crowdsourcing

Pulling in an army of investors has more perks than you think

What do you do when someone offers you 1% of the total amount you’re trying to raise – are you potentially fragmenting your cap table, causing headaches for yourself down the road, or are you making a smart strategic play?

Better have a plan

Why your VC funding is worthless without a plan

For founders, taking funding is about more than adding working capital — it acts as a catalyst for things to come. It provides a third-party validation that attracts the interest of media, customers, and potential executives you want to hire.

jelly

Funding Daily: Jelly

Biz Stone’s app Jelly raised its second round of funding today. While the name Jelly refers to jellyfish, it got me thinking about the difference between jelly and jam.