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This Investment Firm Is Insuring Families' Rise Out of Poverty
Impact Investing

This Investment Firm Is Insuring Families' Rise Out of Poverty

LeapFrog invests in companies that offer insurance to emerging middle-class families in the developing world.
Jessica Pothering
6 Potato Salad-Tested Crowdfunding Tricks That Work
Crowdfunding

6 Potato Salad-Tested Crowdfunding Tricks That Work

You may think it's silly that people gave money to someone to create a side dish, but there are reasons for that.
Hellen Barbara
Bitcoin Named Worst-Performing Currency of 2014
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Named Worst-Performing Currency of 2014

Bitcoin's awareness and adoption grew by leaps and bounds this year, but its value did the opposite, plummeting by more than 56 percent.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Essentials for Raising Your Growth Round of Funding
Financing

5 Essentials for Raising Your Growth Round of Funding

A startup needs a good story to secure initial funding and good numbers to get a second round.
Matt Straz
Startup Business Forecasts Are Not Black Magic, Just Smart Business
Business Plans

Startup Business Forecasts Are Not Black Magic, Just Smart Business

You need these projections to set internal goals and milestones, and to measure your progress toward reasonable success objectives.
Martin Zwilling
4 Qualities of the Right VC for Your Startup
Venture Capital

4 Qualities of the Right VC for Your Startup

The emergence of new players in startup financing means you can be pickier.
Brady Bohrmann
6 Smart Tax Moves to Take Before the End of the Year
Taxes

6 Smart Tax Moves to Take Before the End of the Year

These tips will help you save on your tax bill and put some money into your retirement fund.
John Hewitt
How Venture Capital and Crowdfunding Can Be Mutually Beneficial
Money

How Venture Capital and Crowdfunding Can Be Mutually Beneficial

V.C. and crowdfunding each have a place in the entrepreneurial landscape.
3 Money Mistakes You Must Fix to Get Rich
Money Management

3 Money Mistakes You Must Fix to Get Rich

Shark Tank star Kevin O'Leary says you need to understand your relationship to money.
Kevin O'Leary
Richard Branson on Deciding Whether or Not to Invest in a New Venture
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Deciding Whether or Not to Invest in a New Venture

While there's no exact science for making this decision, there are a few general rules that should help inform your choice.
Richard Branson
Super Angels Answer the Prayers of Startups Starved for Funding
Angel Investors

Super Angels Answer the Prayers of Startups Starved for Funding

A new class of investor with the agility and vision that VCs seem to have lost are investing in hundreds of promising young companies.
Martin Zwilling
How to Seek Early-Stage Funding That Won't Spoil Your Startup
Funding

How to Seek Early-Stage Funding That Won't Spoil Your Startup

Entrepreneurs often anguish over determining the value of their companies. Here are some tips to help avoid mistakes.
Peter Gasca
The Strategies 4 CEOs Used to Raise $50 Million in Venture Capital
Venture Capital

The Strategies 4 CEOs Used to Raise $50 Million in Venture Capital

Seeking financing is always a challenge, but you can increase your chances of success with these tips.
Zach Cutler
The Billionaires Who Gained and Lost the Most Money in 2014
Billionaires

The Billionaires Who Gained and Lost the Most Money in 2014

Among the tech elite, it was a good year for Jack Ma, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg. For Jeff Bezos, not so much.
Catherine Clifford