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Funding Goals Worksheet
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Use this tool to identify your business's potential funding sources and develop a plan to request funding.

Funding Life Cycle of a Firm

Thinking about venture funding for your growing business? A VC lays out the steps and provides typical expectations on valuation.

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Funding Your Dream Video

Mohanjit Jolly, Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures, moderates a discussion between five VCs and Angel investors. The panel addresses key issues related to the funding process, including valuation, business plans, funder presentations, and strategies for accessing VCs.

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Funding for startups is key topic at Kauffman Life Science Ventures Summit
Kauffman Foundation
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Finding funding for a life science startup will be one of the featured topics at the Kauffman Life Science Ventures Summit in June. Read more about this upcoming event for entrepreneurs.

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Fundraising: No-Shop Agreements

When seeking venture capital, entrepreneurs may be asked to sign a term sheet with a no-shop clause. That means the entrepreneur agrees not to seek other investors during the final negotiations. This blog entry contains some good advice that isn't necessarily obvious to the uninitiated.

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GE Healthymagination Fund looking for startups to invest in
Parmar Arundhati
Blog Resource

Medical device startups and other life science companies are receiving funding from the GE Healthymagination Fund. Read more about how the fund works.

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Getting Cash Sooner

In this four-minute video clip, a leading expert on finance and an experienced entrepreneur discusses practical strategies on securing cash sooner from accounts receivable. Requires RealPlayer available for free at

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Getting Paid
Summary: provides an excellent collection of 21 links to resources that can guide your management and collection of receivables.

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Giving Investors Information: The PPM
Sherman Andrew J
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The legal documents included in a Private Placement Memorandum give potential investors necessary information about your company, the terms of the securities being offered and the risks of buying and holding them. Here's how to put it together.

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Growing the Old Way in a New Category
Rabjohns David
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MotiveQuest founder, David Rabjohns, describes how he addressed key challenges in starting and growing his company--via bootstrapping--to number three in the "brand monitoring in social media" industry sector.

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