Jane Porter

Jane Porter

Writer and editor

Jane Porter is a freelance writer and editor based in Brooklyn, NY. You can find more of her work at Janeroseporter.com

How a Biomed Tech Company Raised $35.7 Million Before Going to Market
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How a Biomed Tech Company Raised $35.7 Million Before Going to Market

CardioInsight found a way to 3D map the heart's electrical activity, but it took a village of funding resources to get there.
How One Idea Went From the Research Lab to the Marketplace -- Raising More than $6 Million in the Process
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How One Idea Went From the Research Lab to the Marketplace -- Raising More than $6 Million in the Process

Researchers can monetize their innovations if they keep this entrepreneur's lessons learned in mind.
How an Innovative Whiskey Brand Won Angel Investors (Without Getting Them Wasted)
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How an Innovative Whiskey Brand Won Angel Investors (Without Getting Them Wasted)

Cleveland Whiskey built its credibility before approaching angel investors for money and mentorship.
How This Pet Startup Raised $4.5 Million in Funding
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How This Pet Startup Raised $4.5 Million in Funding

This pet insurance company looked to a non-profit venture development organization for funding in this series exploring options for startups outside Silicon Valley.
Think Like Cleveland: 6 Ingredients to Boosting Business Growth
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Think Like Cleveland: 6 Ingredients to Boosting Business Growth

To understand growth, understand the factors that create a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem.
My First MOOC: The Planning Behind a Massive Open Online Course
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My First MOOC: The Planning Behind a Massive Open Online Course

A business professor reveals the countless hours required to stage an online course for thousands of students from around the globe. Trust us, it's not for the faint of heart.
Need Fresh Content For Your Blog? Try These 3 Idea-Generating Tips
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Need Fresh Content For Your Blog? Try These 3 Idea-Generating Tips

Make the effort to connect with your blog readers in unique and meaningful ways by sharing stories born from your experiences. Here are three ways to do it.
5 Ways to Use Twitter Beyond the Basics
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5 Ways to Use Twitter Beyond the Basics

There's so much more to Twitter than tweeting out your latest new promotions or sales. Here are five key ways to energize your Twitter strategy on a budget.
How Failure Made These Entrepreneurs Millions
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How Failure Made These Entrepreneurs Millions

Even the most successful entrepreneurs experience their share of failures. Here are five ways to use failure as a means to succeed.
10 Questions to Ask Before Family and Friends Become Business Partners
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10 Questions to Ask Before Family and Friends Become Business Partners

Thinking about bringing loved ones into your business? Before you take that leap, here's what you need to know to protect your relationships and your company.
Unlocking Business Ideas Hidden in the Natural World
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Unlocking Business Ideas Hidden in the Natural World

A look at how the growing field of biomimicry has led to innovations inspired by nature.
3 Bad Sleep Habits You Need to Break
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3 Bad Sleep Habits You Need to Break

If you think you've got better things to do than worry about your sleep routine, think again. You may be unwittingly sabotaging your snooze time -- and your productivity. Here's how to snap out of it.
10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Small-Business Attorney
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10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Small-Business Attorney

A quick guide to finding a legal professional that is the right fit for your business.
Debunking 5 Common Myths About Sleep
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Debunking 5 Common Myths About Sleep

Burning the midnight oil is common among entrepreneurs trying to get their companies off the ground. If you think you can squeak by with a few less hours of shuteye, think again. Here's why.
10 Questions to Ask Yourself When Testing a Business Idea
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10 Questions to Ask Yourself When Testing a Business Idea

Need help trying to figure out if that great idea you're passionate about could become a successful business? Here's how to evaluate a potential winner.