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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
Win an Investor's Money by Acing These 5 Questions
Startup Financing

Win an Investor's Money by Acing These 5 Questions

Entrepreneurs are put to the test before a financier writes a check. The ones that provide excellent answers score.
Peter S. Cohan
7 Things You Should Know About Shake Shack
Shake Shack

7 Things You Should Know About Shake Shack

As the 'fine casual' burger chain prepares to go public, here's a look at some of the most fascinating factoids about the company's growth and strategy.
John Kell
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