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Are Flipboard and Currents marketing partners or scams that take advantage of publishers?

Tablet-based reading services like Google (s goog) Current and Flipboard — which says it has doubled its userbase to 90 million in the past six …

How to Raise Private Equity and Venture Capital

<b>In a very competitive equity market, how do you position your business to attract the capital you need to survive and thrive?</b><p>Private Equity (PE) in …

Want funding? Here's how to pitch to angel investors

If you're trying to raise seed capital for your business, it helps to know an angel or two -- those wealthy individuals who shell out startup money in exchange for a chunk of equity.<p>But be warned: This bunch has been burned by investing in flops over the past few years and "the amateurs have pulled …

How to Raise Money

<b>Want to start a startup?</b> Get funded by Y Combinator.<p>September 2013<p>Most startups that raise money do it more than once. A typical trajectory might be …

How To Find Money Without Raising Capital

One of the most common beliefs is that you need money to make money. Maybe, but may be not the type of money you were thinking of. Money can have different sources and definitions, along with various levels of cost and control.<p>1. Money from the business itself, also known as cash-flow: This can be …

Tesco backs Rainmaking Loft technology hub in London

Tesco is tapping into the brain power of would-be digital entrepreneurs by backing a Silicon Valley-style technology incubator in London's Docklands area.<p>The UK's biggest supermarket has provided a substantial level of funding for the Rainmaking Loft project which is currently home to about 60 …

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Backed By Founders Fund, 500 Startups And Others; Trusted Insight Is An AngelList For Institutional Investors And LPs

There’s no doubt that financial services, even within the banking and investing world, is ripe for disruption. A new startup is debuting today that aims to be an AngelList-like network that connects institutional investors who have over $1 billion under management. What does that mean? Instead of …

Handshake Is A Personal Data Marketplace Where Users Get Paid To Sell Their Own Data

They don’t go around shouting about it but most Internet companies make money off user data — either by selling the specifics of individuals’ digital activity to interested companies, or by bundling up multiple users’ data into quasi-anonymised business intelligence and flogging that ‘insight’ on …

How to raise capital for your social enterprise

Raising capital for your social enterprise is never easy. On Thursday, at the annual Shine Unconference in London, three experts in the field came together to give advice on how social enterprises can secure the investment they need to grow their business.<p>They were Tom Storey, director of REDS10, a …

In Search Of Funding: 7 Core Principles To Raise Capital

Answer me this:<p>What would you give for the inside scoop on how to build a $40 million dollar business?<p>Straight talk direct from one of the founders and current CEO who built the thing from scratch and recently hauled in over $50 million from Goldman Sachs?<p>Good news my friend.<p>Entrepreneur Clate Mask …

What You Need to Know About the New Equity-Crowdfunding Model

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In her book</i> Cash From the Crowd<i>, Sally Outlaw, founder and CEO of crowdfunding website peerbackers, reveals the secrets of funding your business with help from colleagues, peers, family, friends and even perfect strangers</i> …

Crowd Funding

Content marketing: 6 categories VCs are betting on right now

<i>Nick Gregg is CEO of StrategyEye</i><p>Almost every brand or company is becoming a publisher of these days and shifting budgets from ‘traditional’ online advertising into content marketing in order to attract leads.<p>There are plenty of content marketing specialists out there offering advice and content …

From Abject Poverty To CEO Of A World-Class Startup

<b>@johngreathouse</b> Don Charlton’s heroic journey began with him growing up on government assistance and culminated in his founding <b>The Resumator</b>, one of America’s fastest growing startups. Don’s perseverance and chronically positive attitude is inspiring.<p>The Resumator’s intuitive recruiting and …