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Eye of the Tiger: U.S. Army Eyes Night Vision Contact Lenses

Eye of the Tiger: U.S. Army Eyes Night Vision Contact Lenses

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Forget heavy night vision goggles. Scientists are developing a better, lighter way for soldiers to see in the dark.
Is Your Company a Good Fit for an Employee Stock Ownership Plan?

Is Your Company a Good Fit for an Employee Stock Ownership Plan?

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This setup grants tax advantages while enabling workers to receive valuable stock in the firm when they retire.
Marketing Expert: The Best Tools for Understanding Your Social-Media Accounts

Marketing Expert: The Best Tools for Understanding Your Social-Media Accounts

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For our Ask the Expert column, marketing guru Joanna Lord highlights the top tools she uses for social media.
6 Things You Didn't Know About Your Financial Statements

6 Things You Didn't Know About Your Financial Statements

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The information could be useful, if it's prepared correctly and you know what to look for.
4 Secrets to Firing Your First Employee

4 Secrets to Firing Your First Employee

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Know the rules, provide evidence and conduct the termination in a thoughtful and caring manner.
This Startup Aims to Be the Tesla of Mattresses
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This Startup Aims to Be the Tesla of Mattresses

by Geoff Weiss
New York-based startup Casper is looking to bring some transparency -- as well as vertical integration -- to the $13 billion mattress industry.
The 7 Books Every Entrepreneur Needs to Read When They're Discouraged
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The 7 Books Every Entrepreneur Needs to Read When They're Discouraged

by Dorie Clark
As a founder, you are going to see your fair share of twists and turns, with some making you want to throw in the towel. Here are seven books to read when you are feeling discouraged and need to feel inspired.
CrowdRise, Ed Norton's Charitable Social Network, Raises $23 Million

CrowdRise, Ed Norton's Charitable Social Network, Raises $23 Million

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CrowdRise, a for-profit site founded by the 'Fight Club' star that fuses social networking with charitable activism, raised $23 million in its latest fundraising round.
Why You Shouldn't Fear Copycat Developers

Why You Shouldn't Fear Copycat Developers

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If a competitor takes your idea and launches their own version, don't fret. Twitter certainly hasn't.
6 Things You Must Do 36 Months Before Your IPO

6 Things You Must Do 36 Months Before Your IPO

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If you wait till the last minute, the public offering will disrupt your business. And if that happens, what's the point?

Mixing Business and Friendship? Read This First.

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If you’re going into business with a friend, make sure you’re prepared.
As World Awaits Apple's iPhone 6, Analysts Expect Dull Q2 Results

As World Awaits Apple's iPhone 6, Analysts Expect Dull Q2 Results

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Analysts expect an unimpressive earnings report from Apple as consumers hold out for the new iPhone 6.
The 3 C's of Content Marketing

The 3 C's of Content Marketing

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If you really want to connect with customers, keep these three principles in mind as you shape your campaign.
8 Steps to Take Before Opening the Doors of Your Nonprofit

8 Steps to Take Before Opening the Doors of Your Nonprofit

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Before you can start the hard word of raising money for your mission, there are a few things you need to put in place to help guarantee your nonprofit's success.
How to Stand Out in a Crowded Marketplace

How to Stand Out in a Crowded Marketplace

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Our expert explains you must be compelling to be remembered.
Pitching Practice: A PR-Checklist for Early-Stage Startups

Pitching Practice: A PR-Checklist for Early-Stage Startups

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Early-stage startups don't need a PR firm to get press. Instead, they need to roll up their sleeves, do the work and execute.