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Definition: Vehicles owned by a company and used for business purposes
Definition: Funds flowing into a company, generally during pre-IPO process, in
the form of an investment rather than a loan. Controlled by an
individual or small group known as venture capitalists, these
investments require a high rate of return and are secured by a
substantial ownership position in the business.
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Did you ever think "generosity" would be the goal of a good meeting? It is now.
Parents make great employees and cultivating an environment that is supportive of them is not only easy but a no-brainer from a business standpoint.
Over the last few years, personal branding has gone on from being an additional responsibility to one of the top priorities in marketing a business.
When your social media presence is an integral part of your livelihood, it's important to know what you can do to protect yourself.
Michael Streko was caught after reportedly asking children for drugs. His son was found unharmed.
It's not making money. It revolves around something that, if you're smart, you're already doing every day.
Interns have a legal right to take something of value from their experiences. Like a much better chance of getting a real job.
'While we got certain things right, we made a few choices that, in hindsight, we've needed to rethink.'
If we think of attention as currency, it represents something of a commodity -- highly valuable but limited in supply.
From seaweed to vodka, check out these ridiculous porky goods.
Anybody can have a bad day but nobody has to spread their bad days to the whole office.
Companies spend freely to find and hire talent, then leave them adrift when they start work. That's not smart.
A few minutes here and there adds up to hours every month, and that means you won't feel guilty watching something silly on YouTube.
Bob Riesenbach imposed certain requirements on himself to escape his "quiet, introverted side" and find small business success.
A new study ranks the top 10 American towns to launch a business – and the results might surprise you.
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