Michelle Goodman

Michelle Goodman

Michelle Goodman is a Seattle-based freelance journalist and author of The Anti 9-to-5 Guide.

How One Company's Light Bulb Moment Improved Skateboard Safety
Wacky Business Ideas

How One Company's Light Bulb Moment Improved Skateboard Safety

Skateboarders stay safe with customizable adhesive lights.
4 Tips for Landing Revenue-Based Financing
Financing

4 Tips for Landing Revenue-Based Financing

No profit? No assets? No problem.
Fed Up With Bad Bouquets, These Friends Created the 'Etsy for Flowers'
Disruption

Fed Up With Bad Bouquets, These Friends Created the 'Etsy for Flowers'

Business is blooming for three friends who started BloomNation, a marketplace for locally designed, hand-delivered floral arrangements.
How These Entrepreneurs Failed Their Way to Millions
Failure

How These Entrepreneurs Failed Their Way to Millions

These resilient entrepreneurs bounced back after losing it all, again and again.
Inside PayPal's Microlending Program
PayPal

Inside PayPal's Microlending Program

Microloans can mean mega profits.
How to Build an Employee-Owned Business
Employee Stock Ownership Plan

How to Build an Employee-Owned Business

These four steps will help you turn employees into engaged, invested coworkers.
How FlashFunders Streamlines the Investor Roadshow
Startup Financing

How FlashFunders Streamlines the Investor Roadshow

The beta site has helped eight startups so far. Here's how it works.
Hate Losing Your Stuff? You'll Love Tile.
Tech Startups

Hate Losing Your Stuff? You'll Love Tile.

A tracker for missing items finds big bucks
How to Find Investors Through LinkedIn
Linkedin

How to Find Investors Through LinkedIn

The professional social network has become a tool for identifying and pitching investors.
How This Google Glass Startup Is Saving Doctors Time
Google Glass

How This Google Glass Startup Is Saving Doctors Time

Ian Shakil and Pelu Tran help doctors by slashing data-entry work, thanks to Google Glass.
Why Female CEOs Are Getting More Funding
Gender differences

Why Female CEOs Are Getting More Funding

How companies are pushing to close the gender financing gap.
This Startup Bridges Cash Flow Gaps, One Invoice at a Time
Financial Management

This Startup Bridges Cash Flow Gaps, One Invoice at a Time

Fundbox chases down the payments for you. Here's how it works.
This Startup Will Give You a Loan -- But There's a Twist
Fundraising

This Startup Will Give You a Loan -- But There's a Twist

Able, the brainchild of two Harvard MBAs, requires borrowers to raise the first quarter of their loan amount from friends and family.
Need a Loan? Let's Look at Your LinkedIn Profile First.
Young Entrepreneurs

Need a Loan? Let's Look at Your LinkedIn Profile First.

The startup Earnest, which has $15 million in financing from big-name investors, has an alternative way of determining who qualifies for a personal loan.
3 Steps for Turning Customers Into Investors
Investors

3 Steps for Turning Customers Into Investors

Can't get a bank loan? Customers and community members can be your best investors. Here's how to make that happen.