Finance

Tips for Entrepreneurs Who Must Brave the Venture-Capital Gauntlet
Business Optimization

Tips for Entrepreneurs Who Must Brave the Venture-Capital Gauntlet

Money-loaded VCs might seem intimidating, but armed with a few tips, entrepreneurs -- even those wrestling with financing for the first time -- can help level the playing field.
Ryan Holmes
Public Acknowledgement Is an Effective Way to Get and Keep Donors
Nonprofit Marketing

Public Acknowledgement Is an Effective Way to Get and Keep Donors

Lots of organizations depend on donors. Here's how to get them to keep on giving.
Heather Ripley
Are You That Lucky Employee With an IPO Windfall?
IPO

Are You That Lucky Employee With an IPO Windfall?

If you are, then don't lose it. Instead, plan wisely. Here are five ways to do that.
Andrea Murad
5 Important Questions About Real-Estate Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

5 Important Questions About Real-Estate Crowdfunding

It may seem like just another tech fad. But consider that real estate-specific websites have raked in millions in investments.
Steven Kaufman
How Industry Analysts Can Help Entrepreneurs Raise Money
Fundraising

How Industry Analysts Can Help Entrepreneurs Raise Money

Getting venture capital funding is a constant game of selling, and it's far easier to sell yourself if independent third-party experts rave about you.
Andrew Hsu
5 Ways to Spend Money to Make Money
Data-Driven Marketing

5 Ways to Spend Money to Make Money

That corner booth at your next trade show could bring more revenue your way.
Jess Ekstrom
Raise More Capital When You Can
Business Optimization

Raise More Capital When You Can

Investors and founders both sense the venture funding pool is drying up. If you're raising money, take every dollar you can when you can.
Alex Iskold
The Top 4 Tax Strategies To Save Your Business Money
Business Optimization

The Top 4 Tax Strategies To Save Your Business Money

Tax season can be daunting for everyone, but small businesses and entrepreneurs need to pay particular attention to the benefits and deductions available to them in order to reduce their tax liability.
David McKeegan
This 'Home Disaster Alert System' Is Catching Fire on Kickstarter
Smart Home

This 'Home Disaster Alert System' Is Catching Fire on Kickstarter

The Dome Alert promises to detect flooding and freezing conditions along with carbon monoxide and fire threats.
Laura Entis
8 Smart Things to Do When You Find Your Capital Isn't Enough
Ready To Launch

8 Smart Things to Do When You Find Your Capital Isn't Enough

Ever hear how the founders of Airbnb sold 'Obama O's' and 'Cap'n McCain's' fictitious cereals to help fund their startup?
Toby Nwazor
San Francisco's Largest Yellow Cab Company Files for Bankruptcy Protection
Bankruptcy

San Francisco's Largest Yellow Cab Company Files for Bankruptcy Protection

The company's president blamed competition from ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft, among other factors.
Laura Entis
6 Stress-Relieving Financial Tips for Entrepreneurs
Money Management

6 Stress-Relieving Financial Tips for Entrepreneurs

One point is to live by the guideline of TSL: taxes, savings, life.
Darrah Brustein
These Are the Models That Dominate Today's Multibillion-Dollar Crowdfunding Market
Crowdfunding

These Are the Models That Dominate Today's Multibillion-Dollar Crowdfunding Market

Crowdfunding has been around for over 100 years, says expert Sally Outlaw, and it's here to stay.
Geoff Weiss
5 Ways to Avoid Paying Too Much on a Business Loan
Loans

5 Ways to Avoid Paying Too Much on a Business Loan

There are some simple tricks you can use to weed out the bad apples and ensure you get a fair deal on your financing.
Sam Hodges