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8 Things To Know Before Raising A Seed Round
Mar25

8 Things To Know Before Raising A Seed Round

Minutes before the first meeting of my startup’s seed round, a wise advisor pulled me aside. “This is going to be wild,” he warned, with a knowing smile. “Brace yourself.” Several months later, after raising $850,000 for my startup, ReelGenie, the ride has stopped (for now). I hopped off the fundraising…

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7 Steps To Raise Startup Money From A Family Member
Apr23

7 Steps To Raise Startup Money From A Family Member

My family immigrated from Lima, Peru to the United States before I was born to give me a shot at the American dream. I owe everything I’ve achieved so far to my parents, which is why it’s my goal to support them financially as they get older. Somewhat paradoxically, to achieve this goal, I raised $5,000 from…

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Crowdfunding 2.0: The Future Is Here
Jun17

Crowdfunding 2.0: The Future Is Here

Raise your hand if you know someone who has gotten a business or a project going with money from Kickstarter or another crowdfunding website.   If you, my dear readers, and I were in a room together right now instead of just staring at our separate glowing screens, I’d be willing to bet that only one or two of you would have your hands down.   That’s because crowdfunding is rapidly becoming an easy and realistic...

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