7 Tips for Raising Capital as a Solo Founder

I’ve played a role in founding three startups, but I’d never tackled the trials of fundraising until Roomi. Within a year, I raised $2...

Did You Get Screwed in Business?

This is a true story. I was there. The details are possibly not exact, and the quotes are paraphrased, but the essentials are true....

4 Things Entrepreneurs Need to Know Before Financing Their First Startup

For entrepreneurs starting a small business for the first time, it’s easy to feel a bit overwhelmed by all of the funding options available....

3 Strategies That Helped Me Raise $500,000 in Less Than Three Weeks

It takes money to make money, and finding people willing to invest their hard-earned dollars into your startup or venture isn’t always easy. Raising...

Small Businesses Rising: How to Get Through the First Years Financially

Starting a small business is a goal most people have at some point in their lives. Despite this, many people never start the businesses...

How to Use Forex Trading to Finance Your Startup

Financing a startup business is incredibly difficult. Since the credit crunch of 2008, mainstream banks have been less willing to fund startups, leaving many...

Do We All Undervalue Bootstrapping?

In business schools, in popular blogs, in business publications, and in general discussion of starting a business, we undervalue bootstrapping. We teach starting a...

5 Ways to Start or Buy a Business Without Any Money

What a tragedy that so many great businesses ideas are never executed for want of one critical resource: money. Many would-be entrepreneurs believe it’s impossible...

5 Simple Ways to Raise Capital for Your Small Business

Small businesses don’t necessarily need to grow quickly (though they should certainly want to grow, as stagnation is one very small step away from...

Fundraising 101: 3 Typical Startup Funding Paths

In my previous post, “Should Your Startup Actually Be a Small Business?” I addressed what may be the most important differentiator between a startup and a...

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