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3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail to Secure Funding

3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail to Secure Funding

The necessity of learning from past failures and adjusting your investor pitch to avoid the mistakes that have led many other startups down the road to failure has never been more important.
When to Spend Your Time Versus When to Spend Your Money

When to Spend Your Time Versus When to Spend Your Money

Work-life balance is about managing the way you use both.
Secure That First Investor, and the Rest Will Come

Secure That First Investor, and the Rest Will Come

Venture capital's dirty little secret: investors don't like going it alone.
The Sharing Economy Holds Promise for More Goods to Be Offered at Near Zero Marginal Cost

The Sharing Economy Holds Promise for More Goods to Be Offered at Near Zero Marginal Cost

The emerging Internet of Things and tech advances will allow for pooling of resources, greater productivity, a smaller income divide and environmental benefits.
To Build Wealth, Treat Money Like a Jealous Lover

To Build Wealth, Treat Money Like a Jealous Lover

Why it’s important for ambitious entrepreneurs to think like young millionaires from the very start.
5 Kinds of Crowdfunding You Never Thought Of

5 Kinds of Crowdfunding You Never Thought Of

Nontraditional financing platforms are rapidly reducing entrepreneurs' cash squeeze while offering investors returns.
5 Things Investors Want to Know Before Signing a Check

5 Things Investors Want to Know Before Signing a Check

Your absolute faith in your idea is not shared by investors but, if you see things as they do, you can persuade them.
Jared Leto Is the Latest Celeb to Hop on the Entrepreneurial Bandwagon

Jared Leto Is the Latest Celeb to Hop on the Entrepreneurial Bandwagon

The Academy Award-winning actor and musician has invested in tech startup Zenefits, an automated human resources company.
Why You Should Integrate a Family Trust with Your Business

Why You Should Integrate a Family Trust with Your Business

Utilizing a Revocable Living Trust can be an affordable way to ensure your business passes effectively to your family or loved ones upon your death.
Can Your Crowdfunding Campaign Compete?

Can Your Crowdfunding Campaign Compete?

These tips can help level the crowdfunding playing field.
3 Angles for Understanding Angels

3 Angles for Understanding Angels

Entrepreneurs seeking a heavenly relationship with their investors should know three things before pitching their business.
Kickstarter Streamlines Its Rules, Becomes Less Exclusive

Kickstarter Streamlines Its Rules, Becomes Less Exclusive

The popular crowdfunding platform unveiled new rules today that make it easier to launch a campaign.
Raising Money for Your Business? Consider These Tips.

Raising Money for Your Business? Consider These Tips.

Being savvy about your time and money can maximize your resources as you bootstrap your business.
Financial Gifts Recent Grads Can Really Use

Financial Gifts Recent Grads Can Really Use

Need an idea for a graduation gift? This might be a chance to get your favorite new graduate on solid financial footing.
What Your CPA Isn't Telling You

What Your CPA Isn't Telling You

At Entrepreneur magazine's Growth Conference this year, CPA and attorney Mark Kohler explained to an audience of entrepreneurs the importance of finding the right accountant for your business.
VC 100: The Top Venture Capital Firms Backing U.S. Startups

VC 100: The Top Venture Capital Firms Backing U.S. Startups

If you want to launch a business, it's critical to know the state of startup capital. As the VC market recovers, we look at the firms funding American innovation.
The Median Income of an Uber Driver in NYC Is Nearly $100,000

The Median Income of an Uber Driver in NYC Is Nearly $100,000

Uber published some staggering figures on its company blog about how much money its drivers make.
Square Ramps Up Its Offering with a Merchant Cash Advance Program

Square Ramps Up Its Offering with a Merchant Cash Advance Program

Jack Dorsey’s latest company Square, a business best known for mobile credit-card processing, today announced a program to help entrepreneurs get access to capital as soon as the very next day.
Credit Unions Are Increasingly Business Friendly

Credit Unions Are Increasingly Business Friendly

Credit unions, long an alternative to banks for individual customers, are keenly interested in small business lending.
8 Ways to Make Your Crowdfunding Campaign Pop

8 Ways to Make Your Crowdfunding Campaign Pop

It seems like everyone and their mother has a Kickstarter campaign. Here's how to get yours noticed.
Four Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Fitbit

Four Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Fitbit

Why FitBit's "quantified self" approach works for businesses too
Pitching Investments to Pro Athletes Is No Slam Dunk

Pitching Investments to Pro Athletes Is No Slam Dunk

Athletes today are famously well paid and far more business savvy than in years past.
The Correct Answers to 'How Will You Use My Money?'

The Correct Answers to 'How Will You Use My Money?'

Investors need to be assured your business is in good shape. It also helps to not proclaim your desire for a new car.
These Numbers, Used Properly, Can Help You See Problems in Advance

These Numbers, Used Properly, Can Help You See Problems in Advance

You're probably already receiving financial statements, but are they doing you any good? Here's what your metrics should look like.
A Step-by-Step Guide to Nabbing an Angel Round

A Step-by-Step Guide to Nabbing an Angel Round

With many entrepreneurs stating their major concern is capital, getting outside funding can be imperative to a startup's success. Here are a few tips on getting your first round.

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