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David Worrell

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Retire Rich

Retire Rich

Entrepreneurs are good at growing businesses, but when it comes to personal portfolios, many all too often fall short. Experts share tips, strategies and secrets for the best ways you can accumulate w
September 1, 2005 in Personal Finance

How to Inspire Bidding Frenzies

How do you get top dollar for your eBay items? Try tactics the pros use--and guide the bidding frenzy in your favor.
August 31, 2005 in Your Website

A Penchant for Profits

Surviving rapid top-line growth requires a bottom-line focus to keep things under control.
August 1, 2005 in Entrepreneur Magazine

When the Well Runs Dry

This Texas entrepreneur dug deep to replace VC funds he lost unexpectedly.
July 1, 2005 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Looking for Investors Abroad

Looking for capital? Consider looking abroad. International investors can provide funding--and much more.
July 1, 2005 in Financing

Non-Tech Businesses Can Get VC, Too

Think venture capital is only for the high-tech crowd? Think again. Your low-tech company might be just what VCs are looking for.
July 1, 2005 in Venture Capital

Wealthy and Wise

Twentysomethings need financial planners, too--and these entrepreneurs are cashing in.
June 1, 2005 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Leaping Into Action

FrogPad uses vendor relationships to jump-start its financial success.
May 1, 2005 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Bridge the Gap

When risks are high and cash needs are immediate, a convertible bridge note provides a solution everyone can live with.
May 1, 2005 in Financing

It's in the Cards

This day-spa owner uses gift card sales to give her cash flow a total makeover.
April 1, 2005 in Entrepreneur Magazine

A Run of Luck

After this entrepreneur sold his company, he gained even more business control.
March 1, 2005 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Guardian Angels

Now called active capital, the former ACE-Net website is completely revamped and ready to help match companies with angel capital.
March 1, 2005 in Angel Investors

Take It for Granted

Need cash to develop your latest high-tech product? There's probably an SBIR grant for you.
January 1, 2005 in SBA and Government Funding

Attacking a Loan

7 knock-'em-dead strategies to use when negotiating with hard-nosed commercial bankers
December 21, 2004

Shell Shock?

New rules are driving small firms into shells, where they could get a nasty surprise.
December 1, 2004 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Bootstrapping Your Startup

No, you don't need investors to start your dream business. Here's how to make it happen with your own money.
November 18, 2004

Spinoff Doctors

VC firm frees and rehabilitates small tech firms languishing inside large companies.
November 1, 2004 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Common Cents

Approaching investors who share your interests is the first step to getting the dollars you need.
November 1, 2004 in Financing

Go for the Gold

Maybe you've planned it since day one, or maybe you've taken years to decide. Now that the time has come to sell your business, find out what you can do to make sure you can come out on top.
October 1, 2004 in Leadership

Curtain Call

You've laughed, you've cried, you've moved on after selling your business. Or have you? If you're wondering what's next, take a look at what these entrepreneurs are doing now--and get read for your ow
October 1, 2004 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Taking Flight

Angel investors are flocking together to your advantage.
October 1, 2004 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Paying Your Dues

If you're looking for investor money, brace yourself for a rigorous due-diligence process.
September 1, 2004 in Entrepreneur Magazine

The Other Colors of Money

If banks and VCs are out of your financial picture, don't despair. These 3 alternative sources of capital could provide the funding you're looking for.
July 1, 2004 in Financing

Debt End Ahead?

Don't let debt put your business in a tight spot--learn how to use leverage to your advantage.
July 1, 2004 in Entrepreneur Magazine

How to Present Your Invention to Investors

Having trouble finding investors? The way you sell your investment opportunity could be to blame.
May 1, 2004 in Financing

I Take It Back!

When a merger goes awry and you want to buy your company back, there are plenty of ways to do it.
March 1, 2004 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Safe Bet

Federal funds are motivating VCs to invest in security firms.
February 1, 2004 in Entrepreneur Magazine

License to Profit

Could licensing your intellectual property provide the extra capital you've been looking for?
January 1, 2004 in Financing

Waiting in the Wings

Is the IPO market poised for a better performance in the coming year?
January 1, 2004 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Seed Money

VC financing for early-stage companies is back in bloom.
November 1, 2003 in Entrepreneur Magazine