Category: Startup Insider

If You're Trying to Raise Money, Doing Any of These 9 Things May Scare off Investors

Image credit: Shutterstock.com Most new and existing businesses can benefit from outside funding. With such funding, they can grow faster, launch new initiatives, gain competitive advantage and make better long-term decisions as they can think beyond short-term issues like making payroll. Related: I Was a Contestant on 'Planet of the Apps' and Got a $5-Million Investment.…

Being a 'Boss' Entrepreneur Doesn't Mean You Have to Be Selfish

Image credit: Netflix Lies. Cheating. Stealing. All are heralded as the way to millions in the Netflix series Girlboss. Although the network peddles the story of Sophia Amoruso’s climb to the top as a comedy, it should be touted as a modern morality play about being a selfish jerk. Sure, it might sound exciting to boomers, Generation-Xers, millennials and Generation…