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The 6 Waves to Watch in the World of Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

The 6 Waves to Watch in the World of Crowdfunding

Given the relatively recent arrival of the crowdfunding wave to the market, following its future iterations is sure to provide interesting insights. Here are six trends to keep your eye on.
David Drake
Anatomy of a Kickstarter Backer
Crowdfunding

Anatomy of a Kickstarter Backer

Crowdfunding invites the financial participation of ordinary people. Here's how to make your campaign appeal to a prospective investor.
Stacey Alcorn
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When Selecting a Buyer for Your Business, Don't Just Consider Price
Selling a Business

When Selecting a Buyer for Your Business, Don't Just Consider Price

Many variables enter the equation for a successful sale of a company. These are the key factors to weigh before you accept an offer and hand over the keys.
Tensie Homan
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Avoid These 5 Common Small-Business Financing Mistakes
Small Business Financing

Avoid These 5 Common Small-Business Financing Mistakes

Between the hidden fees, overlooked costs and simple misconceptions about true costs, borrowing money is a good place to look for ways to save money.
Eyal Lifshitz
Billionaires are Hoarding Piles of Cash
Money Management

Billionaires are Hoarding Piles of Cash

The latest sign that the ultra-wealthy are nervous about putting more money into today's markets.
Robert Frank
How to Invest for Equity in a Startup
Investing

How to Invest for Equity in a Startup

Anyone interested in a stake in a new business should be aware of these 10 issues.
Kendall Almerico
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Entrepreneurship Is a High-Stakes Game. Know Your Odds Going In. (Infographic)
Infographics

Entrepreneurship Is a High-Stakes Game. Know Your Odds Going In. (Infographic)

A snapshot of how many businesses start every month and where they get their funding.
Catherine Clifford
Facing an Audit? Here Are Steps to Take When the Tax Man Comes.
Taxes

Facing an Audit? Here Are Steps to Take When the Tax Man Comes.

Don't panic but respond appropriately and respectfully. Follow these practices to help stave off IRS scrutiny.
John Hewitt
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Negotiate Like a Pro -- 7 Techniques When Selling Your Company
Selling a Business

Negotiate Like a Pro -- 7 Techniques When Selling Your Company

The high stakes make this type of transaction entirely unique. Know how to proceed wisely.
Peter Lehrman
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Indiegogo Pilots New Program Allowing Crowdfunding Campaigns to Stay Open Indefinitely
IndieGoGo

Indiegogo Pilots New Program Allowing Crowdfunding Campaigns to Stay Open Indefinitely

The new functionality will allow users to deepen their connection with funders, in addition to giving them a way to keep raising money, the company says.
Catherine Clifford
Dreams of Being a Billionaire? Get Your Entrepreneurial Hustle On.
Billionaires

Dreams of Being a Billionaire? Get Your Entrepreneurial Hustle On.

A new report shows that most of the world's billionaires made the majority of their wealth themselves.
Catherine Clifford
With $28 Million in New Funding, Porch Is the 1-Year-Old Startup Looking to Remodel the Home Improvement Market
Funding

With $28 Million in New Funding, Porch Is the 1-Year-Old Startup Looking to Remodel the Home Improvement Market

In addition to a large Series A, the company reported an exponential increase in employee headcount and several new site features.
Geoff Weiss
So You're Being Audited. Now What?
Audits

So You're Being Audited. Now What?

Seven steps to get you through the ordeal.
J.D. Roth
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Thriving in Finance Requires Patience and Humility
Experts

Thriving in Finance Requires Patience and Humility

Caution and a deep appreciation for all you don't know are, surprisingly, key elements of success in the go-go, big-ego world of investing.
Murray Newlands