Funding

  • Five Reasons to Get Business Funding for Your Blog

    … Blogging is a unique business idea in that it’s possible to start and make money from your blog without investing any money in it to begin with. However, there are some problems which could arise as a result of your not investing any money in your blog. For example, without any funding, you will need to use a free domain name and unless you’re…

    The Blog Herald- 14 readers -
  • Is Your App Idea a Million-Dollar Uber or a Zero-Dollar Dud?

    … template designs simple and cheap–or even free if you’re still in school; how cool is that? The real challenge comes when you get ambitious. When you have a big idea with the potential to disrupt an industry. When you want to build Uber, or Hulu, or Tinder. An idea no one has ever seen before. That’s going to cost you. Angel investor Jason Calacanis…

    AllFacebookin Google Facebook- 32 readers -
  • How to Tell If a Government Grant Offer Is a Scam

    … You get a call, email, or letter from the federal government saying you are the winner of a free U.S. grant. All you have to do is pay a processing fee to receive the money. How do you know if the offer is legitimate or a scam? Here are five ways to spot a grant scam: 1. Did you apply for a grant? Legitimate grants do not show up at your door…

    Hal Shelton/ Constant Contact- 22 readers -
  • #SFSW16: What VCs Are Looking For in Local Startups

    … The pace for venture capital funding has slowed and deals that once took days to close now take months, but Hunter Walk (Partner, Homebrew VC) and Eric Feng (General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers) say it’s still an exciting time to be involved in local tech. “I think about it more as what innovations are in the front half…

    Stephanie Miles/ Street Fight- 17 readers -
  • VCs Share 7 Strategies for Hyperlocal Startups Looking to Raise Money

    … The ideas are there. The technology is there. What the founders of early-stage hyperlocal startups really need to succeed in the year 2016 is cash. As access to venture capital funding softens within the startup community, it’s becoming even more important for hyperlocal firms—with products used by merchants or consumers in well-defined…

    Stephanie Miles/ Street Fight- 19 readers -
  • Earny iOS App Gets You Money Back When Prices Drop on Past Purchases

    … Earny has announced the official launch of its app on iOS. The app was designed to help shoppers get their money back when a store drops the price on an item they’ve recently purchased online. Earny allows users to take advantage of store policies which pay back the difference when a price drop occurs on a recently purchased item. Once users…

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  • What Small Businesses Need to Know About Online Loans

    … Editor’s Note: This is a contributed post from Kabbage. Kabbage helps small businesses get the funding they need to grow with fast, online financing. Find out more here. Access to business funding and online loans is a crucial component for small business survival. This is true whether you are just starting out, experiencing growth in a slow…

    Constant Contact- 16 readers -
  • First Snapchat Network Naritiv Raises $3 Million in Series A Funding

    … Snapchat content marketing platform Narativ, which claims to be the first media company born on Snapchat, announced recently that it has raised $3 million Series A funding — led by Third Wave Digital and Allen DeBevoise, with funds also coming from Disney and Luminari Capital. Currently, Naritiv’s network on Snapchat gets more than 16 billion…

    Justin Lafferty/ Inside Facebook- 17 readers -
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