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How to fundraise for a mission-driven startup

Apr 28, 2015 No Comments

Since my company’s launch, dozens of people, ranging from childhood friends to those I’ve never met, have reached out to express enthusiasm for our mission. More than a few of these folks are aspiring social entrepreneurs, who share our desire to do well by doing good. Many don’t have a nest egg to bootstrap their […]

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5 ‘Bad’ Millennial Traits That Are Actually Good for Entrepreneurs

Oct 02, 2014 No Comments

I’ll be the first to admit it: We millennials have a bad rep. They say we’re lazy, ungrateful and that we don’t grow up fast enough. (Anyone remember the Time magazine article?) That said, we do have qualities which work in our favor. We dream big. We’re unafraid. We don’t understand the word “no.” All these […]

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Where Startup Funding Really Comes From

Nov 29, 2013 No Comments

Prominent VCs and angel investors may dominate the headlines with their big sticker investments,

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How to Raise Money For Your Startup

Oct 02, 2013 No Comments

Raising money is simple but not easy. This guide illustrates one way how to raise money for a startup, especially for first-time entrepreneurs.

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7 Things That Make Great Entrepreneurs Tick

Jan 21, 2013 No Comments

All the greats–Mayer, Page, Zuckerberg–have these things in common, and this list is what makes them better than all the rest.

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Entrepreneurs, is your business investment ready?

Dec 10, 2012 No Comments

In his first column for Startups, Blottr.com founder Adam Baker outlines the mistakes many first-time founders make when seeking early-stage funding – and how to avoid them!

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