Go to previous articles

All stories in Entrepreneur

  • How to secure VC money in 3 weeks or less

    Raising venture capital is a daunting process. You've spent months, if not years, working to turn your dreams into a reality, and now it all hinges on finding that one investor who believes in your company and team as much as you do and if you’re lucky, also brings value to the ...

  • 17 ways to say no: Real responses from real VCs on why they didn't invest

    Starting your first company (or your third) is a daunting and exciting prospect, but even if you manage to ultimately find some success it probably wasn't at the first attempt. On that road is a whole lot of disappointments, so we thought it might be useful to bring you some real ...

  • The right way to give equity to your employees

    As a rule, entrepreneurs are very protective of their equity, and try to keep 100 percent ownership for themselves.  Usually this is fine, provided that important key parties (e.g., employees, partners) are appropriately motivated to help you succeed. Sometimes that motivation comes ...

  • 10 signs it's time to stop adding product features

    Although it's tempting to keep adding new features, at some point, you need redirect your team's resources and focus on refining your core product instead. But how do you know when that time has come? To find out, I asked 10 entrepreneurs from YEC the following question: How do ...

Load more articles