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Look Closely at These 4 M's Before Investing in a Startup
Venture Capital

Look Closely at These 4 M's Before Investing in a Startup

Nobody knows better than venture investors the challenges facing a new company. Take a hard look at the prospects for success before placing your bet.
George Deeb
Start Early, Aim Low, Keep It Short: How to Run a Successful Kickstarter Campaign (Infographic)
Infographics

Start Early, Aim Low, Keep It Short: How to Run a Successful Kickstarter Campaign (Infographic)

Ideally, entrepreneurs should ask for as little money as possible and set up campaigns that run no longer than 30 days.
Geoff Weiss
Why Small Businesses Don't Want a Loan
Loans

Why Small Businesses Don't Want a Loan

The reason may be due to uncertainties caused by the financial crisis and how home values have fallen so much.
Kate Rogers
8 Questions That Will Help Set the Right Expectations With Investors
Investors

8 Questions That Will Help Set the Right Expectations With Investors

You need to seek an amount that is just right, based on your real needs, and consistent with the capabilities and interests of the investors you are addressing.
Martin Zwilling
Google, Michael Dell Just Invested $60 Million on This
Investors

Google, Michael Dell Just Invested $60 Million on This

The groups are betting on a very musical future.
Here's the Major Obstacle Tinder Still Faces
Tinder

Here's the Major Obstacle Tinder Still Faces

Morgan Stanley analysts don't see a love connection for investors.
Inside PayPal's Microlending Program
PayPal

Inside PayPal's Microlending Program

Microloans can mean mega profits.
Michelle Goodman
Exits: What's Red Hot in Venture Capital and What to Expect in 2015
VC 100

Exits: What's Red Hot in Venture Capital and What to Expect in 2015

Our VC 100 coverage breaks down exit activity in 2014 and what the market anticipates this year.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Choose an Investor Like You Would a Spouse
Angel Investors

Choose an Investor Like You Would a Spouse

Incompatible goals can lead to business hell. Here are the issues to think through ahead of time.
Tim Berry
The 3 Most Awesomely Absurd Campaigns on Kickstarter Right Now
Crowdfunding

The 3 Most Awesomely Absurd Campaigns on Kickstarter Right Now

The power of the crowd is real. And so is people's ability to create the wackiest things possible.
Geoff Weiss
What Drove 2014's Eye-Popping $44.7 Billion in VC Fundraising
VC 100

What Drove 2014's Eye-Popping $44.7 Billion in VC Fundraising

This special coverage looks into the forces behind 2014's venture capital confidence.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
4 Options for Raising Capital From Friends, Investors or Even the Feds
Raising Capital

4 Options for Raising Capital From Friends, Investors or Even the Feds

Few entrepreneurs are self funded, all the rest need to jump through hoops and negotiate a web of rules.
John Boitnott
Prepare for the Sale of a Business in 6 Steps
Selling a Business

Prepare for the Sale of a Business in 6 Steps

To potentially maximize the value of a deal and protect your assets, put a strategic plan in place before any papers are signed.
Mary Martuscelli
4 Money Mistakes Made by Businesses That Are Always Short on Funds
Money Management

4 Money Mistakes Made by Businesses That Are Always Short on Funds

Cash-strapped businesses that adopt transparent accounting and disciplined spending often find they have more cash than they realized.
Andrew Cravenho