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9 Tips for Winning Investors in the 5 Minutes You Have Their Attention
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9 Tips for Winning Investors in the 5 Minutes You Have Their Attention

Mark Twain noted few souls are saved after the first 10 minutes of the sermon. Your pitch has, maybe, half that time.
Protecting Your Computer Against the Threat Posed by Humans
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Protecting Your Computer Against the Threat Posed by Humans

Stave off unnecessary data loss at your company resulting from errors made by your own staff.
Puncturing the 3 Newest Myths About Small Business Loans
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Puncturing the 3 Newest Myths About Small Business Loans

A new breed of online, nonbank lenders is using innovative technology, alternative data and fresh credit models to offer financing to modest companies.
The One Thing Entrepreneurs Must Get in Order Before They Launch a Business
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The One Thing Entrepreneurs Must Get in Order Before They Launch a Business

Entrepreneurs may be excited to start a new endeavor but if this area is in shambles, they are going to have a difficult time running their startup.
Our Progress Report on the JOBS Act
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Our Progress Report on the JOBS Act

Two years after President Obama signed the act into law, we lay out the good and the bad.
Everything You Need for a Winning Crowdfunding Campaign (Infographic)
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Everything You Need for a Winning Crowdfunding Campaign (Infographic)

Here's a statistical breakdown of all of the completed campaigns on Indiegogo and Kickstarter as of early August.
Though Few Have, Now Is the Right Time to Embrace Video Earnings Calls
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Though Few Have, Now Is the Right Time to Embrace Video Earnings Calls

Public companies have much to gain from the power of video to showcase their executives and their message.
Jessica Alba's Startup Raises $70 Million as It Prepares to Go Public
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Jessica Alba's Startup Raises $70 Million as It Prepares to Go Public

This latest round of funding values The Honest Company, a maker of eco-friendly family and baby products, at close to $1 billion.
It's All About the Money: Cash or Accrual Accounting?
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It's All About the Money: Cash or Accrual Accounting?

Both methods have advantages and drawbacks, and could determine how you file your taxes.
Determining When You Should Hire a Full-Time Accountant
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Determining When You Should Hire a Full-Time Accountant

Often entrepreneurs don't have the core competencies to understand accounting, which could result in a startup failing. Here is how an entrepreneur should approach hiring an accountant or outsourcing her financial tasks to ensure success.
8 Steps to Launching a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
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8 Steps to Launching a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Meticulous planning and plenty of hard work are the keys to crowdfunding the capital you need to launch.
Meet the Newest Member of Kickstarter's Million-Dollar Club
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Meet the Newest Member of Kickstarter's Million-Dollar Club

This startup has entered an elite and growing group that has raised seven figures on the popular crowdfunding site.
Want to Get a VC's Attention? Make Sure You Do These 6 Things.
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Want to Get a VC's Attention? Make Sure You Do These 6 Things.

Raising capital is perhaps the most difficult challenge any entrepreneur faces in starting a business. Here are a few tips to make it less daunting.
Tech Entrepreneurs Should Remember Investors Don't Speak Their Language
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Tech Entrepreneurs Should Remember Investors Don't Speak Their Language

It’s your responsibility to translate your message into values and priorities that the intended receiver can readily relate to.
Want to Get Rich? Know How to Diversify Your Investments.
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Want to Get Rich? Know How to Diversify Your Investments.

"People don't get rich by tip-toeing in with $100 investments all over the place."
11 Things You're Probably Too Polite to Tell the VC Who Wasted Your Time
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11 Things You're Probably Too Polite to Tell the VC Who Wasted Your Time

There is nothing like a few meetings with insincere, boastful investors to encourage your embrace of the lean startup strategy.
Increase Your Wealth and Your Website's Views: Our Weekly Tips Roundup
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Increase Your Wealth and Your Website's Views: Our Weekly Tips Roundup

Start your week with these top tricks and secrets from Entrepreneur.com contributors.
This Mosquito-Repelling Wristband Might Just Save Your Summer
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This Mosquito-Repelling Wristband Might Just Save Your Summer

Invisaband, a mosquito repellent band that lasts for 120 hours, is seeking to raise $10,000 on crowdfunding platform Indiegogo.
Investors Will Show Love to Entrepreneurs Who Do Their Homework
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Investors Will Show Love to Entrepreneurs Who Do Their Homework

Before you ask anyone for money, do research into your market segment with these six free to inexpensive resources.
PayPal Unit Reportedly in Talks to Accept Bitcoin
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PayPal Unit Reportedly in Talks to Accept Bitcoin

It's only a matter of time before eBay subsidiary Braintree begins accepting Bitcoin payments, but eBay and PayPal won’t, at least not initially.
 5 Startups to Watch at Y Combinator's Demo Day
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5 Startups to Watch at Y Combinator's Demo Day

An investor's preview of the companies that have caught his eye at the Californian accelerator's summer event.
Investors Are Hungry for Food Startups
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Investors Are Hungry for Food Startups

Traditionally a field dominated by technology and biotechnology, venture investors have developed an appetite for food.
Every Entrepreneur Should Know These 3 Essentials About Crowdfunding
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Every Entrepreneur Should Know These 3 Essentials About Crowdfunding

What you may not know about this emerging industry could be keeping you back from opportunities.
You Can Invest in Neil Young's Company, PonoMusic, for as Little as $5,000
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You Can Invest in Neil Young's Company, PonoMusic, for as Little as $5,000

...As long as you're an accredited investor.
Why Leveraging Sales to Finance Growth Is Better Than Wooing a VC
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Why Leveraging Sales to Finance Growth Is Better Than Wooing a VC

Winning VC funding is a gratifying rite of passage that some of the most successful entrepreneurs skipped in favor of funding growth from revenue.
The 7 Due Diligence Basics for Investing in a Startup
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The 7 Due Diligence Basics for Investing in a Startup

There is only so much an investor can due to reduce risk, so be sure to do all of it.
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