Categories Startup Financing

How are you going to pay for THAT?

From crowdfunding campaigns to venture capital, from bank loans to bootstrapping, there's no 'right' way to finance a new business. Depends on the business, too; whereas a product-based business or tech startup might need $1 million from angels (or friends and family) to get off the ground, a service-based business might be doable with just a couple hundred bucks in the bank. For others, incubators and accelerators provide a needed combo of mentorship and capital.

Learn everything you need to know about YOUR situation, from how to put a valuation on your budding startup to what makes a pitch deck brilliant (vs. boring), here.

Why Bootstrapping Might Be the Smartest Choice You Make

Bootstrapping your startup might be the smartest move you make. You’ll be able to retain control, iterate faster and build better products.

10 Ways to Help Your Business-Minded Kids Find Funding

When your child has an idea for a startup, you want to be as supportive as possible. But what is the best way to help her get funding for her big idea? Ten entrepreneurs offer some “parental guidance.”

7 Key Elements of a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Fundable co-founder Eric Corl shares the 7 steps he believes are critical to launching a successful crowdfunding campaign.

Top Resources for Understanding Startup Funding

Tyler Arnold has curated a list of top articles on raising startup capital right from the source — namely, some of the biggest VCs blogging today.