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5 Ways to Raise Capital in a Small Market

By | Feb 18, 2017 at 2:30 pm

This article is courtesy of Techstars, the best global ecosystem for entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market. From inspiration to IPO, Techstars empowers the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey by providing a global ecosystem made up of tens of thousands…

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7 Tips for Raising Capital in a Slower Market

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 9:15 am

This article is courtesy of Techstars, the best global ecosystem for entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market. From inspiration to IPO, Techstars empowers the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey by providing a global ecosystem made up of tens of thousands…

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Portland, Maine

Report: Maine SBDC Clients Secured $47.1M in 2016

By | Feb 13, 2017 at 8:30 pm

This article is courtesy of Maine Startups Insider, created by Whit Richardson, a journalist who’s covered Maine’s business community for the past decade. Visit Maine Startups Insider to read more about Maine’s startup community and subscribe to the weekly newsletter. Business owners who sought…

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Portland, Maine

CEI Ventures Closes Fourth VC Fund at $10 Million

By | Jan 26, 2017 at 10:30 am

This article is courtesy of Maine Startups Insider, created by Whit Richardson, a journalist who’s covered Maine’s business community for the past decade. Visit Maine Startups Insider to read more about Maine’s startup community and subscribe to the weekly newsletter. CEI Ventures announced the…

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Now You Can Even Crowdsource Your Next Steak Dinner

By | Jan 24, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Food tech startup Crowd Cow has today announced $2 million in seed funding that it will use to scale operations to a national audience. The Seattle-based startup uses a Kickstarter-like model to connect sustainable ranchers with consumers: Users can sign up to purchase the exact amount…

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3 Startup Accelerators Net Almost 10 Percent of All U.S. Series A Rounds

By | Jan 18, 2017 at 4:30 pm

As Mattermark has found, the top three accelerators in the startup business — Y Combinator, Techstars, and 500 Startups — have been responsible for about ten percent of all series A deals in the U.S. for a couple years straight. The real news here? Most…

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Should You Bootstrap or Seek Outside Financing For Your Startup?

By | Jan 3, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Aside from the idea itself, the most important detail contributing to small business success is the actual funding to get that idea off the ground. There is more than one way to achieve the initial funding you need for your startup, and each ones…

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Here Are Some Important Questions to Consider When Raising Capital

By | Dec 29, 2016 at 7:00 pm

This article is courtesy of the Galvanize blog. Interested in entrepreneurship, web development, or data science? Check out the Galvanize Newsletter, bringing you the best content from The Learning Community for Technology. Finding the right funding for your startup begins by asking the right questions….

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Portland, Maine

Maine Technology Institute Provides $1.2M to Help Industry Clusters

By | Dec 28, 2016 at 10:30 am

This article is courtesy of Maine Startups Insider, created by Whit Richardson, a journalist who’s covered Maine’s business community for the past decade. Visit Maine Startups Insider to read more about Maine’s startup community and subscribe to the weekly newsletter. The Maine Technology Institute…

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NYC

Splash Gets Investment to Revamp B2B Event Management Tech

By | Dec 16, 2016 at 9:15 am

As one of the leading startups in event marketing software, Splash is primarily known for helping businesses create landing pages, sell tickets, and manage communications for all their events. But as a recent announcement infers, the company has been quietly making moves to build…

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Sacramento

SupportPay Raises $4 Million to Automate Child Support Payments

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 10:30 am

Today, Sacramento-based startup SupportPay is announcing the successful close of a $4 million Series A round led by Fenway Summer Ventures. The round also had participation by previous investors as well as Moneta Ventures and Continental Advisors. As part of the new round, Fenway…

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Redwood City

Tact Closes $15 Million to Readily Connect Sales Tools to Mobile Devices

By | Dec 12, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Today, Tact, a Redwood City, CA based company, announced the successful close of a $15 million series B round led by Upfront Ventures. The round also had participation from Microsoft Ventures, and existing investors Kevin Efrusy of Accel Partners and Satish Dharmaraj of Redpoint…

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9 Tips for Entrepreneurs Preparing to Raise Their First Series A

By | Dec 8, 2016 at 12:50 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. After you’ve raised a friends and family round, the funding game can be pretty intimidating. The seed round will help you better understand the process, but…

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Ask Techstars: Going From Seed to Series A

By | Nov 20, 2016 at 10:30 am

This article is courtesy of Techstars, the best global ecosystem for entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market. From inspiration to IPO, Techstars empowers the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey by providing a global ecosystem made up of tens of thousands…