August 20, 2018

This VC explains why she’s sticking to small checks even as $100 million rounds become the norm in Silicon Valley

In a world where startups see a growing number of zeros at the ends of checks — and, thus, at the end of their private-market valuations, […]
August 20, 2018

21 female angel investors every startup founder should know

For early-stage startups seeking capital, an investment from an angel investor can make all the difference when getting your company off the ground. While both angel […]
August 12, 2018

A Wall Streeter-turned-VC uses a strategy from his investing career to make the personal decisions that stress him out most

Entrepreneur and investor Patrick McGinnis discussed how “Fear Of Better Options” can lead to being overly hesitant in taking decisions in an interview with The New […]
August 12, 2018

This founder couldn’t convince male investors to fund her smash-hit wedding startup — now she’s part of a plan to bust …

When Zola co-founder Shan-Lyn Ma first began pitching her idea for a one-stop wedding site to investors, she says they were mostly unimpressed. Ma said she […]
August 11, 2018

The 17-year-old entrepreneur running a business saving Aussies thousands

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August 10, 2018

How to Connect With Influencers and Famous People

The best way to talk to tastemakers is to provide value. How to Connect With Influencers and Famous People thumbnail courtesy of
August 10, 2018

In less than 4 years, this entrepreneur built a $23 billion company and became one of the richest people in China. Here’s what he knew that most entrepreneurs don’t

Colin Huang is the founder and CEO of a shopping app called Pinduoduo, which is used by as many as five million people in China every […]
August 7, 2018

For Decades, These Same 3 Issues Have Held Women Entrepreneurs Back. Here’s What You Can Do About It.

Since my book Dive Right In – The Sharks Won’t Bite: The Entrepreneurial Woman’s Guide to Success was published in 1995, I have seen plenty of […]
August 6, 2018

A 35-year-old who dropped out of high school had a vision of a utopian future for China, the US, and the world — and it’s led her to the forefront of a tech startup worth $3 billion

The Chinese education startup VIPKid, which connects fluent English-speaking teachers with Chinese students, raised $500 million in April for a valuation of over $3 billion. The […]
August 6, 2018

The Surprising Differences Between Men’s and Women’s Motives and Obstacles in Becoming Entrepreneurs

A new survey exposes perceived obstacles to success in entrepreneurship based on gender. The Surprising Differences Between Men’s and Women’s Motives and Obstacles in Becoming Entrepreneurs […]
August 6, 2018

Trying to get VC money from SoftBank? Here’s what you need to know about Masayoshi Son’s strategy

Masayoshi Son. (Credit: nobihaya/Wikimedia Commons, Pixabay) Startups backed by Japanese billionaire Masayoshi Son’s Vision Fund are reporting back on what it’s like to be part of […]
August 6, 2018

A buzzy startup raised $57 million from Peter Thiel and Y Combinator using these 19 slides

A startup can have millions of venture dollars in the bank and not get approved for a credit card. That’s because old-school banks and credit institutions […]
July 15, 2018

A ‘Shark Tank’ entrepreneur who won $300,000 realized previous contestants were doomed by the same type of question

Wombi Rose, a cofounder of Lovepop, successfully earned an investment deal on “Shark Tank” in 2015. He spoke with Business Insider about how he and his […]
July 15, 2018

Creating Sustainability: Interview With Jon Biemer, Organizational Development Consultant

You call your business “Creating Sustainability.” What does this entail? I provide Organizational Development consulting to help organizations and their people achieve and surpass their objectives. […]
July 15, 2018

The cruel truth about how much money two founders will likely get after selling their startup for $465 million reveals the catch-22 of raising too much money

FanDuel was valued at $1 billion just three years ago. Now, it’s being sold for less than half that amount. And according to the deal documents, […]
July 15, 2018

Mark Cuban explains the steps any parent should take when their child has an idea for a business — whether you think it’s good or not

Mark Cuban said it’s up to parents to guide their children when they show an entrepreneurial streak. In his upcoming book “Kid Start-Up,” Cuban said parents […]
June 25, 2018

Google’s Larry Page ‘floored’ an early investor when he predicted it could be twice as big as Yahoo before it even had a business model (GOOG, GOOGL)

In 1999, before Google was a well-known (or well-funded) company, founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin were discussing their company with a new board member. The […]
June 14, 2018

A 28-year-old entrepreneur reveals how she snagged $66 million and 10 term sheets in 5 days

Raising venture capital for a startup is no cakewalk. There are high stakes, probing questions from investors, and pressure from employees to return to the office […]
June 14, 2018

When the founders of dating app Coffee Meets Bagel turned down Mark Cuban’s $30 million offer on ‘Shark Tank’ 3 …

When Dawoon, Arum, and Soo Kang walked onto the “Shark Tank” stage in 2015, they were hoping to get an offer from Mark Cuban, who they […]
June 14, 2018

Billionaire AOL founder Steve Case is convinced the next big thing in tech won’t happen in Silicon Valley, and he’s …

In 2005, two years after leaving the company he founded and led, AOL cofounder Steve Case launched his venture capital firm, Revolution, in Washington, DC. For […]