Finance

Lessons Learned From Losing a Million Dollars
Money Management

Lessons Learned From Losing a Million Dollars

After blowing through my first $1 million, I developed methods to make and keep my next seven figures.
Clint Evans and Joshua Lee
More Than Money: 4 Tips to Find the Right Investor for Your Startup
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More Than Money: 4 Tips to Find the Right Investor for Your Startup

Your ideal investor won't be just a walking bank account.
Allison Engel
4 Things You Need to Know if You Hope to Raise $50 Million With a Regulation A+ Mini-IPO
Equity Crowdfunding

4 Things You Need to Know if You Hope to Raise $50 Million With a Regulation A+ Mini-IPO

Not surprisingly, few small businesses were ready for the requirement of the new law. Many are still trying to get these records in order and audits completed.
Kendall Almerico
Don't Go the Way of Gravity Payments. Focus on Fairness, Balance in Salary Management.
Performance Ignited

Don't Go the Way of Gravity Payments. Focus on Fairness, Balance in Salary Management.

Have an objective compensation system that lets employees focus on intrinsic rewards.
Joel Trammell
8 Times When It's OK to Ding Your Credit Score (Infographic)
Credit Cards

8 Times When It's OK to Ding Your Credit Score (Infographic)

There are times with credit utilization when losing a little ultimately gains you a lot.
Brad Wilson
6 Steps to Launch a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
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6 Steps to Launch a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

If a multi-function cooler and a card game about kittens and explosions can exceed their funding goals by such large margins, imagine what you could do with your idea.
Thomas Smale
How Investors Choose Startups to Finance
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How Investors Choose Startups to Finance

Early-stage investors gather very little information when making a decision. But that makes perfect sense.
Scott Shane
When to Use the Term Debt vs. Revolving Debt
Startup Funding

When to Use the Term Debt vs. Revolving Debt

Knowing the difference can save you and your business big-time.
Ami Kassar
What to Do When Your Funding Vanishes
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What to Do When Your Funding Vanishes

Enthusiastic public announcements aside, sometimes the check doesn't arrive as promised. So put down that champagne and heed the advice of entrepreneurs who've dealt with the disappointment of disappearing capital.
The High Costs of Your Exit Strategy
Small Business - Big Impact

The High Costs of Your Exit Strategy

Whether it's a divorce or an M&A transaction, divesting can have lasting effects
Steph Wagner
Save Money on Business-Travel Expenses With These 5 Hacks
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Save Money on Business-Travel Expenses With These 5 Hacks

Many startups approach business travel in an ad hoc way, where things are left to the last minute or up to the discretion of employees.
Aleda Schaffer
5 Finance Tips All Business Owners Should Follow
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5 Finance Tips All Business Owners Should Follow

Entrepreneurs may not like keeping their books, but it's a completely necessary part of running a company.
Eric Siu
Why Entrepreneurs Should Think About Non-Dilutive Financing
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Why Entrepreneurs Should Think About Non-Dilutive Financing

What kind of funding you seek can make all the difference in how much money you raise and how much control you keep.
Scott Shane