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Kickstarter Co-Founder's Next Chapter: A Nonprofit Discovery Platform

Perry Chen has been working with a team of volunteers every Monday night for the last year to come up with an organization that helps people discover and support nonprofits for $1 a day.

This Is Good News for the Banking Industry

After falling to record lows, a new positive attitude toward the banking industry is great news due to the effects on consumer decisions.

7 Questions for Your Investment Banker

Seeking capital for your startup? Here's what to inquire of a potential fundraiser.

A Day in the Life of a Kickstarter Creator

Asking people for money is tough. But some are learning how to do it and starting businesses as a result.

How to Select a Tax Professional for Your Small Business

If you're an entrepreneur, it's critical to find a tax preparer who understands the tax implications of owning a small business as well as your particular needs in order to establish a beneficial relationship.

A 'Sneaky' Way to Save More for Retirement

Choosing wisely about this particular expense can lead to healthier finances in retirement.

The 6 Waves to Watch in the World of Crowdfunding

Given the relatively recent arrival of the crowdfunding wave to the market, following its future iterations is sure to provide interesting insights. Here are six trends to keep your eye on.

Anatomy of a Kickstarter Backer

Crowdfunding invites the financial participation of ordinary people. Here's how to make your campaign appeal to a prospective investor.

When Selecting a Buyer for Your Business, Don't Just Consider Price

Many variables enter the equation for a successful sale of a company. These are the key factors to weigh before you accept an offer and hand over the keys.

Avoid These 5 Common Small-Business Financing Mistakes

Between the hidden fees, overlooked costs and simple misconceptions about true costs, borrowing money is a good place to look for ways to save money.

Billionaires are Hoarding Piles of Cash

The latest sign that the ultra-wealthy are nervous about putting more money into today's markets.

How to Invest for Equity in a Startup

Anyone interested in a stake in a new business should be aware of these 10 issues.

Entrepreneurship Is a High-Stakes Game. Know Your Odds Going In. (Infographic)

A snapshot of how many businesses start every month and where they get their funding.

Facing an Audit? Here Are Steps to Take When the Tax Man Comes.

Don't panic but respond appropriately and respectfully. Follow these practices to help stave off IRS scrutiny.

Negotiate Like a Pro -- 7 Techniques When Selling Your Company

The high stakes make this type of transaction entirely unique. Know how to proceed wisely.

Indiegogo Pilots New Program Allowing Crowdfunding Campaigns to Stay Open Indefinitely

The new functionality will allow users to deepen their connection with funders, in addition to giving them a way to keep raising money, the company says.

Dreams of Being a Billionaire? Get Your Entrepreneurial Hustle On.

A new report shows that most of the world's billionaires made the majority of their wealth themselves.

With $28 Million in New Funding, Porch Is the 1-Year-Old Startup Looking to Remodel the Home Improvement Market

In addition to a large Series A, the company reported an exponential increase in employee headcount and several new site features.

So You're Being Audited. Now What?

Seven steps to get you through the ordeal.

Thriving in Finance Requires Patience and Humility

Caution and a deep appreciation for all you don't know are, surprisingly, key elements of success in the go-go, big-ego world of investing.

25 Reasons I Will Not Invest in Your Startup

What's the point in losing money on purpose? Here are some telltale clues that your business is not a sound proposition.

Understanding a Business Valuation

Knowing what exactly a business valuation is as well as its components isn't easy. Here's a straightforward rundown.

Investors and Customers Aren't So Impressed By Shiny New Tech

Unless your product is truly disruptive or you have bags of cash, don't bother bringing it to market. Instead, solve a real-world problem.

Go Fund Yourself

Don't waste time chasing investors. A myriad of options exist for ambitious entrepreneurs seeking to expand their startup and in need of financing.
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