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Why 'The Market is Too Crowded' is a Terrible Excuse

Venture partner Marc MacLeod shares why you shouldn’t be scared to take on a crowded market — and neither should potential investors.

by Mark MacLeod
Finance & Operations
How NOT to Go After VC Funding

Thinking the time is right to raise VC funding and take your company to the next level? Here are four common mistakes you absolutely have to avoid.

by Ricky Pelletier
Finance & Operations
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So You've Been Turned Down By a VC: Now What?

It happens to just about everyone — if you’re courting investors at some point you’re going to get turned down. What’s the secret to getting the most out of the rejection?

by Ricky Pelletier
Finance & Operations
Venture Capital Fundraising: Lessons from HubSpot's CEO

Read about HubSpot’s latest round of venture capital fundraising and see what takeaways you find applicable to your own company.

by mkolodziej
Finance & Operations
Startup Fundraising Guide: Be Ready for the Big Leagues

Want to know exactly what to look for in investors? Read the definitive guide on startup fundraising from an entrepreneur who’s been to the rodeo a few times before.

by mkolodziej
Finance & Operations
Sharpen Your Entrepreneur Pitch

Want to craft a better slide deck? Read entrepreneur pitch strategy straight from an angel.

by mkolodziej
Finance & Operations
Who Runs the Show, Entrepreneur or VC? Company Control Rests with Who Brings in the Cash

Maintaining company control can be a tricky thing for entrepreneurs. If the cash flow isn’t strong investors may come clamoring for a bigger say.

by mkolodziej
Finance & Operations
Women in Tech Need to Get Serious About Investment

Stories about the lack of women in tech aren’t hard to find. But what about the lack of action from female investors?

by mkolodziej
Finance & Operations
Venture Capital Boom: Biggest Quarter Since Dot-Com Era
CB Insights reports that the second quarter of 2012 saw venture capital investments reach $8.1 million in 812 deals, making...
by mkolodziej