There are several great questions and answer related to How to Raise Money. They include:
- Funding: Where to Start?: We get this question a lot and this thread has several great answers. The main take-a-way is to answer the question Do you really need funding?
- Bootstrapping Your Startup: This whole thread is chalked full of great advice. The one take-a-way is that managing your cash flow is vital.
- What to Disclose to Investors: Shares an experience with giving some investor pitches and how much information is too much.
- Angel Investors and Debt: Quite a good post on the difference between debt and equity for an angel round.
Along with how to raise money, we often get the question When to Raise Money. This can be tricky and obviously highly dependent on what business you are in and your burn rate.
Several questions deal with this topic that are worth looking at. They include:
Also see the posts tagged 'Funding', 'Seed-Funding', 'Investors' and 'Bootstrapped' for more discussions of this.
If your questions fall out of these answers, then feel free to post a question. If you do pose a question, please link to this answer so we can build a better canon for the site.