Gwen Moran

Gwen Moran

Gwen Moran is a freelance writer and co-author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Business Plans (Alpha, 2010).

Starting a Business

Toward Greener, Safer Roads

A company that analyzes driver behavior gets millions in investment to help it travel further.
Finance

The Cost of Found Money

Ignoring escheatment laws could leave your business open to liability.
Finance

Is Online Banking Safe?

Beware the pitfalls of convenience when it comes to conducting transactions via the web.
Growth Strategies

A New Chapter

A rescued bookstore provides a training ground for people with autism.
Starting a Business

Teed Up

Meri Zeiff's T-shirt company allows kids to make a difference--while communicating positive messages.
Starting a Business

The Accidental Investment

Mobile app maker Smule wasn't looking for more funding but saw the value when the right backers came knocking.
Starting a Business

Get in on a Burgeoning Market

Battery maker lands a powerful $13.2 million in funding.
Finance

Getting Credit

The lowdown on business credit cards--what's out there and what to watch for
Growth Strategies

Money Well Spent

These 3 businesses made small but strategic investments that paid off big.
Growth Strategies

My Smartphone Sent Me

How savvy businesses are finding customers on Foursquare, Twitter and Meetup
Starting a Business

Gaming the System

Success in game development and knowing when to quit landed PopCap $22.5 million.
Peer Lending for Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

Peer Lending for Entrepreneurs

Person-to-person lending can score the cash your business needs.
Franchises

Franchises Go Social

Can your franchise benefit from social media? Find out how the best franchises used this medium to their advantage.
Technology

Check Out Your Checkout

Simple fixes can reduce the number of abandoned carts cluttering up your site.
Growth Strategies

When the Little Guy Goes Big

Turning a small business into a franchise can look like a good idea in this economy. Here's how to figure out if it actually is.