How I Raised $1.5 Million As a First-Time Entrepreneur

By Jason Demant - Nov 18, 2015

This past June, Bento officially announced our seed round of $1.5M. In the following, I’ll discuss what worked, what didn’t … Continue reading


How a 21-Year-Old Nobody Got Fortune 500 Execs to Answer His Cold Emails

By Editorial Staff - Nov 11, 2015

How do you get CEOs and Presidents of billion dollar corporations to respond to your emails when you are a … Continue reading


We Went to a $1,300-A-Person Event for the World’s ‘Top Young Entrepreneurs’

By Editorial Staff - Oct 15, 2015

What is it like to attend an event where all the world’s “top young entrepreneurs” gather to mingle and costs over … Continue reading


Blake Lively Gave the Best Response Possible After Her Startup’s Failure

By Laura Dang - Sep 30, 2015

Blake Lively is shutting down her startup venture, Preserve, which she launched in July of 2014. The e-commerce lifestyle website … Continue reading


A Startup Whose Furniture Takes Only Four Minutes to Assemble is Trying to Destroy IKEA

By Jacob Wagner - Sep 21, 2015

Furniture that’s both cheaper and easier to assemble than IKEA’s? It’s a dream come true for anyone on a budget … Continue reading


Why Every Startup Should Seriously Consider Competing in a Pitch Contest

By Adam Ornelas - Sep 21, 2015

The entrepreneurial lifestyle is hot right now. Everywhere you go, every site you visit, every social media timeline you scroll … Continue reading


Rap Genius Founder: My Top 5 Y Combinator Demo Day Companies of 2015

By Mahbod Moghadam - Aug 20, 2015

I actually think Mucker Lab in L.A. is much better than Y Combinator — especially since it is located on … Continue reading


Guy Ditches Girlfriend After He’s Accepted to Y Combinator, Then Realizes it’s Fake

By Jacob Wagner - Aug 20, 2015

Several weeks ago, Kurt Braget submitted a Y Combinator Fellowship application for his startup, TopChart. Yesterday, TopChart received an acceptance … Continue reading


How a Budding Startup that Raised $5 Million Imploded and Fired 400 Workers Overnight

By Jacob Wagner - Aug 14, 2015

Imagine putting years of your life into a job for a company that seems promising and reports that it’s doing … Continue reading


Startup Founder Raises $1.2 Million in Minutes After Being Told ‘Too Young’ For $5,000

By Waylae Gregoire - Jul 28, 2015

Cindy Wu, a scientist and the co-founder of crowdfunding platform Experiment, is a bit of an accidental entrepreneur. “I never wanted to … Continue reading