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'Perspective-Taking' and How to Close an Investor in 3 Minutes
Ready To Launch

'Perspective-Taking' and How to Close an Investor in 3 Minutes

Are you watching for those all-important clues? Here's how to do that.
It Made Sense at the Time: Why I Passed on Uber's Seed Round
Venture Capital

It Made Sense at the Time: Why I Passed on Uber's Seed Round

The opportunity to invest the equivalent of a down payment on a modest Silicon Valley house in the early Uber would be worth a billion dollars now. When you pay that kind of tuition, you need to learn the lesson.
John Greathouse
3 Reasons the Bank Yanked Your Credit Line -- and How to Fix the Problem
Business Optimization

3 Reasons the Bank Yanked Your Credit Line -- and How to Fix the Problem

It's a serious wake-up call, but it won't be the end of your business. Let's figure out what went wrong.
Understand Something About Your Student Loans: They're 100 Percent Your Fault
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Understand Something About Your Student Loans: They're 100 Percent Your Fault

Ever consider that entrepreneurship is the answer to that crippling monthly debt?
Brandon Turner
10 Ways to Fund Your Small Business
Business Optimization

10 Ways to Fund Your Small Business

Equity? Debt? Which one is right for you? (Hint: think carefully before taking loans from friends and family).
Doug and Polly White
The First 100,000 Successful Kickstarter Campaigns, in 10 Numbers
Kickstarter

The First 100,000 Successful Kickstarter Campaigns, in 10 Numbers

The crowdfunding platform released a mountain of data to celebrate its latest milestone. We pulled out a handful of the most interesting bits.
Catherine Clifford
B2B? C2C? VC-Backed? Read on to Have These and Other Business Models Explained.
Business Model

B2B? C2C? VC-Backed? Read on to Have These and Other Business Models Explained.

Here are five business models your startup can use in its pursuit of bringing in revenue.
Igor Shoifot
Women Raise More Money With Crowdfunding, Research Shows
Crowdfunding

Women Raise More Money With Crowdfunding, Research Shows

The difference comes down to the words female founders use, according to a UC Berkeley study.
Catherine Clifford
3 Rules About Cash Flow That First-Time Business Owners Need to Know
Business Optimization

3 Rules About Cash Flow That First-Time Business Owners Need to Know

First off, be proactive. The best time to think about cash flow is before you have a need.
Eyal Lifshitz
Service Industry Job Site Snagajob Raises $100 Million in Funding
Funding

Service Industry Job Site Snagajob Raises $100 Million in Funding

The influx of capital will be used, in part, to expand the company's mobile offerings.
Carly Okyle
A New Kind of Financing That Doesn't Involve Taking on Debt or Giving Away Equity
Business Optimization

A New Kind of Financing That Doesn't Involve Taking on Debt or Giving Away Equity

Here are five ways that the new R round is different than other types of finance currently available for entrepreneurs.
Catherine Clifford
Sustainable Capitalism Is the Next Big Thing in Investing
Small Business - Big Impact

Sustainable Capitalism Is the Next Big Thing in Investing

Urgent global social needs and unprecedented advancements in technology have made sustainable capitalism a necessary development.
Tx Zhuo
10 Answers That Will Make Your Startup Plan Worthy of Investment
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10 Answers That Will Make Your Startup Plan Worthy of Investment

Having all the answers when you pitch investors will lead them to ask only one question: ""How soon can I sign up?"
Martin Zwilling
Gravity Payments' Processing Practices Questioned
Dan Price

Gravity Payments' Processing Practices Questioned

The company's coding practices could potentially result in fines for small businesses that use Gravity as a payment processor, according to citizen journalist Doug Forbes.
Geoff Weiss