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A Startup Founded by Former NASA Scientists Just Landed $95 Million
Investors

A Startup Founded by Former NASA Scientists Just Landed $95 Million

The San Francisco-based private company's list of investors include SpaceX backer Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner.
Home Improvement Startup Porch Raises $65 Million at $500 Million Valuation
Funding

Home Improvement Startup Porch Raises $65 Million at $500 Million Valuation

The 16-month-old company plans to allocate funds towards enhancing its new mobile app.
Geoff Weiss
5 Things Business Owners Should Keep in Mind With Succession Planning
Selling a Business

5 Things Business Owners Should Keep in Mind With Succession Planning

Being properly prepared puts the company leader in the best vantage point even if a sale is not immediately on the horizon.
Michelle Brennan Hall
Non-Disclosures Can Protect Your Idea, or Destroy It
Business Ideas

Non-Disclosures Can Protect Your Idea, or Destroy It

Here are six considerations of when to sign an agreement with investors or other interested parties.
Martin Zwilling
Cut Through the Complexity of Selling Your Company
Selling a Business

Cut Through the Complexity of Selling Your Company

Ensure that personal-wealth planning does not take a backseat to the business transaction.
Michael J. Montgomery and James R. Cody
Samsung, Sequoia Invest in Israeli Mobile Video Chat App
Investors

Samsung, Sequoia Invest in Israeli Mobile Video Chat App

Israel's Rounds says it has raised $12 million in new funding.
Coming Soon: The Biggest Wealth Transfer in History
Wealth

Coming Soon: The Biggest Wealth Transfer in History

As the world's richest retire, the next three decades will see the most amount of money change hands -- ever.
Ansuya Harjani
Online-Grocery Delivery Service Instacart Lands $220 Million From Kleiner Perkins
Investors

Online-Grocery Delivery Service Instacart Lands $220 Million From Kleiner Perkins

The company says it will use the cash to grow into new markets and create new partnerships.
The Nitty-Gritty Truth About Loans From Family and Friends
Loans

The Nitty-Gritty Truth About Loans From Family and Friends

The risks enter into emotional as well as financial turf. Here's how to protect these relationships.
Joshua Steimle
How Smart Startups Survive Investor Due Diligence
Investors

How Smart Startups Survive Investor Due Diligence

This mysterious and dreaded process can kill the whole deal.
Martin Zwilling
5 Legal Steps to Take to Shutter Your Business
Exit Strategies

5 Legal Steps to Take to Shutter Your Business

It can be a hard decision to close up shop, but make sure you do it properly if it comes down to it.
Nellie Akalp
Career Website Glassdoor Nabs $70 Million in Latest Round
Funding

Career Website Glassdoor Nabs $70 Million in Latest Round

Google along with existing investors Tiger Global, Battery Ventures and Sutter Hill Ventures participated in the latest round.
People Invest in People -- an Overlooked Aspect of Private Investing
Investing

People Invest in People -- an Overlooked Aspect of Private Investing

Online capital raising still involves the core tenet of trust and a serious focus on what the entrepreneur is trying to build with a startup.
Joanna Schwartz
The Year in Startup Funding (Infographic)
Startup Funding

The Year in Startup Funding (Infographic)

A snapshot of how entrepreneurs found funding for their companies in 2014 and which industries attracted the most dollars.
Carly Okyle