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Pitch Resources for Founders

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A great intro list of resources for founders looking to pitch investors... Read full article

5 reasons you are NOT ready for a grant

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If you are part of a start-up in the first three to five years of operation chances are you could use more funding to get you going on your way. We all could. Here are 5 reasons why you are NOT ready for a grant.... Read full article

8 Questions you Need to Answer to Raise a Capital Successfully

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Entrepreneurs are always anxious to start or grow their company with an infusion of funds.... Read full article

The Advent of Money

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Even before the birth of history as we know it, humans were exchanging goods and services by swapping various items that were of value to them. ... Read full article

Members of the $100 million club, who will deliver on their promises?

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In recent weeks, major companies have announced initiatives aimed at increasing racial equality. We were particularly interested in reviewing those targeting support for black-owned small businesses and black entrepreneurs. ... Read full article

Non-Technical Founders Can Build Great Tech Businesses, Investors Say

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The cost of launching a company has never been lower, and technology enables us to sell and communicate with anywhere in the world. ... Read full article

Show Me The $$$

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What are the common sources of funding? Are grants and accelerators an option for your business? Christine E.B. Howard will walk you through the 5 stages of business and the funding available in each phase.... Read full article

How the VC Pitch Process Is Failing Female Entrepreneurs

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In 2018, only 3% of venture capital in the U.S went to companies with a female CEO. ... Read full article

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs to Push Past the Million-Dollar Mark

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It’s important for women to step outside their comfort zone, expand their network, and remain confident and bold.... Read full article

What it’s really like to launch a socially conscious business

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Tessa Clarke, the co-founder and CEO of Olio, on how she launched her game-changing food-sharing app.... Read full article