bait.
A recent piece of journalism sent technology world into a state of shock. Titled "So A Blogger Walks Into A Bar…" the piece was ran on TechCrunch and told a scandalous story of some of the most powerful investors in …
A few angel investors have slipped or fallen from their lofty perch, so entrepreneurs must take great care to validate the character and reputation of every prospective investor.Â The entrepreneur's tendency to be in a huge hurry to obtain the …
Every new startup I know dreams of being funded by an angel investor. Yet according to the latest data from AngelSoft, only about 3 out of 100 companies who initiate the formal request process actually get funded. The AngelSoft Deal …