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5 Essentials for a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
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5 Essentials for a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Crowdfunding is the sweat equity of financing. Every company, no matter how small, can succeed but it requires a lot of work.

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Winklevoss Twins Launch Winkdex Bitcoin Index

The brothers Winklevii make a bold step toward digital currency domination
What a CFO Taught My Startup About Projections
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What a CFO Taught My Startup About Projections

From hockey-stick growth to flat lines, projections can run the gamut. For our series The Grind, the founder of S.W. Basics offers up advice about how she handled these, at times, elusive forecasts.
Aetna CEO Says Company May Opt Out of Obamacare
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Aetna CEO Says Company May Opt Out of Obamacare

CEO Mark Bertolini said the insurer may be forced to double its rates or pull out of the program.
Top Buzzwords in This Season
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Top Buzzwords in This Season's Earnings Reports

These three words continue to pop up in companies' earnings reports this quarter.
U.K. Lawmakers Tell Queen to Think More Like an Entrepreneur
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U.K. Lawmakers Tell Queen to Think More Like an Entrepreneur

Lawmakers have given the Queen's royal officials some financial advice.

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5 Essentials for a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
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5 Essentials for a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Crowdfunding is the sweat equity of financing. Every company, no matter how small, can succeed but it requires a lot of work.
Investors Consider These 7 Elements to Be High Risk
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Investors Consider These 7 Elements to Be High Risk

If you're seeking money for your startup, you should be prepared to address potential issues that may face your business.
Reddit Co-Founder: Crowdfunding Is Powering a Second, Much Bigger Renaissance
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Reddit Co-Founder: Crowdfunding Is Powering a Second, Much Bigger Renaissance

Alexis Ohanian says that technology means more creators can pursue their craft and get paid for it. The Internet means that people all over the world are becoming patrons of artists all over the world.
How Much Is An MBA Degree Really Worth?
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How Much Is An MBA Degree Really Worth?

And how much more money does an MBA from Harvard, Stanford or Wharton get you over a career than one from Texas A&M, Ohio State, or the University of Iowa?
The SEC Is Probing Private Equity Performance Figures
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The SEC Is Probing Private Equity Performance Figures

More specifically, the regulator is examining how private equity firms report a key metric of their past performance when they market new funds to investors.

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These Angel Investors Want to Make Bitcoin
Angel Investors

These Angel Investors Want to Make Bitcoin 'Sexy' for Average People

BitAngels has already put $7 million into early-stage Bitcoin startups since May 2013 -- and there's $50 million more where that came from.
Report: Andreessen Horowitz to Raise Another $1.5 Billion
Angel Investors

Report: Andreessen Horowitz to Raise Another $1.5 Billion

The noted venture-capital firm is reportedly in the process of raising $1.5 billion in its new round of fundraising.
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Angel Investors

Meet the Top 5 Angel Investors of 2013 (Infographic)

These 'super angels' were active investors this year, funding a diverse cast of promising startups.
Survey: 1 in 2 Angel Investors Regrets an Investment Made This Year
Angel Investors

Survey: 1 in 2 Angel Investors Regrets an Investment Made This Year

Entrepreneurs tend to over-promise when pitching their startup at the earliest stages, investors say.
AngelList CEO Says Being Accredited Is Not Enough
Angel Investors

AngelList CEO Says Being Accredited Is Not Enough

With the recent lift on the ban of general solicitation, the SEC also ruled that a third party has to verify that an investor is accredited. AngelList CEO Naval Ravikant says there are other critical components to be sure an investor is ready to play ball.

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Winklevoss Twins Launch Winkdex Bitcoin Index
Cash Flow & Money Management

Winklevoss Twins Launch Winkdex Bitcoin Index

The brothers Winklevii make a bold step toward digital currency domination
What a CFO Taught My Startup About Projections
Cash Flow & Money Management

What a CFO Taught My Startup About Projections

From hockey-stick growth to flat lines, projections can run the gamut. For our series The Grind, the founder of S.W. Basics offers up advice about how she handled these, at times, elusive forecasts.
Aetna CEO Says Company May Opt Out of Obamacare
Cash Flow & Money Management

Aetna CEO Says Company May Opt Out of Obamacare

CEO Mark Bertolini said the insurer may be forced to double its rates or pull out of the program.
Top Buzzwords in This Season
Cash Flow & Money Management

Top Buzzwords in This Season's Earnings Reports

These three words continue to pop up in companies' earnings reports this quarter.
U.K. Lawmakers Tell Queen to Think More Like an Entrepreneur
Cash Flow & Money Management

U.K. Lawmakers Tell Queen to Think More Like an Entrepreneur

Lawmakers have given the Queen's royal officials some financial advice.

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Maker of Video Game 'BioShock' to Shed All But 15 Employees

Creator Ken Levine's decision to cut the studio down to a 'smaller, more entrepreneurial endeavor' comes as something of a shock.
How Lego Came Back From the Brink of Bankruptcy
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How Lego Came Back From the Brink of Bankruptcy

With its new 'The Lego Movie' out in theaters, a look at how the company skirted financial breakdown.
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Listen Up: How to Respond to Customer Complaints

Set up the proper processes to receive feedback in advance for sustained positive outcomes.
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The War on Clutter: 8 Ways to Edit Your Workspace and Life

From organizing your office to sharpening your management skills, here is the LifeEdited guide to ruthlessly decluttering your startup's operations.
To Outsource or Not? That Is the Question.
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To Outsource or Not? That Is the Question.

While outsourcing services and tasks may help a startup save a few bucks, it can also cause many challenges. Here are a few instances when outsourcing could be a viable choice.

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5 Essentials for a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Crowdfunding is the sweat equity of financing. Every company, no matter how small, can succeed but it requires a lot of work.
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Investors Consider These 7 Elements to Be High Risk

If you're seeking money for your startup, you should be prepared to address potential issues that may face your business.
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Reddit Co-Founder: Crowdfunding Is Powering a Second, Much Bigger Renaissance

Alexis Ohanian says that technology means more creators can pursue their craft and get paid for it. The Internet means that people all over the world are becoming patrons of artists all over the world.
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How Much Is An MBA Degree Really Worth?

And how much more money does an MBA from Harvard, Stanford or Wharton get you over a career than one from Texas A&M, Ohio State, or the University of Iowa?
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The SEC Is Probing Private Equity Performance Figures

More specifically, the regulator is examining how private equity firms report a key metric of their past performance when they market new funds to investors.
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Can a Business Grow Itself Into Bankruptcy?

Sometimes, increasing sales can backfire, and the math will eat a company alive.
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Y Combinator Partner on Crowdfunding: It Makes Our Job Harder

Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of social news site Reddit and partner at startup accelerator Y Combinator, talks about how platforms like Kickstarter are making his role as a startup investor more challenging.
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Are You Ready to Pitch Investors for Funding?

As many entrepreneurs know, securing funding for new business ventures can be a very difficult endeavor. So, when seeking funding for your company, make sure you are prepared.
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The Next 3 Surges That Will Change the Future of Crowdfunding

The remaining months of 2014 and beyond will hold unexpected twists for those hoping to ride the ever-increasing crowdfunding wave.
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