The funding landscape for entrepreneurs includes a wide range of financing options from bootstrapping to venture capital and raises questions about equity ownership for startups.
10/19/14 A couple of new quarterly data sets from the venture capital industry and angel investors suggest that entrepreneurs are having an easier time finding capital in 2014.
09/22/14 Congressman Steve Chabot of Ohio talks about how federal policies could clear the way for an entrepreneurial renaissance in America -- looking at access to capital, talent and approaches to remove barrier to entrepreneurship.
09/09/14 InvestorIQ.org tests and builds startup investing knowledge for prospective investors and entrepreneurs through lessons culled by the Angel Capital Association, Angel Resource Institute and Kauffman Foundation
08/07/14 The Roosevelt Institute's Next American Economy project identifies the trends and challenges that will shape our economy in the next twenty-five years to better inform the policy decisions we must make today.
08/05/14 Are venture capital firms coming up short in terms of their returns to investors? Foundation senior fellow Diane Mulcahy thinks so, and the data supports her view.
05/29/14 Kauffman Foundation Policy Engagement Manager Jason Wiens examines the benefits of intrastate crowdfunding in an article for Forbes.com.
05/27/14 In this Entrepreneur.com article, Amanda Schnieders, specialist in Entrepreneurship, offers four steps to prepare for meetings with potential investors in order to increase confidence and success.
05/21/14 New to angel investing? This international guidebook highlights the successes and challenges of angel groups in emerging and frontier markets.
02/03/14 Slava Rubin, founder and chief executive of Indiegogo, offers advice for running a successful online crowdfunding campaign.
08/27/13 The basics of crowdfunding is told from the perspectives of Jase Wilson, founder and CEO of civic crowdfunding platform Neighbor.ly, who shares fundraising guidance; Jason Ried and Claude Aldridge, cofounders of Trellie, who tell their experience using Kickstarter to launch their business; and Nate Allen, founder and CEO of data-visualization firm 4 First Names, who presents data that he scraped from Kickstarter and what it means for companies considering crowdfunding.
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