How Startups Can Keep Costs Down

Any aspiring CEO that desires to start a new business must adapt his thinking to the major new trends that have hit the marketplace in the past decade. Whether you are under 30 years of age or older, ...


How To Get Seed Funding By Thursday

Conceiving an idea is a magical process – and to each his own.  Sometimes, like a wisp of smoke – it fades.  Other times, it doesn’t.  Maybe you write it down in your Moleskine and you...


50 VC and Angel Investors Every Young Entrepreneur Should Know

What’s the next big thing? There’s a good chance someone on this list is either starting it or funding it. The investors below have been a there as founders or investors for many of the co...


Top New York Based Venture Capitalists You Should Know

  Chris Dixon, Founder Collective The Co-founder of Site Advisor (acquired by McAfee) and Hunch (acquired by eBay) is quickly showing New York what our tech scene needs: successes.  While we don...


Bring Your Tech Startup to NYC: More VC Money than Boston!

New York is continuing to grow as a hot spot for tech startups in particular. CBInsights reported that recently New York has widened its lead over Massachusetts when it comes to venture capital going ...


Nail the Investor Pitch: Image, Presentation and Content

You have to be very clear about what type of business you are. One flaw that a lot of potential entrepreneurs display is that of lacking investor empathy – they do not understand what a business in...


Angel Funding Vs. Venture Capital – The Real Story

Contrary to what you are seeing in the press there is simply too much money in the World at the moment; too much capital seeking too few investment opportunities. Remember the 1930s depression created...


Entrepreneurs: Start Asking the Tough Questions

For months we’ve been saying it at Under30CEO.  “Why don’t these startups ever get asked the tough questions?…Why doesn’t anyone have the heart to tell them their business is setup to f...


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...


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...