I was fascinated by the article entitled “Money matters: why women struggle in the Silicon Valley” in part, because it’s an inside look into what women founders really do/encounter and for so long has largely been kept secret. By Elizabeth Yin (Co-Founder, LaunchBit) Investors use pattern recognition – they believe that by investing in teams/products [...]
Posts Tagged "Startup Fundraising"
If you need to cash to build your company but aren’t keen on draining your personal savings or giving up equity to venture capitalists, there may be another possibility. By Jessica Stillman (Writer, Inc.) Looking to expand? There are the traditional sources: Digging into your own personal savings, loaning from a traditional bank, or finding [...]
Although the fundraising process for software startups is largely formulaic, the same isn’t true for hardware. By Renee DiResta (Associate, O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures) The hardware ecosystem is flourishing. But hardware is hard, and conventional wisdom is that VCs don’t like to invest in it. So how do you fund your hardware startup? During the Hardware [...]
Investors in the Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley ask different questions, evaluate deals on different criteria. By Ellie Cachette (Founder & CEO, ConsumerBell) The interesting thing about fundraising, in general, is that it’s very complex and there are many things that can affect your chances or strategy around funding. Each ecosystem is different as to [...]
Secure the funds you need to give your startup runway – from competitions to crowdfunding. By Nillie Goldman (Founder & Publisher, WebToTheRescue) For some entrepreneurial ventures, startup capital needs are minimal. If an entrepreneur has a low risk profile (and an idea that doesn’t require a lot of startup capital), this could be the way [...]