I'm Risking All My Cash And A Loan…Here We Go!

I probably owe the IRS $15,000 and I’m not sure I’ll be able to pay it when tax season comes now that I’m investing all my money. I guess that’s what being an Under30Ceo is all...


How to Find Funding in a Bad Economy

A recent article on MSN’s Business on Main shows that small business lending is still down despite efforts to loosen up the markets. Outstanding loans to small businesses totaled $609 billion at...


5 Lessons Learned From a Fundraising Start-Up

Running a start-up is always challenging no matter what sector you’re in. However fundraising faces some unique challenges. First what your selling, the help the charity offers, rarely benefits the ...


Bootstrapping: Accumulating Wealth Instead of Winning it Like a Lottery

We’ve all heard “cash is king” for businesses, but is this really true? If you are an entrepreneur, you understand how delicate startups are. They are growing entities that should be handled wit...


5 Tips to Funding Your Small Business

Small business now generate 64% of net new jobs over the past 15 years, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. As a result, now, more than ever before, America believes in the small busi...


Interview: How to Pitch Your Company to a Venture Capital Firm with Adam Marcus

Today we had the chance to speak with Adam Marcus from OpenView Venture Partners. Adam joined OpenView in 2009 after previously working with marketing service investments at Battery Ventures, corporat...


Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make While Financing Your Startup

Many businesses have amazing ideas, but can’t seem to sell themselves to investors.  Investors may hear a hundred pitches or more in a given week and may choose one of them.  The entrepreneurs who...


Get Control of Your Finances – For Your Sake (& Your Company’s)

What comes to mind when you think of personal finance? Allow me to take a stab at it.  You probably think of people like Dave Ramsey or Suze Orman.  You hear horror stories of college graduates bein...


3 Worst Ways to Find a Potential Investor

A couple months ago I wrote an article titled Top 10 Website to Find Angel Investors.  My research for that article revealed that there are virtually hundreds if not thousands of ways to find potenti...


The 5 Most Devastating Funding Mistakes that Most Entrepreneurs Make

For most entrepreneurs these days, funding is nearly impossible to come by.  According to the report titled, “Important Things for Entrepreneurs to Know about Angel Investors” which is distribute...