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How To Show Investors Your Startup Is Worth Sinking Money Into
Pitching investors

How To Show Investors Your Startup Is Worth Sinking Money Into

To capture the attention of people who can accelerate your business, and ultimately open their wallets, you must master your investor pitch.
Scott Issen
The Old-School Solution to Cash Flow Problems Hiding in Your Receivables
Cash Flow Center

The Old-School Solution to Cash Flow Problems Hiding in Your Receivables

Selling receivables to a third-party was once a common small-business alternative to short-term financing.
Leigh Lones
Bill Gates Has Spent $1 Billion on Renewable Energy -- And He Wants to Spend Even More
24/7 Tech

Bill Gates Has Spent $1 Billion on Renewable Energy -- And He Wants to Spend Even More

He sees energy technology as the only affordable solution to climate change.
Geoffrey Smith
Cash Crunch: What's the Best Loan for Your Small Business?
Cash Flow Center

Cash Crunch: What's the Best Loan for Your Small Business?

It may seem tough to fund a new business, but entrepreneurs have more options than ever before. Investigate them all before deciding on what's best for you.
Cindy Yang
Match, Tinder to Go Public
IPO

Match, Tinder to Go Public

Media conglomerate IAC is planning an initial public offering for The Match Group, which includes Match.com, OkCupid and Tinder.
Why Your State May Be Forced to Raise Your Taxes
Taxes

Why Your State May Be Forced to Raise Your Taxes

The truth may scare you.
Eric Rosenbaum
The Numbers Behind Non-Profit Crowdfunding (Infographic)
Infographics

The Numbers Behind Non-Profit Crowdfunding (Infographic)

Just how effective are crowdfunding platforms for non-profit organizations? Check out these statistics and decide for yourself.
Carly Okyle
5 Secrets to a Successful Equity Crowdfunding Campaign
Equity crowdfunding

5 Secrets to a Successful Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

This platform opens up new funding for businesses but success requires good communication.
Geri Stengel
5 Tips for Launching a Non-Profit Campaign on Kickstarter
Crowdfunding

5 Tips for Launching a Non-Profit Campaign on Kickstarter

Isabel Sheinman, director of business development at Library for All, shares strategies for success on the crowdfunding platform.
Laura Entis
Why You Should Hire Your Kids This Summer
Finance

Why You Should Hire Your Kids This Summer

Putting your children on your payroll can help save on taxes and give them a taste of entrepreneurship.
Mark J. Kohler
3 Things VCs Are Looking For
VC Funding

3 Things VCs Are Looking For

Pitching to a venture capitalist? Be ready to answer questions about these three topics.
Here's How Many People Became Millionaires Last Year
Millionaires

Here's How Many People Became Millionaires Last Year

Asia-Pacific now has more millionaires than North America.
Raising Capital? Take These 4 Steps for Success.
Raising Capital

Raising Capital? Take These 4 Steps for Success.

How to interest investors outside, way outside, your inner circle of friends and family.
Stephen Sheinbaum
7 Keys to a Compelling Executive Summary That Wins Over Investors
Startup Basics

7 Keys to a Compelling Executive Summary That Wins Over Investors

Few investors these days have the time or patience to read a full business plan. Your two-page document should include these fields.
Martin Zwilling