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Why VCs And Angel Investors Aren’t Interested In Your Idea (And What You Can Do About It)

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via Forbes: What can be the reason(s) that VCs/angel investors aren’t interested in my profitable business idea? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Brett Fox, Former CEO of Touchstone Semiconductor, on Quora: One …

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Why you should never tap friends and family for startup funds

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Via TNW News : You’ve probably heard this line: “If you can’t raise money from angels you can raise from your friends or family.” In fact most young entrepreneurs raise money from friends and family, here is a quick breakdown of funding sources for startups from AngelBlog. I am writing this …

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6 Reasons Smart Entrepreneurs Think Twice Before Seeking an IPO

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Via Entrepreneur : The visibility of Google, Facebook and a few others continues to propagate the myth that the ultimate objective of every entrepreneur should be to take their startups public via an initial public offering at the earliest opportunity. Everyone thinks this is the route to become the next billionaire …

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